Another Is Known

| November 7, 2021

DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage announced recently that the following formerly-missing US personnel have been accounted for.

From World War II

Pfc Walter L. Collier, USMC, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. His accounting was announced on 1 November 2021. He will be buried on 8 December 2021 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii.

From Korea


From Southeast Asia


Welcome back, elder brother-in-arms. Our apologies that your return took so long.

Rest easy. You’re home now.

. . .

Over 72,000 US personnel remain unaccounted for from World War II; over 7,500 US personnel remain unaccounted for from the Korean War; and over 1,500 remain unaccounted for in Southeast Asia (SEA). Additionally, 126 US personnel remain unaccounted for from the Cold War; 5 remain unaccounted for from the Gulf Wars; and 1 individual remains unaccounted for from Operation Eldorado Canyon.

Comparison of DNA from recovered remains against DNA from some (but not all) blood relatives can assist in making a positive ID for unidentified remains that have already been recovered. The same is true for remains which may be recovered in the future.

On their web site’s Contact Us page DPAA now has FAQs. The answer to one of those FAQs describes who can and cannot submit DNA samples useful in identifying recovered remains. The chart giving the answer can be viewed here. The text associated with the chart is short and is found in one of the FAQs.

If your family lost someone in one of these conflicts who has not yet been accounted for and you qualify to submit a DNA sample, please arrange to submit one. By doing that you just might help identify the remains of a US service member who’s been repatriated but not yet been identified – as well as a relative of yours, however distant. Or you may help to identify remains to be recovered in the future.

Everybody deserves a proper burial. That’s especially true for those who gave their all while serving this nation.

Category: No Longer Missing

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Welcome home.


Welcome Home Warrior. A Salute to your Sacrifice.

Thanks Hondo


Last post by the Elko POW*MIA Awareness Ass
on their Book of the Fake.
Elko POW*MIA Awareness Association
October 20 at 10:31 PM
REMINDER…..General Meeting Friday 10/22 @ the VFW Hall. 6:30pm.
Parades coming up. See ya there
(end paste)

Unlike other POW*MIA chapters,
they’ve posted NOTHING about MIA returns for a long time.

SHAME on VFW Post 2350, Elko, Nevada…..

for allowing long time ineligible and fraudulent VFW member LES BROWN
to not only infiltrate the VFW organization, but also
for allowing his gaggle of patchy vesty phony badass bikers
to use VFW Post 2350 for fake legitimization, meetings, parties, and more.



(Sept. 2021) – Here they all are, side by side…

(Deceased) Les Brown’s long time Phony Defenders
of Elko Nevada’s VFW Post 2350 &
Elko POW*MIA Awareness Ass.

(NOTE – Picture includes present VFW Post 2350 Post Commander,
2 Past Post Commanders,
and EPAA’s Commander Ken Adams and Chaplain Lee Foster.)

RIP 9/11 casualties.

[Elko remembers Sept. 11 at City Hall ceremony
Sep 13, 2021]


It’s all about the hits/results on the Fu of Google,
right A Proud Infidel@ ???


Welcome home Brother. Rest in peace now.


May you rest easy now, Brother.

Day is done
Gone the sun
From the lakes
From the hills
From the sky All is well,
safely rest.
God is nigh.
Fading light Dims the sight
And a star Gems the sky,
Gleaning bright From afar,
Drawing nigh,
Falls the night.
Thanks and praise,
For our days,
Neath the sun,
Neath the stars,
Neath the sky,
As we go,
This we know,
God is nigh.