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National POW/MIA Recognition Day at Pentagon

The Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel delivered a speech on the Pentagon Parade grounds to honor POW/MIAs from Past Conflicts. He was joined by Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and

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Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon, U.S. Army Accounted For

Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon, U.S. Army, Reconnaissance Company, 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, was lost on Aug. 13, 1944, near Ranes, France. He was accounted for on May 27, 2014. He will be buried with full military honors summer

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380th BG Association Reunion Nov 5-9, 2014 Norfolk, VA

http://380th.org/ Reunion Coordinator: Barbara Gotham, 130 Colony Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906-1209 or by email to: 380th.ww2@gmail.com CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS November 5-9, 2014 – 380th Reunion, Norfolk, Virginia. Yearly gathering of all 380th veterans, their family and friends to remember, reminisce,

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SSGT Robert E. Howard and David R. Kittredge USAAF WWII

Army Air Force Staff Sgts . Robert E. Howard, 21, of Moravia, Iowa, and David R. Kittredge, 22, of Oneida, Wis release_howard_group News Release Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office (Public Affairs) Washington, DC 20301-2900 Phone: (703) 699-1169 IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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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Pfc. Cecil E. Harris Accounted For

Pfc. Cecil E. Harris, U.S. Army, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, was lost on Jan. 2, 1945, in France. He was accounted for May 29, 2014. He will be buried with full military honors. The date and location of

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SECDEF Wades Into JPAC/DPMO Mess

http://sofrep.com/34291/secdef-wades-jpacdpmo-mess/ April 21, 2014 | sofrep.com These days, you can’t go anywhere without running into a black POW/MIA flag. Before I spent time in Personnel Recovery (PR)m , I often wondered what it meant beyond conjuring images of Rambo blasting

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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers. by Daniel Terdiman | CNET.COM | April 20, 2014

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Remains of missing soldier headed home

April 19, 2014 | By Scott Fitzgerald | thesouthern.com PADUCAH — Recently discovered remains of a World War II Allied soldier from Paducah are coming home. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced earlier this month the remains of

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