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Offutt lab IDs over 300 Pearl Harbor sailors and Marines – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-05-30 16:11:18 –

Offutt Air Force Base, Neb (AP) — The bodies of more than 300 sailors and marines who died when USS Oklahoma sank during the attack on Pearl Harbor 79 years ago were identified, thanks to the work of experts at Offutt Air Force Base. it was done. ..

The six-year effort to identify 388 people who went missing when USS Oklahoma capsized during the attack ends this week after 338 people have been identified.

See also: Ofat’s Institute works to identify the bodies of military personnel who died in World War II

Offat Lab

The Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency used DNA technology and other state-of-the-art methods to identify bodies that were sent to Ofat after being dismembered from the Pacific National Military Cemetery in Honolulu.

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