June 27, 2016

Returning an American Hero Home

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.

June 9, 2016

Paving the way for future recovery operations in Myanmar

A Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) investigation team conducted witness interviews and crash site surveys at several different villages and locations throughout Chin State, a mountainous

May 26, 2016

20th Plenary Session of the U.S. – Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs Concludes

U.S. and Russian delegates completed the 20th Jubilee Plenum of the United States – Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs (USRJC) May 24, in Arlington, Virginia, where they discussed U.S.-Russia

May 16, 2016

South Korea Repatriation

A repatriation ceremony was held on Knight Field, in Seoul, South Korea, April 28, to return the remains of United Nations Command and Korean soldiers who died on the field of battle during the Korean

May 12, 2016

WWII Vet Receives Medals After 70 Years

World War II ended on September 2, 1945, when the documents finalizing Japan's surrender were signed aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. It is only fitting that 70 years after the war ended, Pearl

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