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    WWII Vanuatu recovery efforts [Image 1 of 3]

    WWII Vanuatu recovery efforts

    SANTO AIRPORT, VANUATU

    09.24.2012

    Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Adelita Mead 

    Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

    A joint service color guard assigned to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command escorts possible remains of a fallen service member onto a C-17 Globemaster during a repatriation ceremony in Vanuatu Sept. 24, 2012. Two specialized JPAC recovery teams deployed from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to excavate separate aircraft crash sites in Espiritu Santo and Mavea, searching for evidence of four individuals lost during World War II. 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 Sgt. 1st Class Adelita C. Mead, U.S. Army)

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    Date Taken: 09.24.2012
    Date Posted: 10.13.2012 21:10
    Photo ID: 721424
    VIRIN: 120924-A-GX498-033
    Resolution: 1200x750
    Size: 316.63 KB
    Location: SANTO AIRPORT, VU

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