Tag: POW/MIA veterans

POW/MIA veterans

POW/MIA Day: “Never Forget”

This year’s local observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which takes place Friday, Sept. 21, will focus on the recent return of 55 remains from

POW/MIA veterans

Jackson County raises POW/MIA flag

After receiving a request from veterans, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners agreed to have three poles installed to accommodate the flags at the August

POW/MIA veterans

Jackson County to fly POW flag

Jackson County will begin flying a POW/MIA flag near Jackson County Circuit Court to commemorate prisoners of war and military members who are missing in

Post-9/11 veterans

An American Hero Comes Home, at Last

“Mayday!” came the frantic call from inside the tiny U.S. military attack helicopter after a rocket-propelled grenade fired by an al Qaeda-linked Iraqi lopped off its tail rotor and forced it to crash land in the desert 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. A fierce firefight soon broke out as the insurgents headed toward their prize: the downed AH-6 Little Bird chopper, and about 20 U.S. soldiers, including members of the secret Delta Force, who’d landed