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Airman Accounted For From World War II (McTigue, J.)

Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. John F. McTigue, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In the summer of 1944, McTigue was a member of the 407th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy,) 92d Bombardment Group (Heavy,) 40th Combat Bombardment Wing, 1st Air Division, 8th Air Force. On Aug. 24, 1944, a...

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Airman Accounted For From World War II (Best, W.)

Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Willard R. Best, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In the summer of 1944, Best was a member of the 407th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy,) 92d Bombardment Group (Heavy,) 40th Combat Bombardment Wing, 1st Air Division, 8th Air Force. On Aug. 24, 1944, a...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Knight, H.)

Army Pfc. Harold K. Knight, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Knight was an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team. His unit was engaged in intense fighting with the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces at Sinhung-ri, near the...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Likens, K.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Kenneth W. Likens, 20, of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (This identification was initially published July 1, 2019.) In November 1943, Likens was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Laurie, J.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Mess Attendant 1st Class Johnnie C. Laurie, 25, of Bessemer, Alabama, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 2, 2019. (This identification was initially published July 16, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Laurie was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Murphy, D.)

Army Sgt. Donald L. Murphy, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Murphy was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. The 31st RCT was east of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, enduring repeated attacks from...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Angle, D.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Donald E. Angle, 21, of Clear Spring, Maryland, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 2, 2019. (This identification was initially published July 8, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Angle was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, fighting against members of the Korean...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Judd, V.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. Vernon R. Judd, 22, of Navarre, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 24, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 27, 2019.) In late 1950, Judd was a member of Company D, 89th Medium Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 28,...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Styslinger, R.)

Army 1st Lt. Robert C. Styslinger, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Styslinger served with Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported to have been killed in action Nov. 29, 1950 while fighting enemy forces near Hagaru-ri, Chosin Reservoir, North...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Wilson, G.)

Army Cpl. Gerald N. Wilson, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In the summer of 1950, Wilson served with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was last seen July 25, 1950, while participating in the defense of Yongdong, South Korea. His remains could...

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