November 12, 2017 No Comments

Funeral Announcement For Airman Missing From World War II (Dragoo, C.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Clarence L. Dragoo, 21, of Sandyville, West Virginia, will be buried October 14 in his hometown. On Feb. 28, 1945, Dragoo was a member of the 716th...

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Funeral Announcement For USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During War II (Neher, D.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Don O. Neher, 28, of Kansas City, Missouri, will be buried October 16 in Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington, D.C. On Dec. 7, 1941, Neher was assigned...

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Funeral Announcement for Airman Missing From World War II (Gorman, E.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Earl P. Gorman, 23, of Lynn, Massachusetts, will be buried October 13 in Valatie, New York. On April 23, 1944, Gorman was a member of the 718th...

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November 12, 2017 No Comments

Funeral Announcement For Marine Killed During World War II (Bussa, G.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Marine 2nd Lt. George S. Bussa, 29, of Chicago, will be buried October 10 in Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington, D.C. In November 1943, Bussa was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion,...

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September 3, 2017 No Comments

Funeral Announcement for Marine Killed During World War II (Cook)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Sidney A. Cook, 32, of Ohio, will be buried Sept. 6, in Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington, D.C. In November 1943, Cook was assigned to Company E, 2nd...

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Funeral Announcement for USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II (Thompson, W.M.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Navy Reserve Ensign William M. Thompson, 21, of Summit, New Jersey, will be buried September 8 in Petersburg, Virginia. On Dec. 7, 1941, Thompson was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was...

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September 3, 2017 No Comments

Pentagon identifies soldier missing after helicopter crash off coast of Yemen

The Defense Department on Wednesday released the name of a soldier who has been missing since the helicopter he was on crashed off the coast of Yemen. Staff Sgt. Emil Rivera-Lopez is listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown, or DUSTWUN, according to the Pentagon. Officials did not release any more information on Rivera-Lopez, including his age or which unit he belonged to. “There is still...

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