Monthly Archives: February 2014

POW/MIA Accounting To Be Revamped

http://www.fedweek.com/item-view.php?tbl=4&ID=3963 POW/MIA Accounting To Be Revamped Published: Friday, February 28, 2014 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered an overhaul of the Pentagon office that compiles information on prisoners of war and service members who are missing in action. The Defense Department’s

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JPAC searches for remains of WWII American soldiers in Myanmar

http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5232:jpac-searches-for-remains-of-wwii-american-soldiers-in-myanmar&catid=44:national&Itemid=384 JPAC searches for remains of WWII American soldiers in Myanmar Published on Saturday, 01 March 2014 00:24 “The U.S.-based Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command said it is searching for the remains of American soldiers and fighter planes lost in Myanmar

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Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman Travels to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/02/222776.htm Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman Travels to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 28, 2014 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will travel to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma March

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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers by Elizabeth Warren February 28, 2014 Bill Would Establish Commemorative Chair on U.S. Capitol Grounds “Washington, DC – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces bipartisan bill to honor America’s POW/MIA soldiers

http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/02/sen_elizabeth_warren_introduce_2.html Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces bipartisan bill to honor America’s POW/MIA soldiers Loading Photo Gallery Robert Rizzuto, The Republican By Robert Rizzuto, The Republican Email the author | Follow on Twitter on February 27, 2014 at 8:08 PM, updated February

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Withdrawal talk could embolden Taliban — Lumpkin to lead Bergdahl efforts — Sexual assault vote due in two weeks

Withdrawal talk could embolden Taliban — Lumpkin to lead Bergdahl efforts — Sexual assault vote due in two weeks By KATE BRANNEN | 02/27/14 8:30 AM EDT | Politico With Jonathan Topaz, Juana Summers and Darren Samuelsohn “IN AFGHANISTAN, DEMPSEY

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Family gets belongings found with remains of American WWII soldier

Family gets belongings found with remains of American WWII soldier Published February 27, 2014, FoxNews.com “The remains of a Kentucky soldier who disappeared during World War II on the Pacific’s Northern Mariana Islands have finally been returned to his family

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DOD Policy Nominees Share Insights at Confirmation Hearing

DOD Policy Nominees Share Insights at Confirmation Hearing http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121724 By Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 – Two Defense Department nominees in the policy arena shared their visions of DOD’s future in a Senate Armed

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Family of Western KY Soldier killed in WWII presented with Belongings

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/9c80a4d0a9f24d6eb866cceabb9ecdda/KY–WWII-Soldiers-Belongings Family of western Ky. soldier killed in WWII presented with belongings found with remains By LAUREL BLACK The Paducah Sun February 26, 2014 “REIDLAND, Kentucky — Most people wouldn’t choke up at the sight of a deteriorated poncho, a

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DoD official to coordinate efforts to free POW

DoD official to coordinate efforts to free POW Feb. 26, 2014 | By Leo Shane III | Staff writer | Military Times “The Pentagon has named acting Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michael Lumpkin as the point person for efforts

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