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Southern Arizona VA honors former POW's, MIA

Posted: 9:19 AM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-21 15:19:39Z

The Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System and the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will be honoring former POW's and those MIA who are from Arizona with a ceremony.

The ceremony is an annual celebration that happens on the third Friday in September.

The Southern Arizona VA and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base typically alternate every year between who will host the ceremony, this year it will be held at the VA. 

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During the ceremony, the names of former POW's, those MIA, and those who were POW's who've passed away since the last year will also be read, among those will be Senator John McCain. 

The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. inside of the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium. 

The public is welcome to attend.