The public is invited to attend the POW/MIA Remembrance Day Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 21, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The annual event is held on behalf of men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who remain missing in action or held as prisoners of war.
The keynote speaker for the ceremony will be Col. Jack Jackson. The event includes the posting of colors, lighting of candles, laying of the wreath, a rifle salute, taps, and music by the O’Fallon Community Concert Band with vocalist Kathy Lawton-Brown.
Directions from I-70: Take Exit 219 at T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Belleau Creek Road. Turn south. The memorial is just off the overpass at the junction of Belleau Creek Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway. Parking is available.