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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: September 18, 2012 11:32:46 AM CDT

Annual POW/MIA Day Observed at Fort Hood

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The national POW/MIA Day Ceremony will be observed at 9 a.m. Sept. 21, at the Ex-POW Memorial located in front of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

The ceremony will honor former prisoners of war and military personnel who are still classified as "missing in action," with area veterans' organizations  participating in a special wreath-laying ceremony. 

Media organizations desiring to cover the ceremony must register with the III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Office Press Center no later  than 4 p.m. on Sept. 20 here.

The gate time for media will be at 8 a.m. Sept 21. Media should meet at the Southside parking lot of the Fort Hood visitor's center.

For more information contact:
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Office
(254) 553-1870
Capt. Erin Cooksley
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]