Navy Aviation Radioman 3rd Class Walter E. Mintus, WWII radioman, was accounted for on June 25, 2018, the DPAA announced. His funeral is scheduled for November 10th in his hometown. Mintus was a WWII radioman aboard a TBM-1c Avenger in the U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron Fifty One (VT-51) based on the USS San Jacinto. Project Recover located the Avenger in …
Find out what happened and how the Solomons MIA search mission went on this final article of the the teams experience in the Solomon Islands.
As locating World War II MIAs makes national headlines, more people want to research their family’s MIA. This post outlines the first three steps to take.
Follow the team on the latest adventure scuba diving MIA crash sites deep in the South Pacific and get the inside look on what and how the teams locate MIAs
Follow the team on their mission to the Solomon islands to find Solomon islands MIAs through this first post about the team, the mission and getting there.
The importance of family was evident at the funeral of Lt. William Q. Punnell, MIA WWII pilot. Punnell’s surviving nephew and grand-nephew attended.
Meet the team, share in the experience as the team heads to Mexico for WWII MIA search training in multi-beam sonar and the latest in 3D modeling.
The New York Times reports that Project Recover locates the B-24 ‘Heaven Can Wait’ in Hansa Bay, New Guinea, 74 years after it was shot down Japanese anti-aircraft fire. The B-24 ‘Heaven Can Wait’ was on a mission to disrupt Japanese shipping and supply chains when it was shot down. Lt. Thomas Kelly, Jr., was a bombardier aboard the B-24 …
A Memorial Day Service honoring Lt. Thomas Kelly, a World War II bombardier, shortly after Project Recover announced locating his B-24, Heaven Can Wait.
The return and burials of WWII MIAs from seven decades past captures hearts, strengthens family bonds across generations, and rekindles community ties.