Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fight over US veterans’ remains in Philippine graves continues

Fight over US veterans’ remains in Philippine graves continues By Matthew M. Burke | Stars and Stripes | Published: June 29, 2014 http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/fight-over-us-veterans-remains-in-philippine-graves-continues-1.291218 “CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Defense Department’s accounting agencies have agreed to disinter and conduct DNA testing

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La Verne man makes cycle trip to Vietnam Wall a tribute to WWII

http://www.sgvtribune.com/lifestyle/20140629/la-verne-man-makes-cycle-trip-to-vietnam-wall-a-tribute-to-wwii

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Seven WWII Veterans Gather In Rising Sun

http://eaglecountryonline.com/local-article/108975/

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SSgt Gerald V. Atkinson, USAAF 358th BS, 303rd BG, 8th AF Accounted for

Staff Sgt. Gerald V. Atkinson, U.S. Army Air Forces, 358th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, was lost April 10, 1945, north of Berlin. He was accounted for June 20, 2014. He will be buried with full military

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Pfc. Randolph Allen, USMC, Co F, 2nd Bn, 2nd Mar Div Accounted for

Pfc. Randolph Allen, Marine Corps, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was lost on Nov. 20, 1943, in Tarawa. He was accounted for June 17, 2014. He will be buried with full military honors July 28, 2014, in Arlington

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Saginaw veteran hopes DNA holds key to World War 2 mystery

Saginaw veteran hopes DNA holds key to World War 2 mystery http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2014/06/world_war_ii_mystery_may_be_so.html

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Remains of WWII soldier mistaken as German head to final resting place

http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/remains-of-misidentified-us-soldier-on-way-to-madison-for-burial-b99288664z1-262757791.html

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http://articles.courant.com/2014-06-11/news/hcrs-20539–20140607_1_black-flag-pow-mia-flag-families

http://articles.courant.com/2014-06-11/news/hcrs-20539–20140607_1_black-flag-pow-mia-flag-families

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Why POW/MIA numbers dropped

http://archive.marshfieldnewsherald.com/usatoday/article/10301691

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