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  • Airman accounted for from World War II

    The remains of Cpl. Walter J. Kellett have been found and identified. He was buried in his hometown of Ironwood, Michigan, with full military honors -- his sister and other family members were in attendance.
  • Once lost, now found: DPRK returns remains of 55 MIA service members

    On July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement, signed by the United Nations Command, the Korean People's Army and the Chinese People's Volunteer Army, implemented a complete cessation of hostilities of the Korean War. For 65 years, the UNC has remained committed to enforcing the 1953 Armistice Agreement, which includes the return of fallen service members a reality that came true on July 27, 2018, when the UNC repatriated 55 cases of remains from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
  • U.S. Receives Fallen Service Members’ Remains From North Korea

    The United Nations Command with support from U.S. Forces Korea today repatriated 55 cases of remains of fallen U.S. service members returned by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, according to a news release. A U.S. cargo aircraft flew to Wonson, North Korea, to receive the remains and returned promptly to Osan Air Base, South Korea, the release said. Brooks will host a full honors ceremony for the fallen service members August 1. Immediately following that ceremony, the remains will be flown to Hawaii for further processing under the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.
  • Air Force salutes ‘Flying Tiger’ after 75 year journey home

    Blood is thicker than water. For the family of an American Volunteer Group pilot killed in a 1941 training accident in Burma, it ran the Pacific Ocean and spurred a search lasting until his remains reached Kansas 75 years later. John Dean Armstrong, a Hutchinson, Kan. native, was buried Saturday, June 17, in his hometown, his life celebrated by
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