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JPAC Mission

Forensic Anthropologist William Belcher (right), a recovery leader with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, maps out a unit with assistance from the team during Phase Two Testing on the island of Betio, Republic of Kiribati. The team deployed for more than 30 days searching for remains and evidence of Americans lost during the World War II Battle of Tarawa. The command conducts global search, recovery and laboratory operations to identify unaccounted-for Americans from past conflicts in order to support the Department of Defense's personnel accounting efforts. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist Chief John M. Hageman, U.S. Navy)



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This work, JPAC Mission, by CPO John Hageman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.30.2012

Date Posted:10.30.2012 20:42

Photo ID:770392

VIRIN:121030-N-DT805-024

Resolution:1200x798

Size:1001.69 KB

Location:BETIO, KI

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