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Major General (Ret) W Montague Winfield is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs and Director of the Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office.

As DASD, he is responsible for developing policy and strategy for personnel recovery, personnel accounting, and DoD support to civil search and rescue. As the Director, he leads the national effort for the fullest possible accounting for American personnel missing as a result of hostile action.

General Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong, United States Air Force (retired), was appointed by President George W. Bush as American Chairman of the United States-Russia Joint Commission on Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (USRJC) on April 26, 2006.

The Commission has been working since 1992 to account for American and Soviet/Russian military personnel who are missing from conflicts since WWII.