The DoD POW/MIA Personnel Office (DPMO) has announced that
the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the
Vietnam War, have been identified and are being returned to his
family for burial.
ANN REAL-TIME NEWS: 0527 EDT -- Members of Afghanistan's
renegade Taliban say they shot down a US Army MH47 Chinook
helicopter in the eastern part of the country Tuesday, and military
officials say that may indeed have been the case. There were 17
service members on board -- and there's no immediate indication as
to their fate.
Dropping in and destroying enemy ground forces is the specialty
of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment. Based at
Fort Richardson, Alaska, the unit is playing a pivotal role this
week in Talisman Saber '05, a combined joint exercise with