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2014 Prisoner of War and Missing In Action Recognition Day Ceremony

Our friends with Rolling Thunder is sponsoring a POW/MIA Recognition Day program 11:00 AM on September 20th at the State Capitol. For more information, please contact Ernie Marone, cob@rollingthunder-al-chap2.org.


10:30 – Honor Ride Departs Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Prelude Music, Capitol Sounds Band

  • Welcome, Jim Jeffries, The American Legion, Master of Ceremonies
  • Invocation, Major Travis C. Yelton, Chaplain, USAF, 42nd Air Base Wing, Maxwell Air Force Base
  • Iwo Jima Flag Raising Reenactment, Marine Corps League
  • Presentation of Colors, Sons of the American Revolution
  • National Anthem, Capitol Sounds Concert Band
  • Introduction of Special Guests, Don Westwood, Rolling Thunder, Inc., Alabama Chapter 1, President
  • Presentation of POW/MIA Recognition Day Proclamation, Governor Robert Bentley (Pending)
  • Guest Speaker, Military Dignitary (Pending)
  • Keynote Speaker, Seymour “Sy” Lichtenfeld, Former WWII Prisoner of War
  • Special Presentation to POW Families of Rear Admiral Jerimiah Denton and Colonel Ray Bean
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic, Lela Brown
  • Raising of the POW/MIA Flag, Marine Corps League
  • Service Songs Medley, Capitol Sounds Concert Band
  • MIA Remembrance Table, Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets MC
  • Presentation of Roses to POW/MIA and Gold Star Families, Girl Scouts of America
  • Laying of Wreath, Seymour Lichtenfeld
  • Taps, State Representative Randy Davis

Lets do our part to support this event.