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MISSING MEMORIES (Emotional Content Warning)

| February 17, 2020 | 17 Comments
MISSING MEMORIES (Emotional Content Warning)

Interesting perspective and a well-done article. Quietly, and with little fanfare, the 16th anniversary of Aaron Weaver’s tragic death passed, but his memory continues to live on throughout friends and family, with one exception. That of his daughter, Savannah, who was 18 months when Weaver was killed while on a Black Hawk helicopter en route […]

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Korean War POWs: The PRC Detainees

| February 14, 2020 | 8 Comments
Korean War POWs:  The PRC Detainees

Some years ago, I wrote a series of articles regarding POWs and listings of same.  In that article, I attempted to document as many us military personnel as I reasonably could who might be considered bona fide prisoners of war – terrorist incidents excepted (I noted some, but that’s a very difficult research project).  Links […]

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Funerals for MSG Harold F. Drews (Korea) and S1c Edward Wasielewski (World War II)

| February 13, 2020 | 6 Comments
Funerals for MSG Harold F. Drews (Korea) and S1c Edward Wasielewski (World War II)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . Last December, DPAA announced that it had accounted for MSG Harold F. Drews, US Army. MSG Drews was lost in North Korea on 12 December 1950. MSG Drews will be buried next week – on […]

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Funerals for Pfc Edward A. Nalazek (World War II) and Pfc Billy E. Johnson (Korea)

| February 6, 2020 | 9 Comments
Funerals for Pfc Edward A. Nalazek (World War II) and Pfc Billy E. Johnson (Korea)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . Last November, DPAA announced that it had accounted for Pfc Edward A. Nalazek, USMC. Pfc Nalazek was lost on Tarawa on 21 November 1943. PFC Nalazek will be buried next week – on Monday, 10 […]

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Funeral for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff (World War II)

| January 30, 2020 | 6 Comments
Funeral for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff (World War II)

Last April, DPAA announced that it had accounted for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff, US Army. PFC Middlekauff was lost in Germany on 4 December 1944. PFC Middlekauff will be buried next week – on Wednesday, 5 February – in Arlington National Cemetery. Regrettably, DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location and time […]

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Some Places Still “Get It”

| January 24, 2020 | 7 Comments
Some Places Still “Get It”

Many speak ill of the greater Chicago metro area. And in truth, for parts of it that scorn is often if not usually well-deserved. But not all parts of the metro area are completely FUBAR. Some parts still seem to “get it”. Thanks, Aurora.

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Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

| January 3, 2020 | 5 Comments
Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for SFC Riley Burchfield, US Army. SFC Burchfield was lost in North Korea on 26 November 1950. Per DPAA’s website, SFC Burchfield will be buried next week – on Friday, 10 January – in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location […]

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Funerals for Pfc John R. Bayens, Pfc Jack B. Van Zandt, and FC3c Adolph J. Loebach (World War II)

| December 12, 2019 | 14 Comments
Funerals for Pfc John R. Bayens, Pfc Jack B. Van Zandt, and FC3c Adolph J. Loebach (World War II)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing US personnel recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for Pfc John R. Bayens, USMC Reserve. Pfc Bayens was lost on Tarawa on 22 November 1943. Pfc Bayens will be buried next week – on […]

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