2023 POW-MIA Recognition Ceremony


Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will host an official POW-MIA ceremony to honor United States Military prisoners of war and those still missing in action on Friday, September 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, DeVos Family Room.

This year's keynote speaker, Shoshana Johnson, became America's first Black female prisoner of war in March 2003, when her battalion was ambushed in Iraq.

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Parking Information: 

Parking will be available in the City Commons Garage located at 460 Boone Avenue. Bring your parking ticket with you for validation at the event. 

For those needing additional parking accommodations, please reach out to Pavla Paul at 407.246.2728 or email her at pavla.paul@orlando.gov.


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  • Friday, September 15, 2023 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, DeVos Family Room, 445 South Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801, View Map

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