Images: POW/MIA recovery efforts in Vietnam [Image 9 of 11]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Adelita Mead
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Eldred scans a stream bed for metal while conducting recovery operations in Binh Dinh province, Vietnam, March 12, 2012. Eldred is an explosives ordnance disposal technician temporarily assigned to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command as an augmentee to help achieve JPAC's goals to conduct 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.