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After lines were redrawn, the area where Shue, Brown and Wald were KIA, finally came under Vietnam's control.
The U.S. State Dept were able to send a recovery team in to locate the bodies.

It's a shame it took this long to get him home.

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After lines were redrawn, the area where Shue, Brown and Wald were KIA, finally came under Vietnam's control.
The U.S. State Dept were able to send a recovery team in to locate the bodies.

It's a shame it took this long to get him home.

Welcome come, SFC Shue.

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U.S. Army Spc. Randy Dalton's remains were welcomed home Friday afternoon, 40 years after he disappeared during the Vietnam War.

The Patriot Guard motorcycle group escorted the hearse from Lambert St. Louis International Airport to Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Glen Carbon. The last leg of the journey was lined with American flags.

Dalton disappeared after a helicopter crash on July 24, 1971, in Cambodia. His remains were recently recovered and identified by the Department of Defense.
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The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.

Army Chief Warrant Officer George A. Howes, of Knox, Ind., will be buried Aug. 5 in Arlington National Cemetery. On Jan. 10, 1970, Howes and three aircrew members were returning to their base at Chu Lai, South Vietnam aboard a UH-1C Huey helicopter. Due to bad weather, their helicopter went down over Quang Nam Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam (S.R.V.). A search was initiated for the crew, but no sign of the helicopter or crew was spotted.
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[IMG]The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.

Army Chief Warrant Officer George A. Howes, of Knox, Ind., will be buried Aug. 5 in Arlington National Cemetery. On Jan. 10, 1970, Howes and three aircrew members were returning to their base at Chu Lai, South Vietnam aboard a UH-1C Huey helicopter. Due to bad weather, their helicopter went down over Quang Nam Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam (S.R.V.). A search was initiated for the crew, but no sign of the helicopter or crew was spotted.[/IMG]

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Maj. Thomas E. Reitmann of Red Wing, Minn., assigned to the 334th Tactical Fighter Squadron, disappeared Dec. 1, 1965, after his F-105D Thunderchief received a direct hit from anti-aircraft artillery and crashed in Lang Son Province in northern Vietnam. Other U.S. pilots saw no parachute and heard no signals or emergency beepers, and due to intense enemy fire, a search-and-rescue team was not able to look for Reitmann. A two-day electronic search also found no site of Reitmann or his aircraft.
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