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November 20, 2017

Port Vue Legion ‘cage’ POW tribute

Port Vue American Legion honored prisoners of war on Veterans Day. From left are Mark Suckfiel, Ken Bartko, Danielle Moon, John R. Byrnes Sr., Charles Moon, Robert Webster, Frank Rush and Jerry Gambes.

By JEFF STITT

jstitt@yourmvi.com

For a sixth straight year, Port Vue American Legion members took turns sitting in a Vietnam War-era prisoner-of-war-type cage Saturday.

The 24-hour benefit event was meant to show solidarity for veterans, spread awareness about prisoners of war and raise money for local veteran causes.

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