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By U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mikaley Kline | April 19, 2018

He finally returned home from a deployment and wasn’t anticipating being sent anywhere else since he had just gotten back. He called his family, told them to...
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By DPAA Public Affairs | April 19, 2018

Summary: Keeping the families of our missing as well as veterans informed is a primary objective of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency's (DPAA) mission. This...
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By DPAA Public Affairs | April 18, 2018

Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Vincent L. Politte, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. In the summer of 1943, Politte served as a gunner with...
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By DPAA Public Affairs | April 18, 2018

Army Pfc. John H. Walker, missing from World War II, has now been accounted for. On Nov. 24, 1944, Walker was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 18th...
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By DPAA Public Affairs | April 18, 2018

Navy Seaman 2nd Class Joe M. Kelley, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for.On Dec. 7, 1941, Kelley was...
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Past Conflicts
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is working hard to recover missing personnel remains from countries around the world. Learn More
DPAA Strategic Initiatives & Approach
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