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Governor Commemorates POW/MIA Recognition Day in Florida

September 17, 2019

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed the annual POW/MIA Recognition Day in Florida proclamation. The observance is Sept. 20, 2019.

The POW/MIA flag is flown daily over the Florida Capitol, rest areas along Florida’s interstate highways, and at Florida’s State Parks to honor POW/MIAs and their service.

There are more than 1,100 Florida veterans from World War II to present day who are still unaccounted for.

POW MIA Recognition Day in Florida 2019 Proclamation


For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!
Veterans in Florida, call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (693-5838) or 2-1-1.