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2 years 4 months ago

Wartime remains of 6 US airmen located in Laos

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six U.S. airmen missing from a combat mission over southern Laos during the Vietnam War will be buried Monday after their remains were located and identified following a 17-year investigation. The Defense Department said Thursday the six will be buried in a single casket at Arlington National...

4 years 3 months ago

Former Arlington cemetery officials subpoenaed

A subpoena has been issued to the former Arlington National Cemetery officials who were pushed out after the Army discovered that potentially hundreds of remains had been misidentified or misplaced. Maria Speiser, a spokeswoman for Sen. Claire McCaskill, says the cemetery's former superintendent, John Metzler, and his deputy, Thurman...

4 years 5 months ago

Problem with grave IDs at Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 300,000 American veterans and dignitaries. And officials say they can't be sure just who is buried in some of its graves. The Army is releasing results of a probe ordered last year after revelations that cremated remains...

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