16 May 2020

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Helton, F.) Release No: 20-066

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 2nd Class Floyd D. Helton, 18, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 23, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Helton was assigned to the battleship 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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16 May 2020

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Johnson, T.) Release No: 20-065

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Thomas F. Johnson, 18, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 6, 2020. In November 1943, Johnson was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Andrews, C.) Release No: 20-064

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Charles Andrews, 25, killed during World War II, was accounted for May 6, 2020. In December 1944, Andrews was assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle with German forces near Brandenburg, Germany, in the Hürtgen Forest, when he was declared missing in action...

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16 May 2020

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Jenks, R.) Release No: 20-063

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Robert D. Jenks, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2020. In November 1943, Jenks was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa...

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16 May 2020

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Spangler, M.) Release No: 20-062

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 1st Class Maurice V. Spangler, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 27, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Spangler was assigned to the battleship 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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16 May 2020

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Williams, J.) Release No: 20-061

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Naval Reserve Seaman 1st Class James C. Williams, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 23, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Williams was assigned to the battleship 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,...

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16 May 2020

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Steiner, S.) Release No: 20-060

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 1st Class Samuel C. Steiner, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 16, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Steiner was assigned to the battleship 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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16 May 2020

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Miller, H.) Release No: 20-059

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Howard E. Miller, 22, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 20, 2020. In November 1943, Miller was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Blanton, R.) Release No: 20-058

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Staff Sgt. Raymond C. Blanton, 19, killed during World War II, was accounted for April 23, 2020. In October 1944, Blanton was assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle with German forces near Germeter, Germany, in the Raffelsbrand Forest, when he was killed in...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Collins, G.) Release No: 20-057

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Glenn E. Collins, 21, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for April 23, 2020. In late 1950, Collins, was a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces near the...

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