By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BUTLER (KDKA) — The Butler VA Health Care System honored prisoners of war and those missing in action.READ MORE: Suspect In Florida Arrested After Allegedly Making Threat To Greater Latrobe Junior High School
Yesterday was National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
The occasion honored the sacrifices and determination of veterans who were captured and held as prisoners of war and remembered those who are still unaccounted for.READ MORE: Boy, 12, Dies After Collapsing At Chartiers Valley Middle School Basketball Practice
The Butler VA System says they have a dedicated staff who serve their former prisoners of war.
The ceremony on Friday held layers of meaning.MORE NEWS: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
The third Friday in September is the official day of recognition since 1979 and a remembrance ceremony was held at the Pentagon.