18 Oct 2018

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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15 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Gomez, C.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 — Navy Seaman 2nd Class Charles C. Gomez, Jr., killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 19, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Gomez 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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15 Oct 2018

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Salerno, M.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 — Marine Corps Pfc. Michael L. Salerno, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2018. In November 1943, Salerno was a member of Company K, 3rd 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, in...

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15 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Austin, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Chief Warrant Officer John A. Austin, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 4, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Austin 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 torpedo...

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15 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Workman, C.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Creighton H. Workman, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on July 25, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Workman 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 torpedo...

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09 Oct 2018

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Turner, A.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On July 17, 1945, Turner, a member of the 1330 Army Air Force Base Unit, Air Transport Command, was the pilot of a C-109 aircraft, en route from Jorhat, India, to Hsinching, China, over “The Hump,” when the aircraft crashed...

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09 Oct 2018

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Natvik, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Air Forces Pfc. Joseph I. Natvik, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On July 17, 1945, Natvick, a member of the 1330 Army Air Force Base Unit, Air Transport Command, was the engineer on board a C-109 aircraft, en route from Jorhat, India, to Hsinching, China, over “The Hump,” when the aircraft crashed...

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09 Oct 2018

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Lord, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. James R. Lord, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. On Aug. 10, 1944, Lord, a member of the 66th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group, 12th Tactical Air Command, 12th Air Force, was piloting a P-47D aircraft, targeting gun positions in the Savona area of northwest Italy, near the French...

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09 Oct 2018

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Boyce, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Sgt. 1st Class James L. Boyce, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Sept. 26, 2018. In July 1950, Boyce was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against the North Korean People’s Army south of Chonui, South Korea. Boyce could not be accounted-for and was declared...

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02 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Poindexter, H.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2018 — Navy Seaman 1st Class Herbert J. Poindexter, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Poindexter 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 torpedo...

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