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2012 Accounted-For

The names listed here are U.S. military servicemembers who were once missing and are now accounted-for. Additional information may be seen by visiting the respective Vietnam, Korean War and WWII databases on this site.

These names are displayed in chronological order based on the accounted-for date. The highlighted names are linked to a more detailed news release on that serviceman's identification.

  • Cpl. Edwin L. Galarneau, Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was accounted for on Dec. 17, 2012.
  • Pfc. Roosevelt Clark, Company E, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, near the North Korean town of Unsan. He was accounted for on Dec. 13, 2012.
  • Sgt. Erving A. Fricke, U.S. Army, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, in Kujang, North Korea, along the Ch'ongch'on River. He was accounted for on Dec. 13, 2012.
  • Pfc. Glenn S. Schoenmann, U.S. Army, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Dec. 12, 2012.
  • Sgt. William C. Knight, U.S. Army, Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 6, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was accounted for on Nov. 30, 2012.
  • Sgt. Raymond B. Wellbrock, U.S. Army, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950, near Sinhung-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on Nov. 30, 2012.
  • Pfc. Ernest V. Fuqua Jr., U.S. Army, E Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, near Kujang, North Korea. He was accounted for on Nov. 28, 2012.
  • Sgt. 1st Class Harold M. Brown, U.S. Army, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950, near Sinhung-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on Nov. 26, 2012.
  • Sgt. Bobby R. King, U.S. Army, Battery A, 90th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Aug. 12, 1950, near Pongam-ni, South Korea. He was accounted for on Nov. 7, 2012.
  • Pvt. William Yawney, U.S. Army, D Company, 1st Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, was lost on July 7, 1944, on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands. He was accounted for on Oct. 29, 2012.
  • Sgt. Willard F. Williams, U.S. Army, E Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, just south of Unsan, North Korea. He was accounted for on Oct. 23, 2012.
  • Sgt. Stanley W. Bear, U.S. Army, F Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Sept. 4, 1950, near Haman, South Korea. He was accounted for on Oct. 15, 2012.
  • Cpl. Elmer C. Kidd, U.S. Army, Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 30, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Oct. 11. 2012.
  • Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr., U.S. Army, commander of the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Oct. 11, 2012.
  • Cpl. Joseph W. Fontenot,U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost in February 1951 near Saemal, South Korea. He was accounted for on Oct. 10, 2012.
  • Pfc. James C. Mullins, U.S. Army, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, was lost on July 22, 1950, near Yugong-ni, South Korea. He was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2012.
  • Pfc. Arthur W. Hopfensperger, U.S. Army, Company B, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Sept. 12, 2012.
  • Col. Wendell R. Keller and Capt. Virgil K. Meroney III, U.S. Air Force, were lost on March 1, 1969, when their F-4D Phantom II aircraft was shot down in Khammouan Province, Laos. They were accounted for on Sept. 6, 2012, and April 11, 2012.
  • Capt. James M. Johnstone, U.S. Army, was lost on Nov. 19, 1966, when his OV-1A Mohawk aircraft crashed in Attapu Province, Laos. He was accounted for on Sept. 6, 2012.
  • Maj. James. L. Whited, U.S. Army, was lost on Nov. 19, 1966, when his OV-1A Mohawk aircraft crashed in Attapu Province, Laos. He was accounted for on Sept. 5, 2012.
  • Pvt. 1st Class James J. Jacques, U.S. Marine Corps, was lost on May 15, 1975, near Koh Tang Island, Cambodia. He was accounted for on Sept. 1, 2012.
  • Airman 1st Class Jerry M. Wall, U.S. Air Force, was lost on May 18, 1966, when the C-123B Provider aircraft that he was aboard crashed in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. He was accounted for on Aug. 30, 2012.
  • Sgt. Chester L. Williams, U.S. Army, B Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 6, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Aug. 28, 2012.
  • Cpl. Luther J. James, U.S. Army, Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 6, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Aug. 18, 2012.
  • Capt. Turnace H. Brown, U.S. Army, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 6, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on Aug. 17, 2012.
  • Sgt. John R. Jones, U.S. Army, Task Force 1, was lost on June 4, 1971, in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. He was accounted for on Aug. 10, 2012.
  • Lt. Col. Clarence F. Blanton, U.S. Air Force, was lost on March 11, 1968, in Houaphan Province, Laos, when his unit was overrun by enemy forces. He was accounted for on July 26, 2012.
  • Cpl. Francis J. Reimer, U.S. Army, M Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 12, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on July 19, 2012.
  • Cpl. Clarence H. Huff, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps, I Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on July 13, 2012.
  • PFC Richard S. Gzik, U.S. Marine Corps, M Battery, 11th Artillery Regiment, 1st Marine Division, was lost on Dec. 2 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir. He was accounted for on July 11, 2012.
  • Sgt. William T. Barker, U.S. Army, 503rd Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost in February 1951, while in captivity in Pyokdong, North Korea. He was accounted for on June 30, 2012.
  • Sgt. Thomas J. Barksdale, B Battery, 503rd Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 30, 1950, near Ch'ongch'on, North Korea. He was accounted for on June 22, 2012.
  • Sgt. 1st Class William T. Brown, Sgt. 1st Class Donald M. Shue and Sgt. 1st Class Gunther H. Wald , U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group, were lost on Nov. 3, 1969, in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam. They were accounted for on May 19, 2011, March 18, 2011, and May 30, 2012, respectively.
