POW/MIA Recoveries & Burials
Reported 16 thru 31 OCT 2020 |
"Keeping the Promise", "Fulfill their Trust” and "No one left behind” are several of many mottos that refer to the
efforts of the Department of Defense to recover those who became missing while serving our nation.
of Americans who remain missing from conflicts in this century as of FEB 2019 are: World War II 73,025 of which
over 41,000 are presumed to be lost at sea, Korean War 7665, Vietnam War 1589 (i.e. VN-1,246, Laos-288,
Cambodia-48, & Peoples Republic of China territorial waters-7), Cold War 111, Iraq and other conflicts 5.
Defense Department men and women -- both military and civilian -- work in organizations around the world as part
of DoD's personnel recovery and personnel accounting communities. They are all dedicated to the single mission of
finding and bringing our missing personnel home.
For a listing of all missing or unaccounted for personnel to date refer to http://www. dpaa. mil
and click on ‘Our
Missing’. Refer to https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Year/2019
for a listing and details of
those accounted for in 2019. If you wish to provide information about an American missing in action from any conflict
or have an inquiry about MIAs, contact:
== Mail: Public Affairs Office, 2300 Defense Pentagon, Washington, D. C. 20301-2300, Attn: External Affairs
Call: Phone: (703) 699-1420
== Message: Fill out form on http://www.dpaa. mil/Contact/ContactUs.aspx