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Prisoners of war to be remembered at Poncitlán Square

Ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

OW Staff Writer | 9/12/2013, midnight

The Antelope Valley Service Organization Association and the city of Palmdale will hold the annual POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at Poncitlán Square, located at 38315 9th Street East, Palmdale (between Avenues Q-9 and Q-10.)

This event honors prisoners of war and the men and women of the military who are missing in action and it is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair and sun umbrella.

Bobby Breech, manager of the Palmdale American Legion Club, will be the master of ceremonies. Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford will provide welcome remarks. Major Conrad Hernandez and the Highland High School Air Force Junior ROTC will lead the Table of Honor ceremony.

For more information, call Legacy Commons for Active Seniors at (661) 267-5904.