Airman Missing In Action From WW ll is Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
He is Staff Sgt. Martin F. Troy, [...]
Ashes of Indianapolis survivor buried at sea
By Eric Talmadge - The Associated Press
Posted : Sunday Nov 2, 2008 9:31:09 EST
YOKOSUKA, Japan — When the submarine USS Ohio surfaced at sea and Machinist Mate 1st Class Jason Witty emerged from the hatch to look around, he saw calm, blue water under a peaceful sky — perfect [...]
Japan fires AF head for World War II essay
By Shino Yuasa - The Associated Press
Posted : Friday Oct 31, 2008 14:46:14 EDT
TOKYO — Japan’s defense minister dismissed his air force chief on Friday for writing an essay that claimed the country was not an “aggressor” in World War II and was trapped into getting involved [...]
Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of 11 U.S. servicemen, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full [...]
Missing WWII Airman is Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
He is 2nd Lt. Arthur F. Eastman, U.S. Army Air Forces, of East [...]
Army Seeks DNA Samples from Families of MIA Soldiers
By Kristen Noel
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, March 19, 2008 – More than 6,300 families need to be located to collect DNA samples for the purpose of identifying missing soldiers from World War II and the wars in Korea and Vietnam, a U.S. Army official said yesterday.
The military [...]
U.S. and Indian Officials Discuss WWII Recovery Missions
Officials of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) met today with representatives of the Indian government in New Delhi to lay the groundwork for future U.S.-Indian humanitarian operations in Arunachal Pradesh State.
From The Patriot Post - Profiles of valor: Master Sgt. Keeble
On Monday, President Bush posthumously awarded Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble the Medal of Honor. Keeble, the first Sioux Indian to receive the nation’s highest award, died in 1982. “On behalf of our grateful nation, I deeply regret that this tribute comes decades too late,” [...]
The Strategy Page’s article, Why Are U.S. Troops So Hard To Kill,? points to improved technology, tactics, equipment, and training, among other improvements as reasons for the higher survivability rates for our volunteer forces. Please read this interesting article, below.
Why Are U.S. Troops So Hard To Kill?
March 2, 2008: While every combat death is a [...]
LibNOT.com will report information from The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office regarding recovered personnel as the information becomes available. The story surrounding Seaman 1st Class General P. Douglas’ recovery is interesting and noteworthy. You can find more information about the USS Helena HERE.
May he Rest In Peace.
Sailor Missing from WWII is Identified
The Department of [...]