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South Carolina military events honor POWs, MIAs

Sep 16, 2010 4:11:00 AM - thestate.com
Two days of ceremonies at a military base on the South Carolina coast honor former prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Joint Base Charleston hosts a 24-hour vigil run beginning Thursday in honor of the MIAs and POWs.

There will also be a recognition luncheon on Friday where more than 200 people are expected, as well as more than 20 former POWs from across South Carolina.

Later that day, there is a a retreat ceremony where a wreath will be laid by a flag pole and "Taps" will sound.

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