Attend Sept. 11, POW/MIA Day ceremonies at Warrenton veteran's memorial

By Jason Koch, Editor
Posted 9/11/23

The Tribute To Veterans Memorial in Warrenton, Missouri, will be the site of ceremonies to honor September 11, Prisoners of War, and Missing in Action.

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Attend Sept. 11, POW/MIA Day ceremonies at Warrenton veteran's memorial


Two significant events are planned at the Tribute to Veterans Memorial in Warrenton in the next week.

First, there will be a short ceremony beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11 to honor those who both have served and currently serve the country as well as those who have paid the ultimate price, according to the information for the event.

The ceremony is followed by a garden party reception beginning at 5 p.m. at the Schowengerdt House Gardens at 308 E. Booneslick Road.

Then at 7 p.m. Sept. 15, there will be a candlelight ceremony at the memorial to mark National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Candles will be provided to those who attend.

The ceremony will honor prisoners of war and those missing in action from all wars involving the United States and will feature the Richard Scott Haymes Marine Corps Detachment 1393 Color Guard and an honor guard from American Legion Post 180. VFW Post 2180 will lay wreaths during the event.

About the author: Jason Koch is the editor of The Warren County Record, and covers local news and government for the newspaper. He has won multiple awards from both the Indiana and Illinois APME and from the Illinois Press Association. He can be reached at 636-456-6397 or at jason@warrencountyrecord.com

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