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ORLANDO, FLA. March 1, 2023

DPAA provides answers to family members in Orlando

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) hosted its second Family Member Update (FMU) of the fiscal year 2023, providing families with answers on their missing family members in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 25.

ORLANDO, Fla. Feb. 24, 2023

DPAA Scientists attend conference to share knowledge

Members of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Scientific Analysis Directorate descended on the 75th Anniversary Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Science in Orlando Feb. 13-18, to share knowledge and learn more on the latest practices to aide in the Agency’s mission of providing the fullest possible accounting for missing American’s from past conflicts.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA Feb. 22, 2023

South Korea transfers remains to U.S. for Identification

The Ministry of National Defense Agency for Killed in Action Recovery Identification (MAKRI) conducted a repatriation ceremony to transfer remains to the United Nations Command for analysis in the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) laboratory, February 22, 2023 in South Korea.

Dec. 27, 2022

‘It’s Just Unbelievable’ Says Family of WWII Airman Identified Nearly 80 Years After His Death

Growing up, Michael Joseph Uchrin didn’t know much about the uncles he was named after — Sgt. Michael Uhrin and Cpl. Joseph Uhrin.He knew Joseph was killed in January 1943 while on maneuvers with the

Dec. 21, 2022

Reshaping Forensics

“After that, I spent five years working with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Central Identification Laboratory (now called the USA Defense Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA)

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