MIA Update - September 13, 2021

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MIA Update - September 13, 2021

#1 Postby boardman » Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:15 am

MIA Update:The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced two burial updates for service members who have been missing and unaccounted-for from World War II. Returning home for burial with full military honors are:

-- Navy Seaman 1st Class Joe R. Nightingale, 20, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Nightingale. He will be buried on Dec. 7, 2021, in Augusta, Michigan. Read about Nightingale https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/2066976/uss-oklahoma-sailor-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-nightingale-j/.
-- Navy Seaman 1st Class Wesley E. Graham, 21, of Watervliet, Michigan, was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Graham. He will be buried on Oct. 27, 2021, in Augusta, Michigan. Read about Graham https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Article/2217973/uss-oklahoma-sailor-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-graham-w/.
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