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Ceremony Scheduled to Raise POW/MIA Flag over County's Civic Center

(SANTA ANA) – Supervisor James W. Silva, chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, will host a brief ceremony tomorrow morning to raise the POW/MIA flag at the County of Orange’s Civic Center Plaza.

In addition to the Board of Supervisors, other invited guests include the County’s Veterans Advisory Council and families of servicemen and women who have been listed as prisoners of war or missing in action.

WHO: Chairman of the Board
James W. Silva
WHAT: POW/MIA flag raising ceremony
WHEN: 11-11:30 a.m., January 22
WHERE: Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana (behind the County Hall of Administration)

"I’m very proud that the County is taking this action," said Silva. "The black and white POW/MIA flag is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices made for all of us. Display of the flag demonstrates our continuing commitment to the servicemen and women who remain unaccounted for in our nation’s wars."