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JPAC mission

Marine Corps Sgt. Daniel Burgess (left) and Marine Corps Master Sgt. Floyde Rhoades screen material collected during Phase Two Testing on the island of Betio, Republic of Kiribati. The team is deployed to the island searching for remains or evidence of the more than 500 Americans lost during the Battle of Tarawa. The Joint POW/MIA Accounting 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 [Image 5 of 9], by CPO John Hageman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.09.2012

Date Posted:11.10.2012 02:54

Photo ID:780038

VIRIN:121109-N-DT805-038

Resolution:1200x798

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Location:KI

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