An Interview with Mark Moline, Ph.D. Innovative science revolutionized Project Recover’s ability to find American MIAs and help bring them home. Project Recover partners and co-founders Mark Moline, Ph.D., Director of University of Delaware’s School of Marine Science and Policy, and Eric Terrill, Ph.D., Director of Coastal Observing Research and Development Center at Scripps Institution of Oceanography spearhead the science behind the search for MIAs. For Mark Moline, the search for MIAs adds a human connection to his work as an oceanographer that makes it even more enticing than making a scientific discovery alone. “Meeting the families, watching whole towns show up in the bitter cold to celebrate the young life of someone they didn’t know personally but know they …
Pat Scannon, Project Recover co-founder, is named one of the Top 20 finalists nominated to receive this year’s Congressional Medal of Honor Society Citizen Honors Award.
1st Lt. Paul L. Schwartz, an MIA service member from World War II, is forever memorialized in the 1983 holiday classic, A Christmas Story.
Dr. Colin Colbourn, Project Recover historian, was featured in Flak News, the 398th Bomb Group Association’s news magazine, in October 2020.
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.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2020 National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2020 gives us a chance to reflect on our POW/MIAs, the sacrifices they have made 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 2020 is proving to be an extraordinary year. We find ourselves — along with virtually everyone else — facing extraordinary challenges. On the one hand, we are eager to get back out in the field, frustrated that circumstances would interfere with our global missions to bring MIAs home. On the other hand, we recognize …
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.