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Remains of 55 US Korean War soldiers return home on the 65th anniversary of the Armistice

Jul 28, 2018

Images provided by US Forces Korea

 

July 27, 2018

 

United Nations Command returned 55 cases of remains from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea on the 65th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement. Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency personnel are preparing the remains for transfer back to the United States. #KoreanWar#NeverForgotten #Repatriation 

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Image 1: United Nations Command Chaplain U. S. Army Col. Sam Lee performs a blessing of sacrifice and remembrance on the 55 cases of remains returned by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Friday. (Photo by US Army Sergeant Quince Lanford.)

Image 2: United Nations Honor Guard members carry the remains during a dignified return ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Friday. Members of the

command and the Osan community were on hand at the arrival ceremony. (Photo by U.S. Army Sergeant Quince Lanford.)

 

Image 3: United Nations Honor Guard members carry the remains during a dignified return ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Friday. Members of the

command and the Osan community were on hand at the arrival ceremony. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker.)

 

Image 4: United Nations Command returned 55 cases of remains from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Friday.

Members of the command and the Osan community were on hand at the arrival ceremony. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Ashley Tyler.)

 

Image 5: United Nations Command returned 55 cases of remains from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Friday.

Members of the command and the Osan community were on hand at the arrival ceremony. (Photo by US Army Sergeant Quince Lanford.)

 

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