PRESTON, Minn. - Friday was Prisoner Of War Missing In Action Recognition Day.
Scott Eggert, National Commander of the POW/MIA Riders Association was there for the dedication of a Prisoner of War Missing in Action bench at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston.
As the grandson of a prisoner of war, Eggert says today was an honor. "You can hate the war, but don't hate the warrior. So today was about helping people honor that warrior and the service that they give."
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