Derek Abbey, Project Recover President, shares reflections on living with purpose, serving in the military, and Project Recover’s service to veterans.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2019 is a day of observance when Americans take time to recognize and honor more than 82,000 service members who remain missing from past conflicts around the world.
Project Recover Board of Directors unanimously voted Derek Abbey, Ph.D., to be Project Recover President and CEO and Dan Friedkin as Chair of the Board of Directors.
Pat Scannon, M.D., Ph.D., President and Co-Founder of Project Recover, has been nominated for the HillVets Hagel Award of 2018. The HillVets Hagel Award is an annual award given to the veteran, service member, or veteran who has given the most in support of veterans in the previous year. HillVets is a D.C.-based non-profit dedicated to helping veterans begin and advance in their second careers and increasing their presence in government, policy, and politics. Each year, HillVets accepts nominations for the HillVets 100; veterans, service members, and their supporters who have contributed the most to our veterans. From those HillVets 100, three are nominated for the HillVets Hagel Award. The winner of the HillVets Hagel Award will be voted on …
Project Recover’s 2018 Annual Report summarizes our global efforts to bring Missing In Action (MIA) American service members home. We are honored to have worked on 26 cases associated with 104 MIAs and 22 POWs. Our work spanned eight countries in the Pacific and European theaters and in the Persian Gulf. We assisted in accounting for four World War II MIAs in 2018 and were honored to attend the funeral of three of them, at the invitation of the families. Project Recover located the stern of the USS Abner Read associated with 70 MIAs in July 2018. We also announced the discovery of the B-24 Heaven Can Wait in Hansa Bay near Papua, New Guinea, in May 2018 and 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 return and burials of WWII MIAs from seven decades past captures hearts, strengthens family bonds across generations, and rekindles community ties.
Project Recover members train on sonar equipment for this year’s busy mission schedule committed to using technology for search recovery of MIA.
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
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