A POW, prisoner of war, is any person who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict. Usage of the term dates back to the 17th century.

An MIA, a person missing in action, is one whose whereabouts are unknown as a result of armed conflict.

LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave® is honored to offer an array of POW/ MIA flags, gifts, and gear, especially designed for United States Armed Forces service members, veterans, and proud families.