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Group honoring POW/MIA Recognition Day in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Rolling Thunder SC3 is holding a candlelight vigil at War Bird Park on Farrow Parkway Friday to honor Prisoner's of War and Missing in Action servicemen.

The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20. A proclamation will be read acknowledging September 20, 2013 as POW/MIA Recognition Day in the City of Myrtle Beach.

There are 83,000 servicemen who are unaccounted for and listed as MIA, including Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl who was captured by the Taliban in 2009, and is the only known American POW still alive.

The public is invited and urged to attend to pay tribute. 

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