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Museums and Researchers Join Forces to Open Up America's MIA Files
Please join us in extending our CONGRATULATIONS to MIA Recovery Network  and its founder Mr. Ken Breaux on their recent partnership with The Sons of Liberty Museum and The Army Air Corps Library and Museum!!
DPAA reaches milestone
in USS Oklahoma identifications

"There are no words that can describe the feeling we get when an unknown individual is identified and returned to their loved ones," said Dr. Timothy McMahon, Director of DoD DNA Operations.
VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed
White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed and Operational Around the Clock to Serve Nation's Veterans
S. 1990, the Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Improvement Act of 2017
Recently introduced Bill in Senate, S-1990, needs support. DAV National Commander gives insight to the Bill’s purpose and even provides an email template to send to YOUR Senator in an effort to get them on board. If YOU want change to occur, YOU must take action. Important news that effects Veterans and their survivors.
Secret Casualties of the
​Cold War

More than 200 airmen were shot down while spying on the Soviet Union. In light of the recent trip to Russia by DPAA and others – this is a must read for Family and Advocates of the MIA Issue.
POW Investigative Project (PIP) 
Launched on Veterans Day 2017 - This innovative site combines investigative reporting & global crowdsourcing. Read the Media Release. Click here for 'Contact' information.

The National Alliance of Families for the Return of America’s Missing Servicemen is pleased to be partners and supporters of the POW Investigative Project, Inc (PIP).
‘How Many KIA from my town?’
The information transcribed into a data base makes finding the answer to that question MUCH easier today than it was 25 years ago. Please check out the link, look at YOUR State, then look at the cities in your State. 
Wreaths Across America at Andersonville National Cemetery - Home of the National POW/MIA Museum
Did you know you can have your donated wreaths go right to Andersonville National Cemetery on the grounds of Andersonville National Historical Site? Andersonville National Cemetery is the only National cemetery, that I am aware of, where soldiers are buried in mass graves and headstones are shoulder to shoulder.  Check out the attached News release and follow the instructions. Simple as that. 
One Empty Seat
POW/MIA Chair Of Honor Unveiled in the Capitol Building Emancipation Hall 11-8-2017.  Samuel Johnson, a former Vietnam POW, United States Representative, Third District of Texas assisted with the unveiling. View pictures and read more about the Press Coverage or lack thereof.  From the desk via the Lens of Patrick Hughes, US Marine, Combat Veteran & Photographer Extraordinaire. Also view the  Video.
10 Things Every Veteran Should Know About Agent Orange
Read this important document by Dr. Ralph Erickson about the who-what-when-where of Agent Orange.
Bowe Bergdahl decision

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Bergdahl's Attorney Wants Him to Receive POW Medal
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Army tables decision on Bowe Bergdahl’s POW Medal and Purple Heart until after court-martial
A decision has been rendered in the former Prisoner of War, ​Bowe Bergdahl, case.​​

Read the full story here.


Read the full story here.


Two new Department of Veteran Affairs initiatives
1. The White House VA Hotline now has 24/7 operations. This is not a replacement hotline, all other VA hotlines should still be utilized.  Factsheet attached for more information.
​2. The Veteran-Friendly Community Summit is on November 8th from 
​1-3pm EST. This is going to be a great event and the SECVA will be the keynote speaker. 
Flyer attached.
NEW Nationwide number for VA. 844 698 2311
When you're not sure who to call, try this number to get information on where to go.  More details ...
A Solemn Promise - America' Missing in Action
A compelling POW/MIA documentary witnessing the incredible lengths our country goes in order to find and identify our warrior's remains.  Read all about this film and watch a 10-minute video.
​DPAA Agency Video
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) mission is to provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation.  Learn more about the DPAA and watch their video.


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