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Event to honor veterans Friday in Oconomowoc

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 635, will hold its annual POW/MIA Vigil beginning with Opening Ceremonies at 7 p.m on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell on Wisconsin Avenue.

The third Friday in September has been declared National POVVIMIA Remembrance Day, a day for all Americans to remember those who have not returned from their service to our country, because they were held prisoner or were declared missing in action.

The vigil begins with the opening ceremony which includes the traditional reading of the names and lighting of candles for each serviceman from Wisconsin listed as prisoner of war or missing in action during the Vietnam War.

Recognition is also given to those missing or still held prisoner from other wars and conflicts.

The public is invited to take part in the ceremony by lighting a candle for one of our missing. Members of Chapter 635 will be available all during the evening to answer questions or provide information about the missing and continuing efforts to account for all of our country’s heroes. Closing Ceremonies will be held at 11 p.m. when the names are read again as the candles are retired.

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