POW/MIA Update: July 29, 2019

AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR: On 7/26/19, DPAA posted the identification of Major Neal C. Ward, USAF. Listed as MIA in Laos on 6/13/69, his remains were recovered on 12/13/17, and identified on 7/19/19. On 6/11/19, DPAA announced that Air Force Colonel Roy A. Knight, Jr, listed as MIA on 5/19/67 over Laos, is now accounted for.… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: July 29, 2019

POW/MIA Update: July 8, 2019

AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR: On 6/11/19, DPAA announced that Air Force Colonel Roy A. Knight, Jr, listed as MIA on 5/19/67 over Laos, is now accounted for. His remains were recovered on 2/28/19, and ID’d on 6/4/19. This was the first Vietnam War-related ID announcement since February and there have been none since. Prior to that,… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: July 8, 2019

POW/MIA Update: June 14, 2019

AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR: On 6/11/19, DPAA announced that Air Force Colonel Roy A. Knight, Jr, listed as MIA on 5/19/67 over Laos, is now accounted for. His remains were recovered on 2/28/19, and ID’d on 6/4/19. This is the first Vietnam War-related announcement since February. On 2/25/19, DPAA announced that Navy Reserve Journalist 3 Class… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: June 14, 2019

POW/MIA Update: June 1, 2019

Following excerpts are from the Defense Department’s June 1, 2019 publication, pages 36-37 & 40: INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGY REPORT PREPAREDNESS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND PROMOTING A NETWORKED REGION VIETNAM The Department is building a strategic partnership with Vietnam that is based on common interests and principles, including freedom of navigation, respect for a rules-based order in accordance with… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: June 1, 2019

POW/MIA Update: April 17, 2019

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF POW/MIA FAMILIES 5673 COLUMBIA PIKE, SUITE 100, FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA 22041 PH —703/465-7432 Chartered May 28, 1970 FAX —703/465-7433 DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF 2019 DUES FOR LEAGUE FAMILY MEMBERS TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE 2019-2021 LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION IS FRIDAY, APRIL 19″. 50 ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL MEETING: June 19-23″,… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: April 17, 2019

POW/MIA Update: April 11, 2019

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF 2019 DUES FOR LEAGUE FAMILY MEMBERS TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE 2019-2021 LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION IS FRIDAY, APRIL 19″. 50th ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL MEETING: June 19-23rd, the League’s 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel. Registration will be on Wednesday, June 19,… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: April 11, 2019

POW/MIA Update: March 8, 2019

AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR: On 2/25/19, DPAA announced that Navy Reserve Journalist 3 Class Raul A. Guerra, USN, listed as missing on 10/8/67, SVN, was accounted for. His remains were recovered on 8/15/05 and identified on 2/20/19. On January 15, DPAA posted the accounting for Roy F. Townley and Edward J. Weissenback, Air America/CIA, listed as… Continue reading POW/MIA Update: March 8, 2019