Chapter 910 Pauses to Remember the POW/MIA

POW/MIA Ribbon

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.




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