October 29, 2018 No Comments

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Brandenburg, W.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 — Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. William E. Brandenburg, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. In November 1943, Brandenburg was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands,...

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October 29, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Sipes, R.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 — Army Pvt. Robert J. Sipes, Jr., killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Oct. 23, 2018. In November 1950, Sipes was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action on Nov. 30, 1950, during heavy fighting between the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) and the 7th Cavalry Regiment...

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October 26, 2018 No Comments

USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Gabriele, A.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Angelo M. Gabriele, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Gabriele was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS West Virginia sustained...

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October 23, 2018 No Comments

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Randall, D.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 — Marine Corps Sgt. Dwight W. Randall, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. In November 1943, Randall was a member of Company C, 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, in an...

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October 23, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Cook, G.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Grant C. Cook, Jr., killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 27, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Cook was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple...

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October 18, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Lescault, L.)

DPAA Public Affairs, Oct. 17, 2018 — Navy Buglemaster 2nd Class Lionel W. Lescault, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Lescault was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained...

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October 18, 2018 No Comments

Sailor Accounted For From Vietnam War (Lannom, R.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 — Naval Reserve Lt. Richard C. Lannom, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. On March 1, 1968, Lannom, a flight officer assigned to Attack Squadron Three Five (ATKRON 35), USS Enterprise (CVA-65), was the bombardier/navigator aboard an A-6A aircraft on a night strike mission over Quang Ninh Province, North Vietnam. Radar contact with the aircraft...

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October 18, 2018 No Comments

U.S. Civilian Accounted For From Vietnam War (Ritter, G.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 — Mr. George L. Ritter, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. On Dec. 27, 1971, Ritter, an employee of Air America Incorporated, was piloting an Air America C-123K from Udorn Airfield, Kingdom of Thailand, headed for Xienhom District, Xaingnabouli Province, Laos. The aircraft was on a routine resupply mission for U.S. Agency for International Development...

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