County of Prisoners of war and those missing in action will be remembered during the annual POW/MIA Remembrance Day ceremony at the plaza in front of the Union County Courthouse, Friday, September 16 at 11:00 a.m., hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

All County residents and visitors are invited to gather with veterans and their families. 

“The sacrifices of our military, and their families and loved ones, resonate through the generations,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “With this ceremony, we honor those who are absent, and we reaffirm our support for a full accounting of all POW/MIA.”

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The County Courthouse is located at 2 Broad Street in midtown Elizabeth, with access to train and bus service. Ample public parking is available.

In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved inside to Courthouse Rotunda.

For more information about POW/MIA Remembrance Day in Union County, or to confirm attendance, call the Freeholder offices at 908-527-4100.