POW MIA Update 3.13.2020

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced this week the return of four (4) U.S. servicemen to their families for burial with full military honors and to bring closure to their loved ones.

  1. Navy, Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Alton W. Whitson, 22, of Seattle, Washington, USS Oklahoma. Lost on 12/07/1941–Accounted for on 01/23/2020—Pearl Harbor/WWII
  2. Navy, Seaman 1st Class Russell C. Roach, 22, of Muskingum County, Ohio, USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted for on 10/17/2019—Pearl Harbor/ WWII
  3. Navy, Fireman 3rd Class Clarence A. Blaylock, 20, of Bay City, TX,  USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted for on 07/29/2019—Pearl Harbor/WWII
  4. Navy, Shifitter 3rd Class Patrick L. Chess, 24, of Yakima, Washington, USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted for on 01/09/2020—Pearl Harbor/ WWII

TOTAL TO DATE———-52

WWII——————-44

KOREA—————–7

VIETNAM————–0

“You Are Not Forgotten”

Tommy Cannon
Commander
Georgia POW/MIA Honor Guard, Post 29

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