TBM Avenger

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

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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 …

ARM3c Walter E. Mintus Repatriated Feature Image

ARM3c Walter E. Mintus Repatriated

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ARM3c Walter E. Mintus, 22, was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover located his downed TBM Avenger in 2016 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation. Project Recover humbly acknowledges ARM3c Walter Mintus’ 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 ARM3c Mintus 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. ARM3c Walter E. Mintus ARM3c Walter E. Mintus, 22, was …

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ARM2c Albert P. Rybarczyk Repatriated

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ARM2c Albert P. Rybarczyk, 21, was accounted for by Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency today. Project Recover located his downed TBM Avenger in March 2014 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation. Project Recover humbly acknowledges ARM2c Rybarczyk’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 ARM2c Rybarcyzk 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. ARM2c Albert P. Rybarczyk ARM2c ‘Bud’ Rybarczyk was the radioman …

AOM2c Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr. Repatriated

AOM2c Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr, Repatriated

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AOM2c Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr, 21, was accounted for today by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Project Recover located his downed TBM Avenger in March 2014 and is honored to play a vital role in his repatriation. Project Recover humbly acknowledges AOM2c Sharninghouse’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 AOM2c Sharninghouse 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. AOM2c Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr AOM2c Ora H. …

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SSgt. Jimmie Doyle Repatriated

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SSgt. Jimmie Doyle 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 SSgt. Doyle’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 SSgt. Doyle 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. SSgt. Jimmie Doyle SSgt. Jimmie Doyle, 25, was a nose gunner on a …

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SSgt. Earl E. Yoh Repatriated

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SSgt. Earl E. Yoh 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 SSgt. Yoh’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 SSgt. Yoh 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. SSgt. Earl E. Yoh SSgt. Earl E. Yoh, 20, was a gunner …