Alabama Prisoner of War and Missing in Action http://apr.org en POW/MIA Recognition Day Set for Sept. 21 http://apr.org/post/powmia-recognition-day-set-sept-21 <p>The Alabama state Capitol will play host to a ceremony to commemorate national Prisoner of War and Missing in Action recognition day.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; State officials say Alabama's POW/MIA recognition day is set for Sept. 21 and will include remarks by Korean War veteran Newton Duke, of Alabaster. Officials say Duke and 29 others became prisoners of war May 18, 1951 and were held behind enemy lines until Aug. 13, 1953.<br> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:15:48 +0000 The Associated Press 37964 at http://apr.org POW/MIA Recognition Day Set for Sept. 21