Major Paul A. Avolese, 35, a B-52 radar navigator during Vietnam, was accounted for on September 21, 2020, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.
Project Recover located the Arnett B-24, tail number ‘453, in January 2004 after ten years of searching. The find led to the repatriation of all eight crew members.
Project Recover is pleased to announce a partnership with Legion Undersea Services to recover MIAs from underwater crash sites globally.
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.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2021 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 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 …
MIA Spotlight on Robert H. Fisher, Jr., an eaerial gunner on B-24 called “Shoot Luke.”
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.
Using the greatest generation values as rails, men and women in the 1940s overcame war and economic depression and gave the opportunity for more freedom.
Project Recover located three WWII aircraft in Chuuk, formerly Truk Lagoon, the Pacific. The aircraft were lost in Operation Hailstone.