March 9, 2015

DoD POW/MIA Accounting Agency Meets With Families of MIAs

Until They Are Home.Keeping the Promise.These are the stirring mottos of two former government POW/MIA recovery and accounting organizations now merged into the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

Feb. 10, 2015

DPAA interviews Operation Market Garden service members

This past year, a group of four Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) historians (Dr. Ian Spurgeon, Ms. Christine Cohn, Dr. Ed Burton and Dr. Jeff Johnson) traveled to the Netherlands to attend

Dec. 31, 2014

Memories of Lance Cpl. kept alive since 1967

As the propellers of the CH-46A Sea Knight helicopter cut across the sky, the peace of that June 30, 1967, night belied the danger inherent in the mission to the men on board. Tasked with inserting a

Nov. 19, 2014

Soldier returns home after 47 years

He didn’t want to make a sound, but as U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Van Bendegom’s heavy boots made way through the patrol route on the border between South Vietnam and Cambodia on July 12, 1967, there

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