FARMINGTON — A National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in Meetinghouse Park.

The public is welcome, Gordon Webber, commander of the James A. McKechnie Veterans of Foreign War Post, said.  

The National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families, according to online descriptions of the day.

The ceremony is sponsored by the VFW and Roderick Crosby American Legion Post No. 28 of Farmington.

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