April 27, 2018 – MIA Lt. William Q. Punnell located by Project Recover will be buried May 2nd On May 2, 2018 Navy Reserve Lt. William Q. Punnell, 27, of Flandreau, South Dakota will be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. On July 25, 1944 four divisions (16 aircraft) of F6F-3 Hellcat fighters led by Lt. Punnell, …
AOM2c Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr., a former WWII MIA, will be buried with military honors in his hometown on April 7th, 2018.
Beaver County Remembers Walter “Bert” Mintus in Video The Beaver County Times remembers ARM3c Walter “Bert” Mintus in video. Mintus was a radioman on a TBM-1c Avenger. His plane crashed in 1944, and Mintus was declared Missing In Action (MIA). Project Recover located the Avenger in 2016. Mintus took off from the USS San Jacinto on July 27th, 1944. His crew was …
Project Recover members train on sonar equipment for this year’s busy mission schedule committed to using technology for search recovery of MIA.
The DPAA held a repatriation ceremony for WWII MIA Avenger and Hellcat Crew Remains Recovered based on discoveries by Project Recover in 2014 and 2016.
Project Recover team members attended the repatriation of Albert P. “Bud” Rybarczhk from Palau, MIA since September 8, 1944.
December 22, 2017 – WWII B-25 Bombers located by Project Recover off Papua New Guinea named one of the Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017 by HeritageDaily. In 2017, a Project Recover team traveled to Papua New Guinea to survey a large underwater area hoping to locate missing two WWII B-25 bombers. The Project Recover team includes volunteers and professionals from …
Glenn Frano shares his first mission and experience with BentProp and Project recover while searching for executed WWII MIA and innocents in Palau jungle
New BentProp and Project Recover Team member Charlie Brown shares final days for his first team mission to find the MIA and executed innocents from WWII
Team member Derek gives first hand look into Project Recover mission to the jungles for a Palau WWII POW search including their adventures and finds