National POW/MIA Day Services In Casper
The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Casper’s remembrance is scheduled for 6PM this evening at Veterans Park on East 2nd street. Observances of National POW/MIA Recognition Day are held across the …
State Protection Sought For Wyo. POW Camp, Murals
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Preservationist hope to win state historic recognition for the officers club at a former prisoner-of-war camp in Douglas to help maintain 16 Western murals painted on its walls by Italian POWs during World War II. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/wXEthQ
Medals Surprise Distinguished Veteran
SALT LAKE CITY —  The mystery behind a package of seven medals that a World War II veteran received in the mail has been solved. A federal official says 93-year-old Tom Harrison of Salt Lake City requested the medals in April as part of a larger application for military records. Harrison…