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Purple Heart Medal Returns to WWII Soldier’s Family

A lost Purple Heart medal was returned to the family of World War II veteran, William T. Brewer.

05/28/2015

Bowe Bergdahl

Sen. Blunt: Bergdahl Deal Was a Huge Mistake

Sen. Roy Blunt says the trade puts Americans at a greater risk around the world.

06/05/2014

Sen. McCaskill speaks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on POW-MIA recoveries on August 1, 2013.

McCaskill Calls POW-MIA Recovery Efforts ‘Dysfunctional’

According to McCaskill, Congress has demanded that at least 200 missing soldiers be found each year but fewer than 100 are being recovered annually.

08/01/2013

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Update: Vietnam Vet’s Remains Coming Home

Patty Hopper, of the nonprofit group called Task Force Omega said there are about 1,700 Americans from the Vietnam War listed as prisoners of war or missing and unaccounted for.

07/20/2011