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B-26 Marauder Historical Society 2018 Reunion

B-26 Marauder Historical Society 2018 Reunion The B-26 Marauder Historical Society is holding its 2018 Reunion at Colorado Springs, CO from 1-4 August 2018. Please contact Jenn at 520-322-6226 or admin@B-26MHS.org for more information, the program and registration form. We

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Vietnam MIA Colonel Edgar Felton Davis Funeral Notice

North Carolina State University ROTC Photo Edgar Felton Davis

ROTC Photo from North Carolina State University (NCSU.EDU) http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1476960/funeral-announcement-for-airman-killed-during-vietnam-war-davis-e/ The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted for from the Vietnam War, are being returned to his family for burial with

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History Flight Repatriated Airman Identified (Capt. George Van Vleet)

Captain George Van Vleet in the ready room

http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Article/1474434/airman-/ Army Air Forces Capt. George Van Vleet, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On Jan. 21, 1944, Van Vleet was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron, (Heavy), 30th Bombardment Group, stationed at Hawkins Field,

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Nonprofit turns over remains from Tarawa battlefield to U.S. Department of Defense

Tarawa Repatriation July 2017

http://historyflight.com/nw/docs/PressRelease_Jul_26_2017.htm July 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE History Flight, Inc. | 5409 Overseas Highway #101 | Marathon, FL 33050 Contact: Cathy Kornfield / Cell 717-615-6185 / cathy@cathyco.com History Flight makes second-largest recovery of missing WWII remains. Nonprofit turns over remains

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SecDef Hagel Press Briefing re: POW MIA Accounting

Defense.gov Press Briefing Transcript Fact Sheet Video Related News Stories: CBShttp://www.cbsnews.com/videos/jpac-faces-lawsuit-for-failure-to-id-remains-of-american-soldiers/ http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/leadership-overhaul-at-pentagon-agency-responsible-for-finding-missing-troops/ ProPublicahttp://www.propublica.org/article/pentagon-overhauls-effort-to-identify-its-missing http://www.propublica.org/article/missing-in-action-us-military-slow-to-identify-service-membersNPRhttp://www.npr.org/2014/03/31/297315196/hoping-to-slim-pow-mia-bureaucracy-hagel-makes-one-out-of-two http://www.npr.org/2014/03/31/294831647/pentagon-reorganizing-how-it-brings-home-americas-war-dead http://apps.npr.org/grave-science/ http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=297270063 http://www.npr.org/2014/03/07/287328727/u-s-grave-science-marked-by-risk-aversion-and-bureacracy http://www.npr.org/2014/03/06/286886081/dated-methods-mean-slow-return-for-fallen-soldiers-or-none-at-all AP News http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_POW_MIA_SHAKEUP?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT Star Advertiserhttp://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20140331_Hagel_reorganizing_POWMIA_accounting_command.html NBChttp://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/pentagon-reorganizes-effort-id-mias-after-nbc-news-series-n67816 Stripeshttp://www.stripes.com/news/us/hagel-announces-restructuring-of-pow-mia-remains-offices-1.275507#.UzoRfFca1r8 Army Timeshttp://www.armytimes.com/article/20140331/NEWS/303310047/Hagel-orders-overhaul-remains-recovery-mission KQED http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/03/31/135541/pentagon_reorganizing_how_it_brings_home_americas_war_dead?source=npr&category=u.s. Please take note that Ann Mills Griffith from the National

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Pentagon agency slow to ID, return remains of America’s fallen

CBS News aired an investigative report on the nightly news program Chip Reid , CBS News 9:51 p.m. EST February 18, 2014 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/pentagon-agency-slow-to-id-return-remains-of-americas-fallen/ “ARLINGTON, Va. – There are 83,000 Americans missing tonight. They are troops who have never been accounted

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