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Pentagon Officials to Meet With Hundreds of S.A.-area POW/MIA Families (Via WOAI News Radio)

By Morgan Montalvo

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Hundreds of San Antonio-area relatives of military personnel listed as prisoners of war or missing in action this weekend meet with Pentagon officials to receive updates on the search for remains or other information related to the service members' disappearance, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Saturday's meeting between the next of kin and representatives of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency will be one of the largest of its kind, says Army Maj. Jesse Romero, a DPAA spokesman.

"Currently, we have about 430 family members registered, representing over 200 cases from World War Two, the Korean War and Vietnam," Romero says.

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