February 24, 2019 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2019 — Army Capt. Rufus J. Hyman, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. In July 1950, Hyman was an infantry officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaging in combat actions against the North Korean People’s Army in the vicinity of Kwonbin-ni, South Korea. Hyman was declared missing in action on...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Sandini, A.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Alfred R. Sandini, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 12, 2019. In February 1944, Sandini was a member of 22nd Bombardment Squadron, 341st Bombardment Group, serving as a radio gunner aboard a B-25C aircraft. On Feb. 15, 194`, the aircraft he was aboard crashed, allegedly due to enemy anti-aircraft fire, near...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Klasing, W.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Navy Electrician's Mate 3rd Class William A. Klasing, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2019. On Dec. 7, 1941, Klasing 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...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Rix, J.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Army Cpl. James C. Rix, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 8, 2019. In November 1950, Rix was a member of Company E, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action on Nov. 30, 1950, during heavy fighting between the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) and the 7th Cavalry Regiment in the vicinity...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2019 — Army Sgt. George R. Schipani, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Jan. 30, 2019. In late 1950, Schipani was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, when his unit took part in the Battle of Unsan, North Korea. Early in the morning of Nov. 2, 1950, Schipani’s battalion was struck by...

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February 8, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Mares, C.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2019 — Army Master Sgt. Charlie J. Mares, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2019. In July 1951, Mares was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat against the Korean People’s Army. Mares was reported missing in action following the battle, fought near Kwonbin-ni, South Korea, on July...

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February 8, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Ferguson, C.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2019 — Army Cpl. Carlos E. Ferguson, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2019. In May 1951, Ferguson was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, engaged in combat against the North Korean People’s Army and the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces. The battle, fought near Kangye, South Korea, from May 16-20,...

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February 8, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Marine Accounted For From World War II (Black, W)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2019 — Marine Corps Pvt. Waldean Black, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Dec.13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Black 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...

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February 8, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Mills, C.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2019 — Army Pfc. Clifford M. Mills, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 29, 2019. In September 1944, Mills was a member of the 319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, which participated in Operation Market Garden, the invasion of the German-occupied Netherlands. On Sept. 18, 1944, Mills was reported missing in action in the vicinity of...

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February 1, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Hall, T.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2019 — Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Ted Hall, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 16, 2019. On Dec. 7, 1941, Hall 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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