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    Recovery Mission Daily Operations 23-2VN [Image 12 of 20]

    Recovery Mission Daily Operations 23-2VN

    Capt. Kyle Meariman, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), and Nguyen Hong Trung, Vietnam Office for Seeking Missing Persons (VNOSMP), participate in a ceremony before removing the first shovels of soil during a DPAA recovery mission, Nghệ An Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Feb. 26, 2023. There are currently 81,500 personnel are missing in action from United States conflicts, with 1,581 of those still missing from the Vietnam War. The mission of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is to provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel from past conflicts to their families and the nation. Since 1973, the remains of more than 1,000 Americans killed during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to their families for burial with full military honors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cole Yardley)



    Date Taken: 02.26.2023
    Date Posted: 03.14.2023 09:32
    Photo ID: 7678165
    VIRIN: 230226-F-FU430-683
    Resolution: 6192x4128
    Size: 12.8 MB
    Location: VN

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