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Service members pay respect to POW, MIA during ceremony

Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua White carries the prisoner of war and missing in action flag around Marek Park at Kadena Air Base Sept. 21. White was participating in the 24-hour vigil run in recognition of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which is observed annually on the third Friday of every September.



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This work, Service members pay respect to POW, MIA during ceremony [Image 2 of 4], by LCpl Donald Peterson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.21.2012

Date Posted:09.27.2012 01:44

Photo ID:672701

VIRIN:120921-M-GE767-002

Resolution:3072x2048

Size:2.3 MB

Location:KADENA AIR BASE, OKINAWA, JPGlobe

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