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  • DOD Unveils 2021 POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster

    The Department of Defense creates a poster each year in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day, which highlights the department's ongoing efforts to provide the fullest possible accounting of the service members still missing from past conflicts.

  • Raising Flags of Remembrance

    Arlington National Cemetery is raising flags in the Memorial Amphitheater in preparation for the annual Memorial Day ceremony and observance May 31. Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a national day of remembrance honoring members of the military who died in service to the nation.