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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March 25, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Van Vleet, G.)

Army Air Forces Capt. George Van Vleet, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On Jan. 21, 1944, Van Vleet was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron, (Heavy), 30th Bombardment Group, stationed at Hawkins Field, Helen Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, when the B-24J bomber aircraft he was a passenger on crashed shortly after take-off. Interment services are pending; more details...

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March 19, 2018 No Comments

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

Navy Fireman 1st Class Jarvis G. Outland, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Outland 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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March 16, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Rosenkrantz, D.)

Army Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. In September 1944, Rosenkrantz was a member of Company H, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, participating in Operation Market Garden, a ploy by Allied planners to break German defensive lines on the western front by capturing a highway route through the Netherlands. On Sept. 28, 1944, Rosenkrantz’ platoon...

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March 16, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From the Korean War Accounted For (McKinney, J.)

Army Sgt. Julius E. McKinney, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November 1950, McKinney 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 Korea, when it was attacked by overwhelming...

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March 16, 2018 No Comments

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

Army Cpl. James I. Jubb, killed during the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In August 1950, Jubb was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, his unit suffered heavy losses while fighting units of the North Korean People’s Army in the vicinity of the Naktong River, South Korea. Jubb was reported missing in action on Aug. 10,...

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March 16, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Shank, W.)

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William W. Shank, killed During World War II, has now been accounted for. On Nov. 13, 1943, Shank was a pilot with the 338th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, 66th Fighter Wing, 8th Fighter Command, 8th Air Force, flying his P-38 on a mission to Bremen, Germany. Shank was killed after engaging in fierce enemy action. Interment services are pending;...

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March 8, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Keffer, H.)

Navy Radioman 3rd Class Howard V. Keffer, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Keffer 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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March 8, 2018 No Comments

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Mulligan, H.)

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Herman W. Mulligan, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On May 30, 1945, Mulligan was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, engaged in heavy fighting against Japanese forces on Hill 27, on the northern bank of the Kokuba Estuary, Okinawa, Japan. A large crypt loaded with ammunition exploded, wounding dozens...

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February 27, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For (Nopp, R.)

Army Lt. Col. Robert G. Nopp, missing from the Vietnam War, has now been accounted for. On July 13, 1966 Nopp was assigned to the 131st Aviation Company, serving as a pilot 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 were...

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