January 22, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Canty, J.)

Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. John H. Canty, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On June 22, 1944, Canty was a member of the 555th Bombardment Squadron, 386th Bombardment Group, IX Bomber Command, aboard a B-26 Maurader on a nighttime bombing mission from Easton Lodge-Essex, England, against targets near Caen, France. His B-26 was shot down between the villages of Baron-sur-Odon...

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January 22, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Valley, L.)

Navy Fireman 2nd Class Lowell E. Valley, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Valley 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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January 22, 2018 No Comments

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

Navy Fireman 3rd Class Warren H. Crim, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Crim 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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January 18, 2018 No Comments

Airman Killed During the Vietnam War Accounted For (Davis, E.)

Air Force Col. Edgar F. Davis, killed during the Vietnam War, has now been accounted for. On Sept. 17, 1968, Davis was a navigator aboard a RF-4C Phantom fighter-bomber aircraft, assigned to the 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing. Davis and his pilot were on a night photo-reconnaissance mission over the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (L.P.D.R.) when they were shot down by anti-aircraft...

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January 18, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Seaton, C.)

Navy Fireman 1st Class Chester E. Seaton, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Seaton 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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January 18, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (McDowell, W.)

Army Cpl. William C. McDowell, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November, 1950, McDowell was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 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...

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January 11, 2018 No Comments

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

Navy Seaman 1st Class Willard H. Aldridge, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Aldridge 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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January 11, 2018 No Comments

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

Marine Corps Pfc. Harry C. Morrissey, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On October 9, 1942, Morrissey was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, participating in a main offensive action in the Battle of Guadalcanal. After nearly two months of battle, the regiment completed their action, during this battle Morrissey was killed in action. Two...

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January 10, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (Quintero, A.)

Army Pfc. Albert E. Quintero, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November 1950, Quintero was a member of Battery D, 15th Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Self-propelled Battalion, 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...

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December 27, 2017 No Comments

Vietnam offers unprecedented support to US POW/MIA recovery issues

President Donald J. Trump recently scored a major political accomplishment in Vietnam regarding on-going POW/MIA efforts in Southeast Asia (SEA) stemming from the Vietnam War that the mass media and many Vietnam veterans organizations are apparently ignoring. After remaining reticent for nearly a year on the topic of finding, identifying and returning to America the remains of 1,602 Americans missing in SEA from the Vietnam...

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