TBM Avenger

Otis E. Ingram, WWII Gunner, Accounted For By DPAA

Lauren Trecosta MIAs Accounted For, News 7 Comments

Navy Aviation Chief Ordnanceman Otis E. Ingram, a WWII gunner, killed in 1944, has been accounted for by the DPAA.  ACOM Ingram was a turret gunner aboard a TBM-1c Avenger and a member of the U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron Fifty One (VT-51). Project Recover located that Avenger in 2016 and turned its findings over to the DPAA. Ingram and his crewmates were on a mission to bomb a Japanese base in Malakal Harbor, Palau.  His aircraft took off from the USS San Jacinto on July 27th, 1944, and was in the lead position of four Avengers. According to reports, the aircraft was last seen three to five miles ahead. It was believed to have been spotted on fire in Malakal …

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F/O William B. Simpson Repatriated

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F/O William B. Simpson, 22, was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover located his downed B-24 in January 2004 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation.  Project Recover humbly acknowledges F/O Simpson’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 F/O Simpson 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. F/O William B. Simpson F/O William B. Simpson, 22, was the …

2nd Lt.Jack S. M. Arnett Repatriated

2nd Lt. Jack S. M. Arnett Repatriated

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2nd Lt. Jack S. M. Arnett was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover located his downed B-24 in January 2004 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation.  Project Recover humbly acknowledges 2nd Lt. Arnett’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 2nd Lt. Arnett 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. 2nd Lt. Jack S. M. Arnett 2nd Lt. …

ARM1C Arthur C. Miller Repatriated Feature Image

ARM1c Arthur C. Miller Repatriated

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ARM1c Arthur C. Miller was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover identified his downed TBM Avenger in 2003 and is honored to play a vital role in the return of ARM1c Miller to his family. Project Recover humbly acknowledges ARM1c Arthur C. Miller’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 ARM1c Miller 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. ARM1c Arthur C. Miller …