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Stories about the DOD's POW/MIA agency, formerly known as JPAC

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 4, 2013


INTERACTIVE TIMELINE

Timeline complied by Noga Ami-Rav/Stars and Stripes. Software by TimelineJS

Veteran anxiously awaits mission to bring soldiers' bodies home from Vietnam

Ed Zimmerman will head to South Vietnam on Aug. 10 to assist the U.S. government’s recovery effort to search and, hopefully, recover the remains of Pfc. Anthony John (Tony) Pepper, 20, of Richmond, Virginia, and Cpl. James Mitchell Trimble, 19, of Eureka, California.


GALLERY

Europeans join US in search for remains of missing American soldiers

On a recent late autumn morning, an international group of volunteers dressed in orange jumpsuits fanned out across a small section of the Bannholz Woods looking for the remains of two Americans missing in action since World War II. It didn’t take long for the metal detectors to start pinging.


Lynn O'Shea, advocate for POW/MIA families, dies at 65

Lynn O’Shea, whose advocacy for the families of missing U.S. servicemembers caught the attention of Congress and led to changes in the POW/MIA accounting system, died Dec. 5 after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was 65.


Air Force 2-star ready to fade away after 34 years

The last commander of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command in Hawaii, a 1977 Damien Memorial School graduate, is retiring after a long Air Force career, according to the U.S. military.


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