  • Cpl. Pryor Gobble, U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 11, 1950, near Hagaru-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on May 23, 2012.
  • 1st Lt. Warren G. Moxley, U.S. Army Air Forces, 107th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force, was lost on March 15, 1945, near Neustadt, Germany. He was accounted for on May 22, 2012.
  • Cpl. Kenneth R. Block, U.S. Army, M Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 3, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir, in North Korea. He was accounted for on May 18, 2012.
  • Radioman 1st Class Harry C. Scribner, U.S. Navy was lost on Aug. 22, 1943, when the TBF-1 Avenger aircraft on which he was a crewmember crashed on the island of Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides (Vanuatu). He was accounted for on May 4, 2012.
  • 1st Lt. Laverne A. Lallathin, 2nd Lt. Dwight D. Ekstam, 2nd Lt. Walter B. Vincent, Jr., Tech. Sgt. James A. Sisney, Cpl. Wayne R. Erickson, Cpl. John D. Yeager, and Pfc. John A. Donovan, U.S. Marine Corps, were lost on April 22, 1944, when their PBJ-1 crashed over the island of Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides (Vanuatu). They were identified on Jan. 24, 2012. They were accounted for on May 7, March 28, March 6, May 9, March 7, March 14, March 16, respectively. Group Release
  • Pfc. Gerald W. Kight,U.S. Army, 82nd Division, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, was lost on Sept. 28, 1944, near Groesbeek, Netherlands. He was accounted for on April 19, 2012.
  • Cpl. David L. Catlin,U.S. Army, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was accounted for on April 16, 2012.
  • Cpl. Clyde E. Anderson, U.S. Army, Medical Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, assigned to the 31st Regimental Combat Team, was lost on Nov. 28, 1950, near Kaljon-ri, North Korea. He was accounted for on April 13, 2012.
  • Col. Joseph Christiano, Col. Derrell B. Jeffords, Lt. Col. Dennis L. Eilers, Chief Master Sgt. William K. Colwell, Chief Master Sgt. Arden K. Hassenger, and Chief Master Sgt. Larry C. Thornton, U.S. Air Force, were lost on Dec. 24, 1965, when their AC-47D gunship crashed in Savannakhet Province, Laos. They were identified on March 5, 2012. They were accounted for on April 5, April 7, April 6, March 29, March 22, and April 10, respectively.
  • Lt. Dennis W. Peterson,U.S. Navy, was lost on July 19, 1967, when the SH-3A Sea King helicopter that he was piloting was shot down in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam. He was accounted for on March 30, 2012.
  • Pfc. Nelson E. Young, U.S. Army, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, was captured on Dec. 2, 1950, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea and died in late 1950 or early 1951. He was accounted for on March 30, 2012.
  • Master Sgt. Elwood Green, U.S. Army, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division was captured on Nov. 28, 1950, and died in 1951 in a POW Camp in North Korea. He was accounted for on Mar. 1, 2012.
  • Sgt. 1st Class Richard L. Harris, U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division was captured on Nov. 30, 1950, and died in Jan. 1951 in a POW Camp in North Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 29, 2012.
  • 2nd Lt. Charles R. Moritz, U.S. Army Air Forces, of the 496th Fighter Training Group was lost on June 7, 1944, when his P-51 C Mustang crashed near Goxhill airfield, England. He was accounted for on Feb. 26, 2012.
  • Staff Sgt. Ahmed K. al-Taie, U.S. Army, was lost on Oct. 23, 2006, while serving in Iraq as a translator for the U.S. military. He was accounted for on Feb. 25, 2012.
  • Lt. Col. Robert M. Brown,U.S. Air Force, 6280th Combat Support Group, was lost on Nov. 7, 1972, near Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam. He was accounted for on Feb. 25, 2012.
  • Cpl. Robert I. Wax, U.S. Army, of Battery A, 555th Field Artillery Battalion, was lost on Aug. 11, 1950, near Pongam-ni, South Korea. He was accounted for on Feb. 23, 2012.
  • Cpl. James N. Larkin, U.S. Army, C Company, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, was captured on Feb. 11, 1951, and died in captivity in April 1951. He was accounted for on Feb. 21, 2012.
  • Cpl. Henry F. Johnson, U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment was captured on Nov. 25 1950, and died in captivity in 1951. He was accounted for on Feb. 15, 2012.
  • Lt. William E. Swanson, U.S. Navy, carrier USS Ranger, was lost April 11, 1965, when his A-1H aircraft crashed near Khammouan Province, Laos. He was accounted for on Feb. 14, 2012.
  • 2nd Lt. Emil T. Wasilewski, U.S. Army Air Forces, was lost when his B-17G was shot down on Sept. 13, 1944, during a bombing mission over Merseburg, Germany. He was accounted for on Feb. 11, 2012.
  • Pvt. Arthur W. Leiviska, U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, who was captured in 1951 and died in captivity on April 20, 1951. He was accounted for on Feb. 3, 2012.
  • Cpl. Dick E. Osborne, U.S. Army, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, was lost on Nov. 2, 1950, near Unsan, North Korea. He was accounted for on Jan. 27, 2012.
  • Pfc. Frank P. Jennings, U.S. Army, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment was lost near Jeon-Gog, South Korea on April 25, 1951. He was accounted for on Jan. 18, 2012.
  • Sgt. 1st Class Edris A. Viers, U.S. Army, Battery A, 555th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Regimental Combat Team, was lost near Pongam-ni, South Korea on Aug. 12, 1950. He was accounted for on Jan. 17, 2012.
  • Cpl. William R. Sluss, U.S. Army, Service Battery, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was captured by enemy forces in late Nov. 1950, near Kunu-ri, North Korea, and died at POW Camp 5 in April 1951. He was accounted for on Jan. 17, 2012.
  • Cpl. Chester J. Roper, U.S. Army, Battery A, 503rd Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, was captured by enemy forces on Dec. 1, 1950, near Somindong, North Korea, and died in early 1951 in POW Camp 5 at Pyoktong. He was accounted for on Jan. 4, 2012.

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