Sept. 25, 2017

DPAA Update and Field Operations Summary

Keeping the families of our missing as well as veterans informed is a primary objective of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency's (DPAA) mission. Towards that end, this Summary is intended to provide an overview of past and future efforts to account for our missing.

Sept. 22, 2017

Airman Missing From World War II Accounted For (Spence, H)

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Homer A. Spence, missing from World War II, has now been accounted for.On July 20, 1944, Spence was a member of the 96th Fighter Squadron, 82nd Fighter Group, as a pilot of a

Sept. 21, 2017

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Bailey, S.)

Army Pvt. Shirley E. Bailey, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. His loss took place in the Hürtgen Forest of Germany in 1944. Fighting in the forest, an area comprising of

Sept. 19, 2017

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Rich, P.)

Navy Water Tender 2nd Class Porter L. Rich, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for.On Dec. 7, 1941, Rich was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was

Sept. 19, 2017

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Wilcox, G.)

Navy Seaman 2nd Class George J. Wilcox, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for.On Dec. 7, 1941, Wilcox was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was

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