DOD News: Missing World War II Airmen are Identified

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  1. SSGMike.Ivy

    SSGMike.Ivy Senior Member

    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=text12b align=left>IMMEDIATE RELEASE <!-- /ddi-descriptor --></TD><TD class=text12b align=right><!-- publish-date -->No. 608-06
    June 27, 2006<!-- publish-date -->

    The Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that nine airmen missing in action from World War II have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

    The nine are 2<SUP>nd</SUP> Lt. Hugh L. Johnson Jr., Montgomery, Ala.; 2<SUP>nd</SUP> Lt. Byron L. Stenen, Northridge, Calif.; 2<SUP>nd</SUP> Lt. John F. Green, Watertown, N.Y.; 2<SUP>nd</SUP> Lt. John M. Meisner, Pembroke, Mass.; Staff Sgt. Walter Knudsen, Sioux City, Iowa; Cpl. John A. DeCarlo, Newark, N.J.; Cpl. Robert E. Raney, Monon, Ind.; Cpl. William G. Mohr, Mt. Wolf, Pa.; and Cpl. Michael J. Pushkar, Mahanoy City, Pa. All were assigned to the U.S. Army Air Forces.


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