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Dec. 27, 2022

‘It’s Just Unbelievable’ Says Family of WWII Airman Identified Nearly 80 Years After His Death

Growing up, Michael Joseph Uchrin didn’t know much about the uncles he was named after — Sgt. Michael Uhrin and Cpl. Joseph Uhrin.He knew Joseph was killed in January 1943 while on maneuvers with the

Dec. 21, 2022

Reshaping Forensics

“After that, I spent five years working with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Central Identification Laboratory (now called the USA Defense Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA)

ARLINGTON, VA Dec. 1, 2022

Agency accounts for last WWII POWs from Lithuania

As 2022 comes to a close, three families are ending the year knowing that after decades of waiting a loved one has been brought home and laid to rest. A promise fulfilled.The three Airmen were German

NORFOLK, VA Nov. 29, 2022

DPAA hosts first FY 2023 FMU in Norfolk, VA

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) hosted the first Family Member Update (FMU) of the fiscal year 2023, providing more than 150 family members with updates in Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 19.

Nov. 22, 2022

Searchers find five World War II-era US bombers in waters off Croatia

Searchers have located the wrecks of five B-24 bombers that crashed into the Adriatic Sea during World War II, three of which are associated with 23 still-missing crew members.The search mission –

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