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July 27, 2021

DOD Unveils 2021 POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster

The Defense Department creates a poster each year in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day, which highlights the department's ongoing efforts to provide the fullest possible accounting of the service members still missing from past conflicts.

ARLINGTON, Va. July 27, 2021

Silver Star Recipient laid to rest 70 years later

Army Major Harvey Storms, 34, left his pregnant wife and three sons to fight in the Korean War more than 70 years ago. The family would never see their father again. On July 16, 2021, in front of his

July 20, 2021

Andersen EOD Technician Completes DPAA Vietnam Mission

The Vietnam jungle canopied overhead as the explosive ordnance disposal Airman entered his bamboo hut, where a birthday cake covered in blue and white and a group of team mates were waiting for him.

July 1, 2021

Finding Missing From Operation TIDAL WAVE

World War II was raging across the world in the summer of 1943. In Europe, the Allies were looking for ways to disrupt the German war machine. Oil was integral to that machine, and the

June 7, 2021

DPAA completes recovery operations in Belgium

“You are not authorized to have bad days.”He stressed this point to the other 23 individuals in the room, preparing them for what to expect over the following two months of working tirelessly in the

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