August 22, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During Vietnam War Accounted For (Kibbey, R.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2018 —Air Force Col. Richard A Kibbey, killed in the Vietnam War, was accounted for on August 6. On Feb. 6, 1967, Kibbey was a member of Detachment 5, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, when he, along with three other service members, were crew members of an HH-3E helicopter on a rescue and recovery mission over North Vietnam. After rescuing the...

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August 22, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Boegli, W.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2018 —Army Pvt. William A. Boegli, killed during World War II, was accounted for on August 14. In September 1944, Boegli was a member of Company L, 332nd Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division, invading Angaur Island in the Palau Island chain. After Boegli’s regiment successfully captured Red Beach on the northeastern shore, they pushed westward across the island. On Sept. 30, 1944,...

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August 22, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Captured and Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Williams, K.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2018 —Army Pfc. Kenneth B. Williams, captured and killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on August 13. In late November 1950, Williams was a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. Approximately 2,500 U.S. and 700 South Korean soldiers assembled into the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), which was deployed east of the Chosin Reservoir, North...

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August 22, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Worrell, M.)

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Worrell, M.) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2018 —Army Pfc. Morris R. Worrell, captured and killed during World War II, was accounted for on August 13. On Dec. 8, 1941, Worrell was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, when Japanese forces invaded the Philippine Islands. Intense fighting continued until the surrender of the Bataan peninsula...

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August 16, 2018 No Comments

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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