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The following personnel are listed as POW/MIA from the Iraqi Theater & other recent conflicts as of September 30, 2013

Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003-2010
  • Mr. Kirk Von Ackermann, DoD contractor, was lost on Oct. 9, 2003, while working in Forward Operating Base Pacesetter, Iraq.
  • Mr. Timothy E. Bell, DoD contractor, was lost on April 9, 2004, while working in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Mr. Adnan al-Hilawi, DoD contractor, was lost on March 3, 2007, while working in Baghdad, Iraq.
Operation Desert Storm, 1991
  • Lt. Cmdr. Barry T. Cooke, U.S. Navy, was lost on Feb. 2, 1991, when his A-6 aircraft went down in the Persian Gulf.
  • Lt. Robert J. Dwyer, U.S. Navy, was lost on Feb. 5, 1991, when his FA-18 aircraft went down in the Persian Gulf.
Operation El Dorado Canyon, 1986
  • Capt. Paul F. Lorence, U.S. Air Force, was lost on April 15, 1986, when his F-111 aircraft was downed during a strike over Libya.

 


We are pleased to report that the following personnel have been accounted for in 2013 as of September 30, 2013:

These names are displayed in chronological order based on the accounted-for date. The highlighted names are linked to a more detailed news release on that serviceman's identification.

