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

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 4, 2013


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Charles McAllister poses in his World War I uniform in this undated photo.
BEVERLY DILLON

Charles McAllister poses in his World War I uniform in this undated photo.
BEVERLY DILLON

‘Unsolvable’: Forensic sleuth says he’s identified a long-dead WWI doughboy, but whose job is it to bring him home?

A forensic anthropologist believes he has identified the remains of Pfc. Charles McAllister, who died in WWI — but the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency's lack of proper jurisdiction over the case has prevented McAllister's family from receiving his remains.