POW-MIA honored in Hackensack

Prisoners of war and those still missing in action were remembered today in ceremonies nationwide.Officials in Hackensack held a ceremony to honor two World War

HACKENSACK - Prisoners of war and those still missing in action were remembered today in ceremonies nationwide.

Officials in Hackensack held a ceremony to honor two World War II veterans and former prisoners of war.

Every year, national POW-MIA day is remembered on the third Friday in September. All military installations fly the POW-MIA flag.

There are more than 90,000 Americans still listed as MIA, including more than 200 from New Jersey.

To watch extended interviews with former POW's on National POW-MIA Day, click on News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.

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