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The Montana POW/MIA Awareness Association was established by a group of Montana based veterans dedicated to the memory of the more than 82,000 POW/MIA personnel and focusing on the 53 personnel missing from Montana.

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Check out this video of our 6th Annual Montana POW/MIA Ride to Remember!
The video and images were taken by Steve Meredith and Rob Hoffman. Rob - who coincidentally
has piped for us in the past - was kind enough to put it all together into this amazing video for us!


Please enjoy the 35 minute video of our 3rd Annual Ride to Remember.

 

HB211 was signed by Governor Steve Bullock on May 5, 2015. It is now law that the POW/MIA flag be flown along with the U.S. flag on certain governmental buildings throughout Montana. Click here to read the bill as signed.

This video was taken on Military Appreciation Day on March 31 2015 in the Capitol Rotunda.

Prior to the August 2014 inaugural MT Ride to Remember, some of our accomplishments have been:

  • Executive Order 3-2013 by Montana’s Governor Steve Bullock stating that the POW/MIA flag shall fly over the State Capitol of Montana until all unaccounted and missing members of the American Armed Forces are returned home or accounted for.
  • Resolution by Lewis and Clark County Board of Commissioners – 2014-17, endorses and supports the flying of the POW/MIA flag until all unaccounted and missing members of the American Armed Forces are returned home.
  • Placing of the POW/MIA Chair of Honor at Kindrick Legion Ball Field.
  • On May 23rd, 2014, Route 287 from Helena Montana to West Yellowstone Montana was dedicated as the POW/MIA Memorial Highway to honor the 55 Montana veterans still unaccounted for and their families.

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The video below was taken from various points during the inaugural MT Ride to Remember in August of 2014. When planning the ride, it was expected that there would be between 30 and 50 bikes in attendance. Over 100 bikes left Helena that morning and well over 200 rode in to West Yellowstone at the end of the ride.

Video provided by Darla Cherney of Dillon Montana

In addition to the August ride, the Montana POW/MIA Awareness Association and a small group of dedicated volunteers place POW/MIA flags at the Helena end of the POW/MIA Memorial Highway. The flags are flown from dawn to dusk on the anniversary of significant military events and on patriotic U.S. Holidays to honor and remember all POW/MIA personnel. This memorial consists of 53 flags, each being embroidered with the name and branch of service of one of Montana's missing or unaccounted for military personnel.

Video provided by Sarah Frank of East Helena Montana

We always welcome individuals interested in helping. You do not have to be a veteran or even a biker, just someone who thinks that POW/MIA issues are important and would like to participate. If you are interested in helping with the flag detail, or would just like more information about our group or the August ride, please visit our "About Us" page and complete the form or you can simply send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you may snail mail us at:

Montana POW/MIA Awareness Association
P.O. Box 7693
Helena, MT 59604

Montana's 53 POW/MIA Personnel

 

Montana's POW/MIA personnel

 

7th Annual Montana Ride to Remember in...

 

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Portraits

Steven L. Meredith ImagesThanks a bunch to Mr. Steve Meredith for doing the portraits at our Friday night BBQ! If you had your portrait taken, download it from his site by clicking on the image above and finding your portrait(s). If you DIDN'T partake, have a look. Hopefully we can sweet talk him into it again next year!

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Coming Events

This is a list of our planned activities during the next 180 days. They are color coded to indicate the type of event.
 
_ Ride to Remember
_ POW/MIA Recognition Day
_ Wreaths Across America
_ POW/MIA Flag Day
_ Planning Meeting
_ Fund Raiser
_ Non-Association Event
Pearl Harbor Day
Saturday December 7
Planning Meeting
Saturday December 7, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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P.O. Box 7693
Helena MT 59604

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