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July 27, 2023

DPAA and ROK Host Repatriation Ceremony

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) held a repatriation ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, June 25, 2023.The purpose of the ceremony was to transfer remains and commemorate

June 26, 2023

Annual POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster Unveiled

During a ceremony at the Pentagon, the 2023 POW/MIA Recognition Day poster was unveiled by distinguished guests such as Honorable Christine Wormuth, United States Secretary of the Army, Mr. Kelly

June 26, 2023

Pentagon Honors POWs/MIAs at Poster Unveiling

Dignitaries, friends and family members of prisoners of war and troops missing in action honored the sacrifices of those service members yesterday at the unveiling of the 2023 POW/MIA poster.One of

June 9, 2023

Wreckage of WWII bomber 'Heaven Can Wait' found, recovery mission a success

The American B-24 bomber named "Heaven Can Wait" was shot down off the coast of New Guinea in March of 1944. All 11 servicemen aboard were killed. Those 11 men have been counted among the more than

June 9, 2023

After 80 years, project underway to identify POWs

At the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, the Defense Department is disinterring more than 400 sets of remains of American service members who died during WWII. The hope: After

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