April 8, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For (Kipina, M.)

WASHINGTON -- Army Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina, missing from the Vietnam War, has now been accounted for. On July 13, 1966 Kipina was assigned to the 131st Aviation Company, serving as an observer aboard an OV-1C aircraft, on a night surveillance mission from Phu Bai Airfield over Attapu Province, Laos People’s Democratic Republic (L.P.D.R.). Visibility was poor due to heavy thunderstorms. Radar and radio contact...

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April 8, 2018 No Comments

Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For (Stewart, P.)

WASHINGTON -- Air Force Col. Peter J. Stewart, missing from the Vietnam War, has now been accounted for. On March 15, 1966, Stewart, a member of Headquarters, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, was the pilot of a two-seater F-4C aircraft, the second in a flight of two on an armed reconnaissance mission over northern Vietnam. The lead aircraft spotted two vehicles as the flight approached the target...

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April 5, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From The Korean War Accounted For (Reagan, T.)

Army Cpl. Thomas W. Reagan, missing from the Korean War, was accounted for on March 30, 2018. In August 1950, Reagan was assigned to Company A, 14th Engineer Combat Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, participating in the defense of the 24th ID’s main supply route and the town of Yongsan in an area known as the Naktong Bulge, in South Korea. Reagan’s company, an engineer unit,...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Mathews, P.)

On May 29, 2943, Mathews was a member of the 422nd Bombardment Squadron, 305th Bombardment Group, 8th U.S. Air Force, participating in a strike against the German submarine base at Saint-Nazaire, France. The B-17 Mathews was aboard was hit by enemy fire as it left the target area. Mathews did not make it out of the bomber before it crashed. Survivors believed the aircraft crashed...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Bruesewitz, W.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class William G. Bruesewitz, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Bruesewitz 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 to quickly capsize. The...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Young, R.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Robert V. Young, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Young 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 to quickly capsize. The...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Doyle, B.)

Navy Seaman 2nd Class Bernard V. Doyle, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Doyle 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 to quickly capsize. The...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Foley, W.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Walter C. Foley, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Foley 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 to quickly capsize. The...

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April 2, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From the Korean War Accounted For (Baker, Donald)

Army Sgt. Donald L. Baker, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In September 1950, Baker was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Sept. 6, 1950, as a result of fighting that occurred between his unit and enemy forces near Haman, South Korea. DPAA is grateful to the...

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March 27, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Goldwater, J.)

Navy Radioman 3rd Class Jack R. Goldwater, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Goldwater 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 to quickly capsize. The...

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