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Madison Pauses To Honor POW/MIA

A small and solemn crowd paid their respects to men and women who are prisoners of war or missing in action Friday evening on POW/MIA Recognition Day.

 

A small but solemn crowd met Friday evening on the Madison town green to pay their respects to servicemen and servicewomen who are prisoners of war or missing in action.

In attendance were veterans, town and state officials, boy scouts, and town residents, among others.

Here are some photos from the event.

According to the Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO), there are still 83,414 unaccounted for from past conflicts.

Unaccounted for from Past Conflicts   WWII Korean War Cold War Vietnam War Iraq & Other Conflicts Total Total MIA *73,681     *7,946 
   126     1,655       6 83,414

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