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Tarawa Marine Returns Home 72 Years After the Battle
November 13, 2015
Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific salute Cpl. Roger K. Nielson during a dignified transfer of remains at the Honolulu International Airport, Nov. 12, 2015. Nielson was a World War II Marine assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, who was killed during the battle of Tarawa, where more than 18,000 Marines fought and more than 1,000 were killed over three days of fighting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Erik Estrada)

State-of-the-Art Lab Helps Identify Lost Service Members
November 10, 2015
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter greets U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Claudia Smallman, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recovery noncommissioned officer.  While at DPAA, he spoke with service members about the importance of the agency's joint mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The mission of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is to provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. La'Shanette Garrett)