  • Pfc. Norman P. Dufresne, U.S. Army, G Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division was lost July 30, 1950, near Chinju, South Korea. He was accounted for on Sept. 19, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors Oct. 19, in Leominster, Mass.
  • Cpl. Robert J. Tait, U.S. Army, Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team was lost Dec. 6, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Sept. 10, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors Oct. 5, in Bar Harbor, Maine.
  • Col. Francis J. McGouldrick, U.S. Air Force, 8th Tactical Bomb Squadron, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing, was lost Dec. 13, 1968, near Savannakhet Province, Laos. He was accounted for on Sept. 6, 2013. Funeral date and location to be decided.
  • 2nd Lt. Vernal J. Bird, U.S. Army Air Forces, 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 13th Bombardment Squadron was lost in March, 1944, when his A-20G Havoc bomber crashed in Papua New Guinea. He was accounted for Aug. 28, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors Sept. 28, 2013, in Springville, Utah.
  • Sgt. Melvin E. Wolfe, U.S. Army, K Company, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost Dec. 12, 1950, during the battle of the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for Aug. 26, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors Sept. 23, 2013, in Boulder City, Nev.
  • Pfc. Ronald C. Huffman, U.S. Army, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Feb. 12, 1951, during a battle near Saemal, South Korea. He was accounted for on Aug. 6, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in Princeton, W.Va.
  • Sgt. Charles L. Scott, U.S. Army, C Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team was lost Dec. 2 1950 near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for Aug. 7. He will be buried with full military honors on Sept. 5, 2013 in Lynchburg, Va.
  • Pfc. Herene K. Blevins, U. S. Army, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the eastern banks of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on July. 31, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in Hagerstown, Md.
  • 2nd Lt. Valorie L. Pollard and Sgt. Dominick J. Licari, U. S. Army Air Forces, were lost on March 13, 1944, in northeastern New Guinea. They were accounted for on July 19 and July 17. Group Release
  • Capt. Henry S. White and Staff Sgt. Thomas L. Meek, U.S. Marine Corps, were lost on July 21, 1943, when their SBD-4 Dauntless aircraft dive-bomber crashed on Mavea Island, Republic of Vanuatu. They were accounted for on July 3, 2013. They will be buried as a group with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Pfc. Jonathan R. Posey Jr., U.S. Marine Corps, L Battery, 11th Artillery Regiment, 1st Marine Division was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, during the fighting withdrawal from the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on June 19, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on Aug. 12, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Sgt. 1st Class William Robinson, U.S. Army, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950, near Hagaru-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on June 17, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on Aug. 7, 2013, in Indiantown Gap, Pa.
  • Sgt. Clement Thibodeaux Jr., U.S. Army, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, near the Ch'ongch'on River, North Korea. He was accounted for June 13, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in Church Point, La.
  • Cpl. Glydon E. Moyer, U.S. Army, Battery D, 15th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on June 13, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on July 25, 2013, in Luray, Va.
  • Cpl. Armando Alvarez, U.S. Army, Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on June 6, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the summer of 2013.
  • Pfc. Manley F. Winkley, U.S. Marine Corps, Company B, 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was lost on Nov. 23, 1943, in Tarawa. He was accounted for June 1, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on Aug. 24 in Madison, Ind.
  • Lt. Col. Robert E. Pietsch and Maj. Louis F. Guillerman, U.S. Air Force, 609th Air Commando Squadron, were lost on April 30, 1968, near Savannakhet Province, Laos. They were accounted for respectively on May 31, 2013, and May 28, 2013. They will be buried as a group with full military honors on Oct. 16, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Sgt. 1st Class Joseph D. Steinberg, U.S. Army, Battery C, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, was lost on Feb. 13, 1951, near Hoengsong, South Korea. He was accounted for on May 30, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the summer of 2013, in San Bruno, Calif.
  • Cpl. Donald V. Maclean, U.S. Army, Company D, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on May 22, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the summer of 2013, in Cary, Ill.
  • Cpl. Marvin E. Omans, U.S. Army, Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 3, 1950, near the Sinhung-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on May 21, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the June 24, 2013, in Little Rock, Ark.
  • Master Sgt. Olen B. Williams, U.S. Army, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950 near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on May 1, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on June 9, 2013, in Clanton, Ala.
  • Pfc. James L. Constant, U.S. Army, Company A, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Sept. 8, 1950, near Changnyong, South Korea. He was accounted for on May 1, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors May 25, 2013, in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • 1st Lt. Robert G. Fenstermacher, U.S. Army Air Force, 506th Fighter Squadron, 404th Fighter Group, was lost on Dec. 26, 1944, near Petergensfeld, Belgium. He was accounted for on April 30, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the fall of 2013, in Scranton, Pa.
  • Sgt. Charles Allen, U.S. Army, Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on March 31, 1951, near Pyoktong, North Korea. He was accounted for on April 19. He will be buried with full military honors in May 2013, in Dallas, Texas.
  • Maj. Howard V. Andre, U.S. Air Force, was lost on July 8, 1969, near Xiangkhoang, Laos. He was accounted for on April 11, 2013.
  • Sgt. Jerome E. Kiger and Sgt. Charles R. Marshall, U.S. Army Air Forces, were lost on July 21, 1944, near Drobling, Germany. They were accounted for on April 10 and April 9. They will be buried with full military honors July 21, in Mannington, West Virginia and spring 2013, in Allen, Ky.
  • Maj. James E. Sizemore, U.S. Air Force Reserve, was lost on July 8, 1969, near Xiangkhoang Province, Laos. He was accounted for on April 9, 2013 .
  • Lt. Dennis W. Peterson, Ensign Donald P. Frye, Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technicians William B. Jackson and Donald P. McGrane, U.S. Navy, were lost on July 19, 1967, when their SH-3A Sea King helicopter was was shot down in Ha Nam Province, North Vietnam. Peterson was accounted for on March 30, 2012. Frye, Jackson and McGrane were accounted for in 1982 respectively. They will be buried, as a group, with full military honors May 2, at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Maj. Larry J. Hanley, U.S. Air Force Reserve, was lost on Nov. 4, 1969, near Khammouan Province, Laos. He was accounted for on March 20, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the summer of 2013, in Walla Walla, Wash.
  • Sgt. Bernard J. Fisher,U.S. Army, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, was lost on Jan. 1, 1951, near Seoul, South Korea. He was accounted for on March 14, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors July 9, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1st Lt. Douglas H. Haag, U.S. Army, Company K, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, was lost between July 10-12, 1950, near Chochiwon, South Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 28, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the Spring of 2013, in Louisville, Ky.
  • Master Sgt. Ernest W. Grainger, U.S. Army, Company K, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, was lost on July 11, 1950, near Chochiwon, South Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 28, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in April 2013, in Conway, S.C.
  • Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Michael B. Judd, U.S. Navy, Company A, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, was lost on June 30, 1967, in Thua Thien-Hue Province, South Vietnam. He was accounted for on Feb. 27. He will be buried with full military honors July 15, in Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Cpl. Billy M. McIntyre, U.S. Army, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 7, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 27, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors in the Summer of 2013, near Carter, Oklahoma.
  • Lance Cpl. Merlin R. Allen, U.S. Marine Corps, Company A, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, was lost on June 30, 1967, in Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam. He was accounted for on Feb. 16, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors on June 30, 2013 in Wisconsin.
  • Master Sgt. Robert A. Stein, U.S. Army, Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, was lost on Dec. 4, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 6, 2013.
  • Pfc. Daniel A. Benedett, U.S. Marine Corps, was lost on May 15, 1975, near Koh Tang Island, Cambodia, during a rescue mission. He was accounted for on Jan. 30, 2013.
  • Pfc. James R. Hare, U.S. Army, Battery B, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Feb. 13, 1951, near the Korean town of Hoengsong. He was accounted for on Jan. 19, 2013.
  • Lt. Richard L. Laws, U.S. Navy, was lost on Apr. 3, 1966, when the F-8E Crusader was struck by enemy ground fire. He was accounted for on Jan. 17, 2013.
  • Cpl. Robert W. Scott, U.S. Army, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 1, 1950, near the North Korean town of Sinhung-ri. He was accounted for on Jan. 16, 2013.
  • Cpl. Robert G. Archer, U.S. Army, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 32nd Infantry Regimental, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was accounted for on Jan. 14, 2013.
  • Pfc. Weldon A, Davis, U.S. Army, B Battery, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 30, 1950, near the vicinity of Somindong. He was accounted for on Jan. 9, 2013.
  • Pfc. Bobby L. Byars, U.S. Army, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec, 12, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Jan. 4, 2013.

 

 

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