American Remains Repatriated from North Korea

Aug 2, 2018

A Joint Honor Guard receives the remains of U.S. servicemembers from India in 2016.
Credit MC2 Aiyana Paschal / Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

All eyes were on 55 coffins said to contain remains of US servicemen who fought in the Korean war. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand to welcome them home. But the work of actually identifying the service members falls to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.