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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 085-10
September 14, 2010

POW/MIA Corridor Opens

            Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy will host the opening of the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Corridor on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the Pentagon, third floor, A ring, between the 6th and 7th corridors.

            The Department of Defense historical exhibits curator designed the corridor with input and artifacts from MIA families and former POWs to honor the more than 88,000 Americans missing since World War II.  Its panels depict the evolution of the prisoner of war issue since World War II to current day accounting activities.

            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

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