When is National POW/MIA Recognition Day


The day when martyrs are remembered

This day is considered as one of the most important days in the United States of America. It is observed on the third Friday of the September month. People remember the prisoners of war and those missing in action during the war time. There are a number of people who remember these martyrs and pay their heartily homage to these heroes of the society.

This day had got its importance in the year 1998 when the congress passed the bill and established it as Defence Authorization Act. There are only six days in the history of USA when the POW/MIA flag is flown and this is one of those important days. The flag was flown first time in the year 1990 when it was recognised by the public law. There are a certain rules according to which only the flag can be flown.

This flag must be flown below the National Flag of USA and in size it cannot be larger than the national flag. Usually it is flown near to the national flag or adjacent to it. In order it must be second then the national flag. The flag unfolding is considered as a very important ceremony on this day. 

Next National POW/MIA Recognition Day is on 21 September 2018 (Friday)

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