ARM3c Robert O. Rotsel and ENS James A.Rutledge ditched in the water while protecting 75 Allied ships and were never recovered.
Lt. Robert N. Gage who, a B24 pilot, was killed in action after completing a bombing run over Balikpapan Borneo on Oct. 3, 1944. The squadron received a Presidential Unit Station for that effort. Lt. Gage also received the Air Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Purple Heart.
We made a donation in honor of our son, Lt. Col. Casey W. Doyle, USMC, on the occasion of his promotion, September 1, 2020.
MAJ Paul A. Avolese was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover located his downed B-52 in 2020 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation. Project Recover humbly acknowledges MAJ Avolese’s service and sacrifice, as well as the enduring loss to his family. We are grateful and honored to play a vital role in bringing him home. The repatriation of Major Avolese and our MIAs helps resolve generational grief and awaken us to gratitude, hope, love, and unity. This is the legacy of our MIAs and their final mission. Keeping America’s Promise to bring our MIAs home is a mission for every American. MAJ Paul A. Avolese MAJ Paul A. Avolese, 35, was …
National POW/MIA Recognition Day National POW/MIA Recognition Day gives us a chance to reflect on our POW/MIAs, their sacrifices for our country, and their final mission home. This day is especially close to our hearts. We spend every day of the year researching, searching for, and striving to bring our MIAs home. For us, every day is POW/MIA Recognition Day. But these are is proving to be extraordinary years. We find ourselves — along with virtually everyone else — facing extraordinary challenges. On the one hand, we are eager for things to get back to normal. On the other hand, we recognize that our current life challenges represent a fraction of the disruption our POW/MIAs faced. We recognize it isn’t …
MIA Spotlight on Robert H. Fisher, Jr., an eaerial gunner on B-24 called “Shoot Luke.”
MIA Spotlight: 2nd Lt. Thomas V. Kelly, Jr. – Project Recover located his aircraft in 2017 with support from the Kelly Family Research Team.
Project Recover has rolled out a new logo representing its mission to bring MIAs home. The logo, designed by Freeman Ryan Design, is rich with symbolism.
Finding MIAs represents a new beginning for MIA families. Service members whose remains are located decades later bring families and communities together.
Project Recover’s work with Stockbridge High School Underwater Robotics Team is a cornerstone educational initiative and the brainchild of Flip Colmer.