May 15, 2015 - Vindication for the family of Navy Corpsman Mark V. Dennis. Family finally proves remains returned in 1966 were misidentified. Leaving in question the identity of a POW shown in a 1970 photo the family believes is Mark.
February 28, 2015 --DoD's Reorganization of POW/MIA Accounting Effort... Putting Lipstick on a Pig - Part II Click here to learn more.
January 24, 2015 --DoD's Reorganization of POW/MIA Accounting Effort... Putting Lipstick on a Pig Click here to learn more.
January 9, 2015 --DoD Names Interim Director for New POW/MIA Accounting Agency Click here to learn more.
October 10, 2014 -- Governments reorganization of the POW/MIA accounting effort offically a FAILURE. Read More,... and find out what you can do.
May 22, 2014 -- Release of explosive new book "Abandoned in Place - The Men We Left Behind and the Untold Story of Operation Pocket Change the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Planned Rescue of American POWs Held in Laos Six Years After the End of the Vietnam War." For more informaiton visit http://www.abandonedinplaceblog.com
March 31, 2014 -- Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, announces plans to reorganize the POW/MIA Accounting Community. DOD to form a new agency consolidating DPMO, JPAC and elements of the Life Science Equipment Laboratory under this new agency. This reorganization will take 19 months to complete. For more details see our newsletter dated April 5, 2014..
August 1, 2013 -- House Sub-Committee on Military Personnel and the Senate Sub-Committee on Financial and Contracting Oversight have hearings scheduled for August 1st. House hearing begins at 8 AM. Senate hearing starts at 10:30. For more on these hearings see our newsletter dated July 27, 2013.
July 7, 2013 -- Scathing internal report calls JPAC efforts to recover remains of missing servicemen "acutely dysfunctional." According to the Associated Press "The Pentagon's effort to account for tens of thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from "dysfunction to total failure," according to an internal study suppressed by military officials."
The article continues, "The report paints a picture of a Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, a military-run group known as JPAC and headed by a two-star general, as woefully inept and even corrupt."
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June 20, 2008 -- Chinese Government admits taking Korean War POWs into China.... Chinese Goverment names one POW.... Richard Desautels... For more click here. June 24, 2006 -- Documents generated by an investigator for the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs (1991-1993)state Vietnamese now acknowledge captivity.... these 19 "survived into captivity." For more on the 19 New POW Cases click here