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Missing in Action

The MIA/POW Flag No Longer Flies for POWs in Afghanistan

Scott Sigmund Gartner | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Scott Sigmund Gartner

Nothing demonstrates how war has changed more than the fact that thousands of soldiers become prisoners of war (POW) or went missing in action (MIA) in previous conflicts whereas now, with the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, there are no American POWs.

The Unsolved Mystery of World War II's Missing Men

Wil Hylton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Wil Hylton

On a warm spring morning in 2008, a rumpled archaeologist named Eric Emery stood at the edge of a massive barge in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and glared down into the water.

Pentagon Must Address 'Dysfunctional' Program

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon's efforts to find and identify troops missing in action from past conflicts are undermined by leadership weaknesses, i...

Pentagon Takes 'Second Look' At Embattled Unit

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Tuesday it will take a "second look" at how it goes about accounting for missing Americans on foreign battlefield...

Veteran's Remains Return To LA After 62 Years M.I.A.

The Bakersfield Californian | Steven Mayer | Posted 04.29.2013 | Los Angeles

Sixty-two years after he was lost to the fire of war, the remains of Roosevelt Clark are finally coming home this week. Clark, a Bakersfield High Sch...

36 Years Later, Search Boosted For MIA Vietnam Servicemen

Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact

Forty-one years after his helicopter crashed in Vietnam, George “Andy” Howes finally made it home to Knox, Ind. for a proper funeral, the Departm...

Woman Wears MIA Bracelet For Nearly Four Decades

Vincent Ugaro | Posted 06.02.2011 | Impact
Vincent Ugaro

Long after most would have given up hope of a homecoming, discarding the bracelet or losing it -- or, at the very least, relegating it to the bottom of a jewelry box -- Ms. Strong persisted.

"The Lost Valentine": Betty White Goes All Dramatic On Us

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The people at the Hallmark Hall of Fame Company have decided to drain all of our tear ducts for us. What better way than to have a movie featuring Betty White as a war widow waiting and hoping that some day her Navy pilot husband might return?