Bits 'N' Pieces 2015

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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 2015

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September 12 , 2015

What is POW/MIA Recognition Day… By the Defense POW/MIA Office's (now DPAA) own admission some 2.76% of all Live Sighting reports remain unresolved… One of the 32 reports, Index #412 dated 091641ZNOV79 and titled Americans in North Vietnam, may still be officially classified. However… Washington had acquired sufficient information from numerous different intelligence sources to support the belief that some or all of this crew night have been picked up by Soviet forces and imprisoned… Two of the hundreds perhaps thousands of our un-returned Korean War POWs…. "There is evidence, moreover, that indicates the possibility of survival, at least for a small number, after Operation Homecoming…." "My review of JCRC casualty files has surfaced several messages which list a total of nine American servicemen Vietnam has acknowledged were captured alive… "My review of POW/MIA case files disclosed DIA/JTFFA message traffic referring to individuals DOD now has information survived into captivity…. " They are what POW/MIA Recognition Day is all about… Important Notice…


August 15, 2015

The National Alliance of Families Mourns the Passing of…. Important Notice… Amazon Shoppers Take Note…. Attention Korean War POW/MIA Family Members... What a Difference a Year Makes… New Director for the New Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Named…. New Deputy Director for DPAA Named… The New DPAA Motto and Seal…. POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster… The Search for Morgan Jefferson Donahue…. Court Victory for Roger Hall and His Lawsuit Against the CIA… U.S. Establishes Diplomatic Relations With Cuba… DPAA Leadership and Public Private Partnerships… DPAA Awards Private Recovery Contract... 26th Annual National Alliance of Families Forum…. Escape… What Escape…. Exhumation of USS Oklahoma Crew Begins…. Five Years to Identify Oklahoma Crew…. Tarawa Marines Heading Home…. We Need Your Help….

April 29 , 2015

Marking the 50th anniversary of the capture of Col. Charles Shelton… More Lipstick on a Pig… Operation Duck Soup - DIA Said it Never Happened State Department Telegrams Prove it Did The Unanswered Question Did Duck Soup Involve American POWs… 26th Annual Meeting of the National Alliance of Families is Fast Approaching… We Need Your Help… Why Does Johnie Webb Still Have a Job… This 1998 CBS Report Explains Why We Ask This Question.


Feb. 28, 2015

Lipstick on a Pig Part II… United Front… Alliance Banned… The Clearing Out - Anser In Unconfirmed Report… POW/MIA Reorganization is Dead on Arrival… Broken Promises… It is Time for Congress to Act. We Need Your Help…


Jan. 24, 2015

Where Do We Begin… Black Friday October 31, 2014… January 9, 2015… Transparency, Dead on Arrival… Be Careful What You Wish For… DOD's First Priority in the New Reorganization… Our Priority In this and Any Reorganization… JPAC Employees Head to Court… JPAC: 107 identifications of MIA remains made in 2014… Fuzzy Math… We Need Your Help…


Jan. 11, 2015

Reorganization of the POW/MIA Accounting Effort… Use of the Working Groups… Focus of the Reorganization Effort… Gossip… New Siberia Detainee Documents Found… Why Not An American… The Search for Morgan Jefferson Donahue… HELP! We are in desperate need of