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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

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NC students helped an American pilot killed in WWII return home

Time marched on unapologetically in 1944 after an American pilot crashed during a dogfight over Germany and was killed in World War II. U.S. Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. Stanley Stegnerski was declared missing and deceased, but never found or fully accounted for. Stegnerski's story attained some comforting closure. His remains were finally recovered and returned home.


U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Kelly McKeague delivers remarks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam-Hawaii on Jan. 30, 2015.
CHRISTOPHER HUBENTHAL/U.S. AIR FORCE

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Kelly McKeague delivers remarks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam-Hawaii on Jan. 30, 2015.
CHRISTOPHER HUBENTHAL/U.S. AIR FORCE

Retired Air Force general to lead POW/MIA Accounting Agency

The Pentagon announced today that retired Maj. Gen. Kelly McKeague is the new director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. The agency that searches for, recovers and identifies missing American war dead has not had a permanent director since 2016.

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