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Archive: September, 2021

Sept. 28, 2021

LEAP Scholar Comes Full Circle on POW/MIA Mission in Vietnam

Language Enabled Airman Program Scholar and U.S. Space Force Master Sgt. Hanh Le first heard of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in 2016 when she was stationed in Buckley Air Force Base,

Sept. 25, 2021

Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun: “Padre” finally returns home

In 1950, they simply knew him as “padre.” They have since referred to him as the bravest man they’ve ever known, their hope, their idol, their savior, and have even called him “God’s man.” He’s attributed to saving their lives, both literally and figuratively. He performed miracles during some of the darkest moments in history, when all hope had been lost. It may be called the “forgotten war,” but they will ensure his name is remembered by all.

Sept. 23, 2021

First-Ever United States and the Republic of Korea Joint Repatriation Ceremony

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) held its first-ever joint repatriation and wreath laying ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 22, 2021.The strong and long-lasting

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