Information and insights on the Korean and Cold War POW/MIA accounting mission.
Summer 2017 Newsletter
* Cover Article - A Tale of Two Policies (Engagement vs Nonengagement with North Korea
* President’s Corner - The Long and Short of It (DPPA director search vs broader pursuits)
* United States (POW/MIA News) - The White House, Dept. of Defense, DPAA * Congress - Senate / House POW/MIA Legislation
* Coalition News - Our Collective Voice
* DC Meetings 2017 - February and June Trips to Capitol Hill and Beyond
* Research / John Zimmerlee - X-Files - Identifiable Remains Await Someone Who Cares
* Membership Form /Contact Info - Join Us!
* Petition - We call upon the governments of …. (Signatures needed!!)
Fall 2016 Newsletter
The Coalition's fall newsletter, Update & Review, can be read at the link above. Featured is reporting on the meeting with North Korea's vice foreign minister - in Pyongyang. Keep an eye out for these other news and issues:
* The Coalition Negotiating with North Korea - U.S. remains recovery/air loss sites
* The Bring Our Heroes Home Act/ Declassification legislation - Donna Knox
* USRJC 20th Plenum/meeting - The search for MIAs taken to the former Soviet Union
* Research (John Zimmerlee) and the Cold War (Paul Fees)
* The White House, Congress, Defense Department (DPAA Acting Director message)
* The Coalition’s Year-In-Review!
Summer 2016 Newsletter
The Coalition's summer newsletter, Update & Review, can be read at the link above. As you read through the newsletter, keep an eye out for news on these particular issues:
* The Bring Our Heroes Home Act – 2016
(Senate declassification legislation)
* Trickle Identifications
(New Next Generation DNA Sequencing and the Punch Bowl Unknowns)
* House Resolution 799 and Congress’ North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act/Amendment
(Calling on renewed recovery operations in North Korea and protecting them from U.S. sanctions)
* DPAA Director Mike Linnington’s resignation and replacement
* Research –John Zimmerlee
* The Coalition’s new website
Fall 2015 Newsletter
The Coalition's fall newsletter, Update & Review, can be read at the link above. Articles include:
Winter Newsletter: February 2015
The Coalition’s winter newsletter can be found at the link above. The content is far reaching, like the mission itself!
Thank you for your interest and ongoing support in the effort to account for the thousands of American servicemen still missing from the Korean and Cold Wars.
Summer Newsletter: July 2014
The Coalition's summer 2014 newsletter is at the link below. Inside, there are articles, news and insights on:
Thank you for your interest and ongoing support in the effort to account for the thousands of American soldiers still missing from the Korean and Cold Wars.
(Note: there may be a slight delay before the newsletter opens.)
Winter Newsletter: January 2014
Inside, you will find articles, news and insights on:
Each year, Clara Gantt attended the government's annual Korean/Cold War family briefings in DC in support of her husband, Joseph, MIA 1950. She was a familiar figure, making her way, however slowly, always dutiful, to each session, a stalwart of the mission, a true inspiration. She has now brought her husband home.
(L.A. Times Story)
June, 2000 (Synopsis) Action Request from American Embassy, Seoul to Sec of State, DC. Fax received from ROK human rights group. Chinese police officer approached by North Korean citizen, requesting asylum in exchange for delivering 11 sets of U.S. remains and 3 POWs (2 ROK, 1 American) still alive and detained in the DPRK. One set of remains was sent, including the dog tags of an American soldier. Requests: 1) Was the name on the dog tag listed among the missing from the Korean War, 2) Was the dog tag of Korean War era, 3) provide questions to determine validity/authenticity of the report.