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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Jim Ashley, World War II prisoner of war, places his hand over his heart through the colors presentation during the POW-MIA ceremony at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Sept. 21, 2012. The U.S. Congress passed a resolution, July 18, 1979, authorizing official observation of National POW-MIA Recognition Day.



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This work, National POW/MIA Recognition Day [Image 5 of 5], by SrA Racheal Watson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.21.2012

Date Posted:09.24.2012 11:00

Photo ID:670801

VIRIN:120921-F-EV216-032

Resolution:2832x4256

Size:4.17 MB

Location:LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, VA, USGlobe

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