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 honors Aug. 16, 2014, in Chattahoochee, Fla.
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 National Cemetery.
Saginaw veteran hopes DNA holds key to World War 2 mystery
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 the funeral are to be determined.
SENATE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES COMPLETES MARKUP OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015
Military Personnel Policy
Establishes a new defense agency with overall responsibility for the POW/MIA accounting community.
Defense, FY 2015
(Administration proposal is S.2289) Draft H.R.4435
Latest Title: Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Sponsor: Rep McKeon, Howard P. “Buck” [CA-25] (by request) (introduced 4/9/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Related Bills: H.RES.585, H.RES.590, S.2294
Latest Major Action: 5/22/2014 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 325 – 98 (Roll no. 240).
Latest Action: 5/22/2014 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4435.
House Reports: 113-446, 113-446 Part 2
There are 2 versions of Bill Number H.R.4435 for the 113th Congress. Usually, the last item is the most recent.
1 . National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (Introduced in House – IH)[H.R.4435.IH][PDF]
2 . Buck’ McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (Reported in House – RH)[H.R.4435.RH][PDF]
Latest Title: A bill to require a survey of the preferences of members of the Armed Forces regarding military pay and benefits.
Sponsor: Sen Kaine, Tim [VA] (introduced 5/6/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Related Bills: H.R.1960, H.R.4435
Latest Major Action: 5/6/2014 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Latest Title: A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2015 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (by request) (introduced 5/5/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 5/5/2014 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Bill Text Versions
113th Congress (2013-2014)
The text of S.2289 has not yet been received from GPO
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