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US, North Korea Open Talks on Korean War MIAs

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. and North Korean officials are meeting in Bangkok to discuss a possible resumption of efforts to recover the remains of U.S. soldiers unaccounted for after the Korean war. A U.S. military spokeswoman said the talks began Tuesday and are expected to last for two to three days. The U.S. delegation is led by Assistant […]

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US Freezes Funds for Vietnam MIA Recovery

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. senator says the State Department has agreed to stop funding the recovery of Vietnamese troops missing in action from the Vietnam War until Vietnam agrees to use the money to also search for war dead from the former South Vietnam. Senator Jim Webb, chair of the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee, said […]

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US, Vietnam Wrap Up Underwater Search for American MIAs

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. and Vietnam say they have completed a rare underwater search for missing Americans from the Vietnam War. The USNS Bowditch, a U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ship, took part in the four-week mission which ended Monday. It was only the second time in 103 search missions that a U.S. Navy vessel joined with Vietnamese […]

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