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Another Two Return

| February 23, 2020 | 4 Comments
Another Two Return

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individuals. From World War II Matt2c Jesus F. Garcia, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. His accounting was announced by DPAA on 19 February 2020. (See Note.) 1st Lt. Ernest L. Roth, […]

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Three downed aircraft, associated with seven MIAs from famous WWII battle, located in Pacific Ocean

| February 21, 2020 | 14 Comments
Three downed aircraft, associated with seven MIAs from famous WWII battle, located in Pacific Ocean

Avengers of VT-6 flying from the USS Intrepid in 1944. The USS Intrepid was one of the aircraft carriers involved in Operation Hailstone, an Allied aerial assault on Japanese-held island positions in the Pacific Theater. (Courtesy of Project Recover/United States Navy Museum of Naval Aviation) Not stealing Hondo’s thunder, or at least it isn’t my […]

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Another Three Return

| February 16, 2020 | 4 Comments
Another Three Return

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individuals. From World War II FCC Daniel F. Harris, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. His accounting was announced by DPAA on 11 February 2020. PFC James W. White, US Army, assigned […]

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Well, I’m Back Until Next Wednesday… or something

| February 13, 2020 | 78 Comments
Well, I’m Back Until Next Wednesday… or something

Interim Report from the Poopdeck. No, I do not know why it was called the poop deck, or why a water fountain is a scuttlebutt, or a bathroom is a head, but the Navy has it’s very own special language, probably to confuse the Barbary Pirates. Even the Marines have their own special language! I […]

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Another Three Are Accounted For

| February 9, 2020 | 10 Comments
Another Three Are Accounted For

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individuals. From World War II MMC Lada Smisek, US Navy, assigned to Naval Ammunition Depot and Submarine Base, Cavite, Philippine Islands, was lost in the Philippines on 28 September 1942. He was accounted for on 4 February 2020. Pfc Royal L. Waltz, USMC, assigned to Company […]

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Eight More are Home

| February 2, 2020 | 13 Comments
Eight More are Home

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individuals. From World War II FM1c Dan E. Reagan, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 27 January 2020. FM2c Joseph W. Carroll, US Navy, assigned to the […]

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Another Is Accounted For

| January 26, 2020 | 8 Comments
Another Is Accounted For

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individual. From World War II None From Korea CPL Arthur C. Ramirez, US Army, assigned to B Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, was lost in North Korea on 6 December 1950. His accounting was announced on 22 January 2020. From Southeast Asia None […]

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Another Returns

| January 19, 2020 | 8 Comments
Another Returns

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing individual.. From World War II PVT Pearl F. Barrow, US Army, assigned to F Company, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, was lost in Hurtgen, Germany, on 20 November 1944. His accounting was announced on 16 January 2020. From Korea None From Southeast Asia None Welcome […]

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