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'Missing Man' Ceremony Honors Prisoners of War, Missing in Action

Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Airman 1st Class Jannel Rapier, 17, stands at attention before the "Missing Man" table bearing military hats representing all of the armed services during a National POW/MIA Day Recognition Day ceremony held in Occoquan, Va., Sept. 18, 2009.



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This work, 'Missing Man' Ceremony Honors Prisoners of War, Missing in Action [Image 3 of 3], by Gerry Gilmore, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.18.2009

Date Posted:09.19.2009 19:17

Photo ID:205211

VIRIN:090918-D-#####-002

Resolution:2016x2872

Size:965.05 KB

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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