June 3, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Hayes, J.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. John W. Hayes, 24, of Estelline, Texas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 17, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on April 18, 2019.) In early 1945, Hayes was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 335th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, serving in the European Theater during World War...

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June 3, 2019 No Comments

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

Army Pfc. Roger L. Woods, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 21, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In July 1950, Woods was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, during the Korean War. On July 29, 1950, he was reported missing in action from the vicinity of...

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May 22, 2019 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (McGowan, W.)

U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. William J. McGowan, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 13, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In 1944, McGowan was a pilot, serving with the 391st Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group, 9th U.S. Air Force. On June 6, 1944, he was killed when his P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft crashed...

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May 15, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Lawler, C.)

Army Cpl. Charles S. Lawler, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 13, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In early November 1950, Lawler was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, engaged against enemy forces near Unsan, North Korea. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 2,...

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May 15, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Brown, R.)

Army Pvt. Roy Brown, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 13, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) On Dec. 2, 1942, Brown was a member of Company I, 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division, when he was reported missing in action following engagement with enemy forces along the Soputa-Sananda Track, while defending a...

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May 15, 2019 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Gochnauer, T.)

Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Toney W. Gochnauer, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 13, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In January 1944, Gochnauer was a member of the 425th Bombardment Squadron, 308th Heavy Bombardment Group, 14th Air Force, as a copilot of a B-24J bomber aircraft. The aircraft disappeared on Jan. 25,...

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May 15, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Ross, D.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Dale W. Ross, 22, of Ashland, Oregon, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 16, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on April 18, 2019.) In January 1943, Ross was a member of Company E, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, serving in the Pacific Theater. He was reported missing in...

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May 15, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Schipani, G.)

he Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. George R. Schipani, 19, of Somerville, Massachusetts, was accounted for on Jan. 30, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on Feb. 13, 2019.) In late 1950, Schipani was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, when his unit took part in the Battle of Unsan, North Korea. Early...

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USS Oklahoma Brothers Accounted For From World War II (Palmer, C. & Palmer, W.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that brothers Navy Seaman 2nd Class Calvin H. Palmer, 23, and Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilferd D. Palmer, 21, of Minot, North Dakota, killed during World War II, were accounted for on March 19, 2019. (These identifications were initially announced on March 25, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, the Palmers were assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma,...

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May 10, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Marine Accounted For From World War II (Hall, T.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Ted Hall, 24, of Kansas City, Missouri, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 16, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on Feb. 1, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Hall was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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