DERRY — Derry Memorial Post 1617 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary host the annual POW/MIA 24-hour Remembrance Vigil beginning Friday, Sept. 17, at noon and closing on Saturday, Sept. 18, at noon at MacGregor Park.

The annual vigil coincides with the Derryfest event held on Sept. 18 in the park.

Volunteers from Post 1617, men's and ladies' auxiliaries, American Legion Post 9 and Honor Guard will stand half-hour watches to remember and honor all POWs and MIAs.

At noon on Saturday, a special ceremony will mark the end of the vigil during regular Derryfest activities.

The public is invited to attend, along with veterans and their families.

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