Friday, September 20, 2013

National POW/MIA Recognition Day, In the News, and Enjoy!

National POW/MIA Recognition Day - In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September.

It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action.

This day was established by an Act of Congress, by the passage of Section 1082 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act.

It is one of six days that the POW/MIA Flag can be flown. The POW/MIA flag was first recognized by Public Law 101-355 in 1990.

In the News - Here is a sampling of what is happening in the world today.

  • Safe Passage Worker Hit Woman, Stole Benefits Card
  • Teenager Becomes First Person Arrested Under China's New Anti-gossip Law
  • Dozens of TSA Employees Fired, Suspended for Illegal Gambling Ring at Pittsburgh International Airport
  • California College Bars Student from Handing Out Copies of Constitution

    - Relax and enjoy!