Category Archives: Remains

Remains of 3 National Guardsmen killed in NY helicopter crash recovered


MENDON, N.Y. — The U.S. Army will lead the investigation into a helicopter crash that killed three National Guard members on a training exercise, authorities said Thursday after the remains of the troops were recovered from the rural upstate New York crash site. Army aviation safety investigators were expected on scene by Friday morning, Monroe […]

Remains identified of Marine killed in World War II Tarawa Atoll battle


ALBANY, Ind. — A Marine from central Indiana whose remains were identified nearly 77 years after he died on a Pacific island during a World War II battle will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Wednesday that it had identified Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Charles […]

Remains of WWII pilot shot down over Italy returned to family in Nevada


RENO, Nev. — The remains of a World War II pilot whose aircraft was shot down over Italy have been returned to his family in northern Nevada. Italian citizens near the town of Bolzano later came across the plane wreckage and the apparent gravesite. The remains were recovered in 2017 and identified last year as […]

Remains of one of two missing Fort Hood soldiers found


The remains of one of two missing Fort Hood soldiers were discovered Friday in Killeen, Texas, according to Fort Hood officials. The skeletal remains have been positively identified as those of Pvt. Gregory Morales. Morales’ remains were discovered in a field near the 3200 block of Florence Road Friday morning after U.S. Army Criminal Investigation […]