On Friday, September 15, at 7 p.m., O’Fallon’s annual POW/MIA Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held on behalf of the 82,500 American troops from foreign wars who remain as prisoners of war or unaccounted for, and the families who are waiting for their return. The ceremony will be held at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.
Welcoming remarks will be delivered by O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy, and the keynote speaker will be Kaitlyn Bross, a senior at St. Dominic High School. The ceremony is hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 458 and Am Vets Post 106, and includes posting of the colors, dressing of the table, candle lighting, the laying of the wreath, a rifle salute and "Taps." Music will be provided by the Living Word Christian School Band.
Veterans Memorial Walk is just off Interstate 70 at Exit 219. Turn south; parking is available.