Bits 'N' Pieces 2013

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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 2013

Welcome to Bits N Pieces, the newsletter of the National Alliance of Families for the Return of America's Missing Servicemen. Please note that any and all information contained on our pages are available for downloading and distribution. In fact, we encourage it.

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Dec. 7, 2013

North Korea Releases 85-Year-Old Vet… What Did Merrill Newman Do During The Korean War… Catching Up With an Old Friend… Why are JPAC and the Military Services Dragging Their Heels on the Exhumations of World War II and Korean War Unknowns… He's Making That List and Checking it Twice… Bowe Bergdahl's Fifth Christmas in Captivity… Another year is ending…

"Thus saith the Lord; Refrain thy voice from weeping,

and thine eyes from tears;

for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the Lord:

and they shall come again from the land of the enemy;

and there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord,

that thy children shall come again to their own border."

JerMIAh 31:16 17:

We wish you all the Merriest Christmas, and all the best for a healthy and Happy New Year.

TRUTH, JOY, AND PEACE TO US ALL IN 2014.

Janella, the Board of Directors of the National Alliance of Families and

our Research Director Lynn O'Shea

Nov. 23, 2013

The National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of… 1 Million Christmas Cards for Bowe Bergdahl… Lights… Camera… Action…All Together Now - Why does Johnie Webb still have a job… McCaskill Introduces Legislation Giving JPAC and DPMO One Year to Clean Up Their Act… 78 Cosponsors and Counting… North Korea Detains U.S. Vet, 85; Mystery Is Why…More on Phony Repatriation Ceremonies…Vietnam Opens Four New Sites…Don't You Just Love It… Speaking of Misrepresenting Information….We Need Your Help… We, at the National Alliance of Families, wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah…


Oct. 12, 2013

JPAC Uses Remains of Missing Servicemen In Fraud - A New Low… If JPAC lies about or fakes repatriation ceremonies, what else are they lying about or faking… JPAC to Continue Phony Ceremonies … Seriously, why does Johnie Webb still have his job… U.S. Russian Joint POW/MIA Commission Charter… Remember our POW in Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl…51 Co-sponsors and Counting… Like us on Facebook… 25th Meeting Coming Up… We Need Your Help...


Sept. 14, 2013

Bergdahl's Captor Killed by Drone Strike... The Myth of Vietnamese Full Cooperation... Where is Lee Nordhal... H.Res 231 - 37 Cosponsors...Book and DVD...


August 3, 2013

JPAC and DPMO Taken to the Woodshed… Get It frickin' Done… Our Comments…. Live POWs…. Thanks Mike and Roger... The Door Opens a Crack….33 Co-sponsors and Counting… Remember our POW in Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl… Reminder Order Your Book and DVD…. We're on Facebook, Give Us a Like… We Need Your Help…We're on Vacation…


July 27, 2013

Continued Get Well Wishes and Prayers for… Hearings Scheduled… "No one can easily accept a report from the fox, when he is being asked to tell us where all the chickens have gone can they?"…. July 27 1953, The Day the Shooting Stopped and the Lies Began….Marking this 60th anniversary… A New Book "American Trophies: How US POWs Were Surrendered to North Korea, China and Russia by Washington's "Cynical Attitude"…. A New DVD titled "Keeping the Promise Alive"… Remember our POW in Afghanistan - Bowe Bergdahl….It is Amazing What Can Be Accomplished When You Need Some Good Press….In February of 2005, the Joint Commission Support Directorate (JCSD)…. DPMO Says No Creditable Evidence… We Say, Report of "The Transfer of U.S. Korean War POWs to the Soviet Union"…. Korean War POWs Taken to the Former Soviet Union… Interviewers Assessed Korotkov as Highly Credible… KGB Says No… The Manchouli Transfer… Where is Major Sam Logan… What Happened to the POWs Named on the Blackboard… For the Answer Read "Cynical Attitude" Reminder We're on Facebook… We Need Your Help….


