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6/30/19 Military Salute: POW/MIA Recognition Day presented by USAA

On Sunday, June 30th, the San Diego Padres recognized local American POWs and those Missing in Action who have sacrificed so much for our nation. U.S. Army Helicopter Door Gunner and Vietnam POW, Jose Astorga, rang the Ceremonial Mission Bell. U.S. Air Force F8 Pilot and Vietnam POW for 7 years, Colonel Will Abbott, threw out the Ceremonial First Pitch. Nine Helicopter Pilots from various commands at NAS North Island took the field to greet the Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field." Padres