24 Jul 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Pace, M.)

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2018 —Navy Fireman 1st Class Millard C. Pace, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on March 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Pace 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...

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24 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Mills, A.)

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 —Army Cpl. Albert E. Mills, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 13. In July 1950, Mills was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, blocking the Korean People’s Army from advancing along a corridor linking the cities of Taejon and Taegu. South Korea. On July 23, 1950, enemy forces attacked American...

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17 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Ramos-Rivera, F.)

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 —Army Cpl. Francisco Ramos-Rivera, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 12. In July 1950, Ramos-Rivera was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean forces near Taegon, South Korea. As U.S. forces regrouped after their evacuation, Ramos-Rivera could not be accounted-for and was declared missing...

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17 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Chinn, L.)

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 —Army Master Sgt. Leonard K. Chinn, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 12. In late 1950, Chinn was a member of Company D, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, when his unit was fighting off persistent Chinese attacks in North Korea. Chinn was reportedly captured by enemy forces on Dec. 1, 1950, and was held at...

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17 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Holliday, D.)

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018 —Army Pvt. Delbert J. Holliday, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 12, 2018. In November 1950, Holliday was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 7th Cavalry Division, participating in combat actions against the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) in the vicinity of North Pyongan Province, North Korea. Holliday was killed in action on...

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09 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Jenkins, W.)

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2018 —Army Pfc. Willard Jenkins, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 3, 2018. In September 1944, Jenkins was a member of Company C, 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (307th AEB), 82nd Airborne Division near Nijmegen, Netherlands. On Sept. 20, 1944, while participating in Operation Market Garden, the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) was ordered to cross the Waal River...

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09 Jul 2018

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Elmore, J.)

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2018 —Army Pfc. Joe S. Elmore, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 3, 2018. In late November, 1950, Elmore was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 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,...

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