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News | April 13, 2017

Soldier Missing in Korean War Identified (Cushman)

Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard G. Cushman has now been accounted for.

Cushman, of Company A, 72nd Medium Tank Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was reported missing in action Dec. 5, 1950 in North Korea.

DPAA appreciates the Korean People's Army, as well as Korean witnesses Mr. Man Hyon Ho and Mr. Anh Il Chang, for their assistance and partnership in this recovery effort.

Interment services are pending.

For more information on DPAA please visit our website at, find us on social media at or call 703-699-1420.

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