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Department of Defense specialists to meet with families of POW/MIA

Published: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 11:23 p.m. CST

ROSEMONT – On Saturday, the Department of Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office will travel to the area to meet with families of service members who are unaccounted for from past conflicts dating to World War II.

Family members will be briefed on what the government is doing to bring their loved ones home. They also will have the opportunity to ask specific questions about their loved one’s case.

The meetings will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, 6501 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont.

Family members can register to attend at www.dtic.mil/dpmo/family_events/ or call 703-699-1169.

Several times a year, teams of government specialists meet with hundreds of family members of missing personnel in Washington, D.C., and major metropolitan areas across the country.

For information, visit www.dtic.mil/dpmo or call 703-699-1169.

– Northwest Herald

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