Chapter 910 and Corpus Christi Mayor’s Committee for Veterans Affairs held a recent POW-MIA Day Ceremony in Sherrill Park in Corpus Christi, TX .
The guest speaker was Gilbert Garcia, the brother of Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo M. Garcia, a MIA soldier from the Vietnam War. The staff sergeant went missing when he stayed with a wounded pilot after their helicopter came under fire in Laos. His name is one of many on the POW/MIA memorial.
Features of the ceremony included a presentation about the story of ‘Taps’ and remarks by the mayor of Corpus Christi, Nelda Martinez.