USPS: POW-MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 20

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 20. Postal Service facilities are required to display the POW-MIA flag this day. The flag must fly below the U.S. flag, and both flags should be…

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USPS: 5 facts about POWs and MIAs

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 21. Here are five things you may not know. 1. More than 82,000 Americans are missing in action. This figure covers personnel who fought in conflicts dating back to World War II. Approximately…

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Postal Service facilities are required to fly POW-MIA flag on Flag Day – June 14, 2017

June 14 is Flag Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag. For…

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USPS: POW-MIA flag must be displayed May 21, Armed Forces Day

May 21 is Armed Forces Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. Facilities that are open Saturday must display the POW-MIA…

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USPS: Veterans Day reminder – POW-MIA flag should be raised Nov. 10

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, one of six days a year that all USPS facilities must fly the POW-MIA flag. Because Veterans Day is a designated Postal Service holiday, the POW-MIA flag should be raised Nov. 10. The flag and its display honor the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners…

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