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Colorful Flag-Raising Event at Luxor to Honor POW/MIAs

WHEN: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 9 a.m.

WHERE: Luxor Valet Entrance Flag Pole (grassy area just north of the Valet entrance facing Las Vegas Blvd.)

WHAT: Formal ceremony to unfurl and raise the official Prisoners of War/Missing In Action (POW/MIA) flag at Luxor will include a Bugler and Changing of the Guard presentation by the Air Force Honor Guard.

Luxor President and Chief Operating Officer Felix Rappaport will host the event.

Military representatives to be present at the event will include the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, American Legion, Women's Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign War and Veterans of Foreign War

The POW/MIA flag will fly permanently at Luxor to recognize men and women who have served our country.

News media are invited to attend. Please RSVP by contacting Yvette Monet, MGM MIRAGE Public Affairs, 702-491-6426 or ymonet@mgmmirage.com

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