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  • Kadena observes National POW/MIA Remembrance day

    The 18th Wing holds a National Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day ceremony at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 16, 2021. National POW/MIA Recognition Day honors service members who didn’t come home.
  • DPAA Accounts for 183 Missing Service Members in Fiscal Year 2017

    In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts. Also, the agency individually identified the remains of 18 additional personnel, who were previously accounted for as part of group burials, reaching another milestone of 201 total identifications for the fiscal year.
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