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Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Spangenberg, G.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2018 —Army Pfc. George L. Spangenberg, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on August 14. In November 1950, Spangenberg was a member of Company E, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 2, 1950 following a battle in Unsan, North Korea, the days prior. Spangengberg’s name was never included on lists of American...

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August 16, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Ball, M.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2018 —Army Pfc. Mathis O. Ball, Jr., killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on August 14. In July 1950, Ball was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean forces near Choch’iwon, South Korea. Ball could not be accounted-for and was declared missing in action on July 12,...

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August 16, 2018 No Comments

Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Ingram, O.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2018 —Navy Aviation Chief Ordnanceman Otis E. Ingram, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 25, 2018. On July 27, 1944, Ingram was a turret gunner aboard a torpedo bomber from U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron Fifty One (VT-51). Ingram’s aircraft was the lead of four Avengers on a mission targeting the Japanese base at Malakal Harbor. The aircraft was...

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August 9, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Duquette, L.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2018 —Army Pfc. Leo J. Duquette, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Aug. 8, 2018. In July 1950, Duquette was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean forces near Choch’iwon, South Korea. Duquette could not be accounted-for and was declared missing in action on July 11,...

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August 9, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Taylor, J.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 —Army Pfc. John A. Taylor, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for May 9, 2018. In August 1950, Taylor was a member of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division in South Korea. On Aug. 11, his regiment encountered a Korean People’s Army unit near the village of Haman. Taylor’s company was ordered to move southwest, where...

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August 9, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (O’Callaghan, M.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 —Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Martin F. O’Callaghan, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 24, 2018. In February 1945, O’Callaghan was a pilot with the 96th Fighter Squadron, 82nd Fighter Group, on a mission to strafe targets near Maribor, Yugoslavia, now Slovenia. While attacking locomotives near a railway station, O’Callaghan’s P-38 Lightning aircraft was struck by...

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August 9, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Leinweber, H.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 —Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Hulen A. Leinweber, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 20, 2018. On June 10, 1945, Leinweber, a member of 40th Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group, was piloting a P-51 aircraft, on a strafing mission targeting a large convoy north of Payawan in Infugao Province, Republic of the Philippines. The aircraft reportedly was...

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August 9, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Lindquist, C.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 —Army Master Sgt. Carl H. Lindquist, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 4, 2018. In late November 1950, Lindquist was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. The unit, designated the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), engaged with forces of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) in a battle on the east...

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August 6, 2018 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2018 —Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur C. Barrett, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on June 20, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Barrett 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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August 6, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During Vietnam War Accounted For (Mellor, F.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2018 —U.S. Air Force Reserve Col. Frederic M. Mellor, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on July 13. On Aug. 13, 1965, Mellor, who was assigned to the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, and on temporary duty with the 15th Reconnaissance Task Force, was flying the lead RF-101C aircraft in a flight of two on a mission to conduct photo and...

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