Bits 'N' Pieces 2006

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National Alliance of Families

For the Return of America's Missing Servicemen

+ World War II + Korea + Cold War + Vietnam +

BITS N PIECES 2006

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Nov 18, 2006

If It$ $aturday It Must Be Vietnam... Another Serviceman Captured in Iraq... More on the 19 New POW Cases.... Happy Holidays


Oct. 21, 2006

Prayers and Get Well Wishes for Steve Golding.... New Effort or Last Ditch Effort... Does The Army Want to Declare Maupin KIA.... Earthquake McGoon Is Going Home... More on the 19 New POW Cases.....


Sept. 23, 2006

New DASD Named..... POW/MIA Recognition Day..... Missing is POW..... Speicher and Maupin Are Not POWs but the Viet Cong Were.... More on the 19 New POW Cases.....


August 18, 2006

Waiting for the DASD Announcement..... Ted Watson - KIA or Korean War POW..... Recovery Ops in South Korea.... More on the 19 New POW Cases.....


July 8, 2006

National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of..... Support Needed for Appointment of Norman Kass for DASD for POW/MIA Affairs.... Kissinger in China 1972 "If we can live with a communist government in China, we ought to be able to accept it in Indochina".... More on the 19 New POW Cases.....


June 24, 2006

19 New POW Cases.....


April 29, 2006

DASD Position..... President Appoints New Co-Chair for the U.S Russian/Joint Commission...... An Interesting Conversation...... Once Declared Dead, Japanese Soldier Living in the Ukraine Returns from World War II.... Memorial Day Is Fast Approaching.... If Your Not Listening You Should Be..... South Korea Works for Return of its POWs...... National Alliance of Families 17th Annual Forum Is Scheduled For....


April 1, 2006

Yellow Ribbon Day...... Coming Soon a New DASD.... Coming Soon a New Chairman of the U.S./Russian Joint Commission..... JPAC Efforts Cut...... Restructuring of Field Activities.... IDA Study...... Enough with the Studies..... National Alliance of Families 17th Annual Forum Is Scheduled for June 22nd - 24th.....


March 25, 2006

Special Invitation from Jeff Donahue..... Two Years of Captivity for Maupin and Bell....Family Is Always the Last to Know.... Missing.... Their True Status Is Captured or Prisoner of War...... Blasts from the Past..... National Alliance of Families 17th Annual Forum Is Scheduled for June 22th - 24th, 2006


Feb. 25, 2006

Appointing a Permanent Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/MIA Affairs.... We Urge You All to Contact President Bush.... Restoring the POW Status/Designation..... We Challenge DPMO..... Why Is the Pow Status/designation Important.....Dead Man Walking..... Government Agencies Reclassify Previously Declassified Material.....CYA, Cover Your Arsenal..... How Does this Re-classification Program Impact the POW/MIA Issue..... National Alliance of Families 17th Annual Forum....


Jan 28, 2006

Transition.... Are We Headed for the Mother of All Transition.... Following POW/MIA Family and Veterans And Concerned Citizens Groups Endorse Mr. Norman Kass For Position Of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/MIA Affairs.... bring Capt. Paul Lorence Home.... National Alliance of Families 17th Annual Forum


Jan 14, 2006

In At DPMO.... Out At DPMO.... Stature.... How Did Jennings and Jones Get The Job.... Following POW/MIA Family and Veterans And Concerned Citizens Groups Endorse Mr. Norman Kass For Position Of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/MIA Affairs....


Jan 7, 2006

The Next DASD.... National Alliance of Families And The Korea/Cold War Families Of The Missing Strongly And Unitedly Recommend Mr. Norman Kass For The Position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) For POW/MIA Affairs...... A Word about Norman Kass.....Is it Any Wonder That Previous DPMO Leadership Tried To Remove Mr. Kass from His Position at the Joint Commission Support Directorate, Not Once but Twice.... 15th Year In Iraq for Navy Captain Scott Speicher.... ''Detected a Man-made Symbol in the Area of the Ejection Seat''.... The Defector Pointed Speicher Out In a Photo Lineup, And Passed Two Lie Detector Tests"..... Remind the White House About Scott Speicher..... Does Anyone Know What Happened To Speicher's Flight Suit.....China Agrees To Open its Korean War Archives for U.S. Investigators Hunting For Missing Servicemen – Wrong.....