MIA Update: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has announced the identification of one U.S. service member from WWII. Returning home with full military honors is:
-- Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Rogers, Jr. was a radio operator for the 38th Bombardment Squadron, (Heavy), 30th Bombardment Group, stationed at Hawkins Field, Helen Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands. On Jan. 21, 1944, he was onboard a B-24J bomber that crashed shortly after takeoff. Interment services are pending. Read about Rogers https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1801867/airman-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-rogers-v/.
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