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POW/MIA National Chair of Honor to be unveiled at Trop Saturday

Published:   |   Updated: July 8, 2015 at 05:58 AM
By Howard Altman

TAMPA — While empty chairs at Tropicana Field often outnumber those that are occupied, one will remain permanently vacant f — to honor prisoners of war and troops still missing in action.

The POW/MIA National Chair of Honor will be unveiled Saturday before the Rays’ game against the Houston Astros.

The chair will serve “as a permanent reminder of the nearly 92,000 Americans who have gone missing or become prisoners of war while serving their country,” according to a release from the office of U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Indian Shores.

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