PALMDALE – This Friday is National POW/MIA Recognition Day, a day meant to honor prisoners of war, those still missing in action and their families.
To mark the solemn event, the Antelope Valley Service Organization Association and the city of Palmdale will hold its annual POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony.
The event will start at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18, at Poncitlán Square, located at 38315 9th Street East, Palmdale (between Avenues Q-9 and Q-10.)
The POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair and sun umbrella to the event.
The master of ceremonies will be Bobby Breech and Palmdale Council member Fred Thompson will provide welcome remarks.
Major Conrad Hernandez and the Highland High School Air Force JROTC will conduct the Posting of Colors and lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Table of Honor ceremony.
For more information on this event, call Legacy Commons for Active Seniors at 661-267-5904.