Former Vietnam Prisoners of War Share Their Stories on POW/ MIA Recognition Day
DES MOINES, Iowa -- There are more than 83,000 American soldiers still unaccounted for, which is one of the reasons POW/ MIA Recognition Day is so important. Thanks to new DNA technology, more troops are identified and returned home every year. Retired Naval Officer Larry Spencer said his almost seven years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, at what soldiers called the Hanoi Hilton, were extremely positive and in the end, enriched his life.