|The National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia's
sole purpose is to obtain the release of all prisoners, the fullest possible accounting for the missing and repatriation of
all recoverable remains of those who died serving our nation during the Vietnam War.|
||The National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast
Asia was incorporated in the District of Columbia on May 28, 1970. Voting membership is comprised solely of the wives,
children, parents and other close relatives of Americans who were or are listed as prisoners of war, missing in action, killed
in action/body not recovered and returned Vietnam War U.S. POWs. Associate membership is comprised of extended relations of
POW/MIAs who do not meet voting membership requirements and other concerned citizens.|
Read the January 3, 2007 update from the League.
YOU CAN HELP:
American public support is critical to achieving the League's three fold goal: (1) the return of all prisoners (2) the
fullest possible accounting for those still missing (3) the repatriation of all recoverable remains of those who died serving
our nation in Southeast Asia...
Read all about the history of our flag...Other than "Old Glory", the League’s POW/MIA flag is the only flag ever
to fly over the White House, having been displayed in this place of honor on National POW/MIA Recognition Day since 1982...
The League's highest priority is resolving the live prisoner question. Official intelligence indicates that Americans
known to have been alive in captivity in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia were not returned at the end of the war...
Statistics provided by the Defense POW/MIA Office...
|The number of Americans
still missing and unaccounted for from the Vietnam War is 1,791. |
|OFFICIAL VENDOR LIST:
A percentage of proceeds from sales of all the listed items is donated to the League in support of responsible efforts
to resolve the POW/MIA issue....bracelets, flags, and more...
MISSING MAN TABLE & HONORS CEREMONY :
Moderator - As you entered the dining area, you may have noticed a table at the front, raised to call your attention to
its purpose -- it is reserved to honor our missing loved comrades. Set for six, the empty places represent our men missing
from each of the five services - Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard - and civilians. This Honors Ceremony symbolizes
that they are with us, here in spirit...
| LEAGUE BACKGROUND|
The League is a non-profit, non-partisan organization financed by contributions from the families, veterans and concerned
VIETNAM'S ABILITY TO ACCOUNT FOR MISSING AMERICANS:
The League supports a policy of reciprocity - steps by the U.S. to respond to efforts by Vietnam to locate and return
remains and provide case-specific POW/MIA-related documents. The League opposes steps in advance in the hope that Vietnam
will act in good faith...
|Federal Tax ID #23-7071242|
COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN (CFC) ELIGIBILITY NUMBER IS 1174
New Book Added March 3, 2006:
Soldier Dead by Michael Sledge
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Current state lists of unaccounted for in Southeast Asia...
TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS:
In view of mtDNA testing that is available now, and presumed advances in the future, the League strongly opposes interment
of any Vietnam War remains in the Tomb...
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| CFC NUMBER #1174|
eligible for the entire 2006 campaign; our CFC number is #1174. We fully anticipate being nationally eligible for the 2007
campaign starting in the fall, possibly with the same number, but we won't know that for certain until officially notified.
In the interim, the name of the League can be written in if donors don't have it readily available. There are many worthy
causes and countless requests, but we hope that the League's many years of responsible credibility, the importance of our
mission to today's active-duty community and our urgent need for additional staff will persuade many to seriously consider
the League as deserving of CFC/United Way contributions.
RECOGNITION DAY 2006: September 15, 2006 is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Over the past several years, all or most of the 50 states have proclaimed
POW/MIA Recognition Day in conjunction with the national effort.