Our Veterans Committee invites you to join in commemorating National POW/MIA Recognition Day on September 18 this year. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is held the third Friday each September.
The video below, presented by The Essex County Sheriff's Department due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in lieu of an in person ceremony, honors the 65 prisoners of war and missing in action from Massachusetts and includes a reading of each of their names.
The Essex County Sheriff's Department is home to the only monument in the state dedicated to those Massachusetts servicemen still missing in action in Vietnam. The monument is open to the public and is located at the Essex County Sheriff's Department, 20 Manning Ave., Middleton, Mass. 01949.