01 Aug '18, 3pm

Remains of 55 Korean War Fallen, And One Dog Tag, Begin Journey Home

In a solemn ceremony steeped in military tradition, remains believed to be those of 55 American service members who fell in the Korean War -- and one dog tag -- began the trip home Wednesday. At Osan Air Base south of Seoul, Dr. John Byrd, laboratory director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), confirmed that a single dog tag had been found among the remains. He declined to disclose the name on the tag but said the service member's family had been notified. "The remains are what the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] officials said they were," Byrd, who conducted a preliminary two-day forensic review at Osan, told reporters, according to USA Today. "They appear to be remains from the Korean War. They are likely to be American remains." He spoke before the honors ceremony at Osan at which the remains were put aboard two Air Force C-17 Globemasters for...

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