Sept. 17, 2019

Friday, Sept. 20 is National POW/MIA Day.

Lee’s Summit VFW Post 5789 and American Legion Post 189 will hold a short POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony at 6:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, at the All Veteran Memorial located at the William B. Howard Station Park, 228 SE Main Street Lee’s Summit, MO 64063.

The public is encouraged to attend.

This memorial consists of a fountain and a single flag pole on which the U.S. Flag is raised. There is a central marker at its base that reads, “All Veterans Memorial In Honor of the Men and Women who Served Our Country to Defend Our Freedom.” There are five other markers here each one displaying bronze plaques, two of which honor the Merchant Marines and the Nurse Corps.

The All Veteran Memorial was spearheaded by former Councilmember Joe Spallo and was installed February 3, 2017.