Nov. 18, 2015

DPAA Conducts Recovery Operations in India

Thirteen members from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, along with a team from Rimo Expeditions, conducted search and recovery efforts on the Himalayan Mountains in the Arunachal Pradesh region,

Nov. 16, 2015

DPAA Director Visits Southeast Asia

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Director Michael Linnington completed his first oversight visit to Southeast Asia last week to assess the U.S. Government’s efforts to achieve the fullest possible

Nov. 10, 2015

USS Oklahoma Disinterments Complete

The last of the unknowns from the USS Oklahoma are disinterred and ready for identification.

Nov. 5, 2015

U.S. and Malaysia Partnership Brings Fallen Hero Home

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has one end goal; to find our fallen service members, bring them home and provide answers to their families. On Nov. 5, at Subang Air Base, Malaysia, a

Oct. 29, 2015

A Rewarding Partnership

In Italy, a group of volunteers driven by pride for their homeland and the history that rests there travel the country in search of warplane crashes and other potential missing in action (MIA)

Sept. 18, 2015

Presidential Proclamation -- National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 2015

America has long stood tall as a beacon of freedom thanks to the women and men of our Armed Forces who safeguard our country and our ideals with courage, honor, and selflessness. While our heroes and their families continue to give of themselves for us all, we must recognize the unthinkable pain that remains with the loved ones of those who have not returned home.

Aug. 21, 2015

Korean and Cold Wars Families Seek Answers

Government officials from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) met with more than 300 family members of servicemen who went missing during past conflicts at the Korean/Cold War annual

June 26, 2015

Vietnam War Families Seek Answers

From June 24-27, more than 200 family members of U.S. servicemen and civilians missing from the Vietnam War traveled to Washington D.C. from around the country for the 46th Annual Meeting of the

June 24, 2015

Director Michael Linnington Meets with Agency Team

Today Michael Linnington, the newly appointed director for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, met with the D.C. based staff to discuss his philosophy and his vision for the way forward for the

June 19, 2015

Secretary of Defense announces DPAA director

 Secretary of Defense announces the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA) director today. Army Lt. Gen. Michael S. Linnington has been appointed to the senior executive

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