Citrus Chapter of Rolling Thunder, Fla. presents POW/MIA chair

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Members of Chapter 7, Rolling Thunder Florida (Citrus County) present the National Chair of Honor to the Citrus County Commission in honor of POW's and MIA's.

Members of Chapter 7, Rolling Thunder Florida (Citrus County) present the National Chair of Honor to the Citrus County Commission in honor of POW's and MIA's.

The local chapter of Rolling Thunder, Inc., Florida on Tuesday presented a POW/MIA remembrance chair to the Citrus County Commission.

The chair, also known as the "National Chair of Honor" is now displayed in front of the elevated dais on which commissioners conduct commission business.

Presenting the chair was Rolling Thunder Florida, Chapter 7 President Archie Gooding, together with other chapter members. The inscription on the chair reads, "You are not forgotten. This seat is reserved to honor the brave American men and women still missing and unaccounted for from all wars. Sponsored by Rolling Thunder Chapter 7."

After reading aloud the inscriptions on the chair, Gooding said, "The chair will be displayed at all times until all POW's and MIA's are home."

The Rolling Thunder®, Inc. POW/MIA Chair of Honor Program is intended to support Rolling Thunder's main mission by bringing daily reminders of the POW/MIA issue to cities and towns big and small across the nation. A POW/MIA chair in any location is to remain perpetually empty to help people remember that even though our soldiers are not here, there is still a space for them.

POW/MIA Chairs of Honor can be found in public spaces ranging from professional sports stadiums to small town city halls, and everywhere in between. Rolling Thunder®, Inc. chapters nationwide also have portable POW/MIA Chairs of Honor for their individual chapter activities, like VA facility visits and local veterans' events.

ON THE WEB:

* Local Rolling Thunder (Chapter 7) web site: http://www.rollingthunderfl7.com/
* Also: http://rollingthunderfl7.wordpress.com/

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