July 20, 2013

Get Well Wishes and Prayer for… It's Not News to Us… Disgraceful, Is In the Rear-view Mirror… What About Live POWs… Witness vs. Informant… How Many Investigations Does it Take for Congress to Acknowledge Something Is Very Wrong… Who Authorized the Cole Report… What the GAO Report Said… Camp Runamuck….How Does the DoD Correct the Massive Problems Facing the Accounting Community… H. Res 231 - 25 Co-sponsors and Counting - Please contact your congressional representative and ask them to co-sponsor H.Res 231….Remember our POW in Afghanistan - Bowe Bergdahl… Mark Your Calendar for July 27… American Trophies: How US POWs Were Surrendered to North Korea, China and Russia by Washington's "Cynical Attitude," and Keeping The Promise Alive… We Need Your Help…


July 13, 2013

The National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of… The Cole Report…. Pentagon to Take a Second Look… They Are Buying Whitewash in 55-Gallon Drums…. The One Constant…. Mark Your Calendar for July 27, 2013…. The Release of "American Trophies: How US POWs Were Surrendered to North Korea, China and Russia by Washington's "Cynical Attitude," A New eBook…. "Keeping The Promise Alive," A New Documentary…. Bachmann Dear Colleague Letter… H.Res 231 Needs Your Support…. 20 Co-sponsors and Counting…. We Need Your Help…


June 29, 2013

The National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of… Four Years in Captivity for Bowe Bergdahl… South Korea Ask North Korea to Return POWs Held… Kudos to the South Korean Government … Does anyone remember the last time our government asked for live POWs… Hes 231, The Resolution Formerly Known as H.Res 111… You Know The Drill… 24th Annual National Alliance of Families Forum… 2013 POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster…From The - This Will Make You Gag Department… We Need Your Help…


May 11, 2013

Time is Running Out - Make your reservation now for the 24th Annual National Alliance of Families Forum.... A Last Few Words on the John Hartley Robertson Scam… Sometimes a Fraud Is Just a Fraud….Over 100 South Korean POWs Still Alive in North Korea…Why Not an American… More on the Johnson Tapes and the Nixon Campaign's Efforts to Sabotaged the Paris Peace Talks in 1968… Remember our POW in Afghanistan - Bowe Bergdahl… Sequestration and Remains Recovery Operations... H. Res 111 is Getting a New Number… From the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Department…. We Really Need Your Help….


April 27, 2013

John Hartley Robertson and the Hoaxes Associated to His Case... The Twenty-Fourth Annual National Alliance of Families Forum… Make Your Reservations Now…


April 13, 2013

Take Your Blood Pressure Medication Before Continuing… Presidential Candidate Richard Nixon Sabotaged the Paris Peace Talks in 1968…. Johnson and Nixon Gamble With the Lives of Thousands… Nixon's 1968 Election Was Paid For With the Blood of American Servicemen and the Tears of their Families… The Twenty-Fourth Annual National Alliance of Families Forum… Make Your Reservations Now…


March 16, 2013

he National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of… How to Find a Live MIA… Live Sighting Reports of a Caucasian Living in a Remote Area… We Often Wondered… Remember Bowe Bergdahl… Can You Identify These Korean War POWs… How Does Someone Become a Prisoner of War in the Eyes of the U.S. Government… On the Korean War Side… DNA Testing and Multiple Loss incidents… The Twenty-Fourth Annual National Alliance of Families Forum… Make Your Reservations Now…


March 2, 2013

Mark Your Calendar… Honors Long Overdue… Sequestration Hits POW/MIA Recovery Operations… Three Questions… Sequestration Will Not Impact Efforts to Recovery Live POWs - Oh wait, there is no government effort to recover live POWs…Remember Bowe Bergdahl - Our POW in Afghanistan… Father Emil Kapaun, Korean War POW to Receive Congressional Medal of Honor… The Twenty-Fourth Annual National Alliance of Families Forum… We Really Need Your Help


Jan 26, 2013

Peace With Honor… Survival, At Least For A Small Number, After Operation Homecoming…Confirmed Captured as Acknowledged by the U. S. Government…Confirmed Captured as Acknowledged by the Hanoi Government… Remember our POW in Afghanistan...Rock Star Needs a History Lesson… American Blood Paid for PSY's 'Gangnam Style… The Next Secretary of State… Seeking a Reporter or Columnist Who Read the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs Final Report, Before Writing About Its Conclusion… The Twenty-Fourth Annual National Alliance of Families Forum... We Really Need Your Help