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

Army Cpl. Jerry M. Garrison, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 7, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Garrison was a member of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near Chosin Reservoir,...

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

Army Pfc. Jasper V. Marquez, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Marquez was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 28, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the Kunu-ri,...

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

Army Cpl. Ralph L. Cale, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 7, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Cale was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the Chosin...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Tackett, W.)

Army Pfc. Wilbur T. Tackett, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Tackett was a member of Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 6, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Ortiz, Y.)

Army Cpl. Ysabel A. Ortiz, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Ortiz was a member of Battery D, 15th Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the...

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

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Joseph E. Finneran, killed during World War II, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In the summer of 1943, Finneran was a bombardier assigned to the 345th Bombardment Squadron, 98th Bombardment Group (Heavy), known as the Pyramidiers. On Aug. 1, 1943, the B-24D aircraft on which Finneran served...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Benson, E.)

Marine Corps Pvt. Edwin F. Benson, killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1943, Benson was a member of Company L, 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...

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Airman Accounted For From World War II (Gotts, H.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Air Forces Sgt. Howard F. Gotts, 23, of Flint, New York, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 24, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 26, 2019.) In August 1943, Gotts was a radio operator assigned to the 66th Bombardment Squadron, 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy,) known as the Flying 8-Balls....

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Morrison, E.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Edward M. Morrison, 19, of Ashland, Wisconsin, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 4, 2019.) In July 1950, Morrison was a member of 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. His unit was holding a defensive...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Feriend, D.)

Army Sgt. David A. Feriend, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Aug. 7, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Feriend was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 6, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near...

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