The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. Billy V. Rodgers, 19, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for April 9, 2020.
In late 1950, Rodgers was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. Following the battle, his remains could not be recovered.