Jacqueline Kurtz-Beggs shows pictures and a flag given in honor of her uncle Capt. David Bryant, a WWII pilot declared dead April 10, 1945. More than 71 years since his plane disappeared in New Guinea, Kurtz-Beggs and her family receives updates from the Defense Department about efforts to locate, identify and recover 83,126 Americans still considered missing in action. Kurtz-Beggs shared her uncle's story at her home in Castro Valley last week.
Jacqueline Kurtz-Beggs shows pictures and a flag given in honor of her uncle Capt. David Bryant, a WWII pilot declared dead April 10, 1945. More than 71 years since his plane disappeared in New Guinea, Kurtz-Beggs and her family receives updates from the Defense Department about efforts to locate, identify and recover 83,126 Americans still considered missing in action. Kurtz-Beggs shared her uncle's story at her home in Castro Valley last week. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Jacqueline Kurtz-Beggs shows pictures and a flag given in honor of her uncle Capt. David Bryant, a WWII pilot declared dead April 10, 1945. More than 71 years since his plane disappeared in New Guinea, Kurtz-Beggs and her family receives updates from the Defense Department about efforts to locate, identify and recover 83,126 Americans still considered missing in action. Kurtz-Beggs shared her uncle's story at her home in Castro Valley last week. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

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May 24, 2015 4:15 PM

Decades after servicemen go missing, the hunt to recover them goes on

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