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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.
  • Bataan Death March: Airman honors POW grandfather

    Starvation, torture and a 70-mile march to concentration camps or dying in the process were the only options Philippine soldier, the late Ricardo Plana faced after the U.S. surrendered the Bataan Peninsula to the Japanese during World War II. Now, 75 years later, his grandson, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Max Biser, 23d Security Forces Squadron, traveled to the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to complete the 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March, March 19.
  • Bataan Death March veteran legacy marches on through ISR Airmen

    The year is 1942, and Private First Class Francis Michael Bania of the 10th Signal, and 75, 000 other U.S. and Filipino service men, marched for several days, approximately 65 miles, to prisoner of war camps in the Philippines. During his grueling journey, Bania had no idea that many years later an ISR Airman would create a bond with his legacy, representing him in the 75th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
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