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Stories with subject: Prisoners of war
  • New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-free 
    Updated: May-29-16 8:43 am

    ALBANY, New York - The state Division of Veterans' Affairs is reminding New Yorkers over the Memorial Day weekend that the flags of the U.S., New York, military branches, military services and prisoners of war are exempt from sales taxes.

  • US Senate approves measure to rename Perryville Post Office 
    Updated: May-27-16 11:17 am

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The U.S. Senate has approved a bill to name the post office in Perryville after an Arkansas native who was killed while he was a prisoner of war in Vietnam.

  • White House: No invite issued to ex-POW for Hiroshima visit story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 12:04 pm

    TOKYO - A U.S. veterans group says an American who was held by Japan as a prisoner of war during World War II will accompany President Barack Obama on his historic visit to Hiroshima this week, but the White House said Monday that no such invitation has been issued.