Press Release

Special POW/MIA recognition ceremony planned for Sept. 20

TOGUS, Maine — VA Maine Healthcare System will conduct a POW/MIA recognition ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, in the Togus Chapel. The event will include former prisoners of war including two World War II veterans, two Korean War veterans and two Vietnam veterans.

Following the ceremony in the Chapel, at approximately 2 p.m., there will be a dedication of a new Missing in Action table in the Togus cafeteria, in the tradition of the many MIA tables in military dining facilities around the world.

George and Donna Gunning and Bert Truman have created a very special POW/MIA Eagle Head cane, which also will be dedicated at the ceremony.

These ceremonies are open to Veterans and their families as well as the general public.




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