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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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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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