July 27, 2016

Building relationships in Laos through medicine

“Medicine is a great element of diplomatic power,” said U.S. Army Maj. Tamie Kerns, staff oncologist from the Tripler Army Medical Center Hematology Oncology Clinic. This statement comes after weeks

July 27, 2016

Success in the hearts of DPAA

Seven members of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and six individual augmentees came together in Vietnam to accomplish a single mission: to bring a missing man home, Nov. 2015. Every day

July 15, 2016

Soldier Missing From World War II Accounted For (Collins)

Army Cpl. Frederick G. Collins, 23, killed in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 8, 1941, Collins was a member of the 263rd Quartermaster Company, Quartermaster Corps (QMC) located at

July 14, 2016

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (Curtis)

Army Sgt. Harold L. Curtis, 18, killed in the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November, 1950, Curtis was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, on the east side

June 29, 2016

Gone but Never Forgotten

The unique mission of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency brings hope and answers to the families who are still missing loved ones from the Vietnam War era. It states in DPAA’s mission statement that they will provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation.

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