11 Jan 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Aldridge, W.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Willard H. Aldridge, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Aldridge was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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11 Jan 2018

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Morrissey, H.)

Marine Corps Pfc. Harry C. Morrissey, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On October 9, 1942, Morrissey was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, participating in a main offensive action in the Battle of Guadalcanal. After nearly two months of battle, the regiment completed their action, during this battle Morrissey was killed in action. Two...

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10 Jan 2018

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (Quintero, A.)

Army Pfc. Albert E. Quintero, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November 1950, Quintero was a member of Battery D, 15th Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Self-propelled Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. Approximately 2,500 U.S. and 700 South Korean soldiers assembled into the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), which was deployed east of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, when it was...

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