Stories of Sacrifice - American POW/MIAs

Stories of Sacrifice - American POW/MIAs

Stories of Sacrifice Podcast are interviews with families of our Nation's POW/MIAs who are currently buried as Unknown in our National Cemeteries or still listed as Missing in Action. These families are trying to get their MIA loved one identified through DNA. This is a production of the US POW/MIA Family Locating. Please consider supporting us! https://www.StoriesOfSacrifice.org

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April 28, 2021 17 min
Today we pause to remember one of SOGs legends who is still Missing in Action from the Vietnam war, SFC Jerry M Shriver who went MIA on April 24, 1969. Jerry is credited with taking part in an extraordinary number of recon missions with SOG.

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Interview with Senior Chief SEAL (Ret) Derrick Van Orden. Derrick was one of the actors in the real SEAL movie Act of Valor. During Derrick's service, he volunteered for missions on DoD POW/MIA Recovery operations from the Vietnam war.
Derrick is a retired Navy SEAL Senior Chief and former Senior Enlisted Advisor, Operations (J3), Senior Enlisted and Compartmented Operations Planner for the Special Operations Command Europe. De...
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Bob Dumas 3/9/30 - 2/6/21
The POW/MIA community lost one of it’s most fervent activists last week. Bob Dumas dedicated his life to finding his brother, Roger, and in the process became a leader in the search of all American prisoners-of-war and the missing-in-action. His journey would lead to a White House meeting with Ronald Reagan and a very long contentious dialogue with the President’s National Security Advisor, Admiral James ...
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The podcast you are about to hear was a previous interview I did with the niece of SGT Durrell Tidwell early last year.
We wanted to update the podcast about Durrell because we are happy to now say the Unknown graves at the Manila American Cemetery that are associated with his remains and the 18 others who were originally buried along with him at the Cabanatuan POW camp cemetery in Common Grave 212 has received a disinterment autho...
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LT Leonard W. Button - Publicly Listed By Pentagon as Korean War MIA But Actually Captured Formerly Top Secret Military Records: "Seen and Identified Alive" in North Korean Hands
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LT Nininger possibly being brought home for identification. Who is LT David Maynard?
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Stories Of Sacrifice POW/MIA Podcast Season 3 2021 Kickoff
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LT Walter A. Kelso Jr. - 19th Bomb Group, US Army Air Corps who fought valiantly in the defense of the Philippines during the outbreak of WW2.
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Public Service Broadcast - Promoting Homefront Support of the War Effort is sound recording originally recorded by the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) public service program during the early part of WW2
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Wrong remains buried by the wrong family. ANOTHER MISIDENTIFICATION – THE CASE OF PFC JUAN F. GUTIERREZ. Mistakes are a fact of life. What counts is the response to errors. Ever wonder why the U.S. Government does NOT want to identify the missing from World War II?
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Bud’s story is typical of those who died in the Cabanatuan POW camp after surviving the Bataan Death March. He was the first of more than 300 Unknowns to be returned to his family. Why is the Department of Defense dragging their feet on returning all of them?
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THE ARMY HAD A PROBLEM. THE PUBLIC WANTED TO KNOW WHERE THEIR HERO WAS AND A NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS WANTED TO KNOW WHAT THE HELL WAS GOING ON.
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Remains of Medal of Honor Recipient Not Identified Because Army Can’t Unscrew Their Screwup 1LT Alexander “Sandy” Nininger was consigned to the grave of an Unknown Soldier by the celebrity of the Medal of Honor.
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Interview with Major Zachariah Fike - Founder of the Veteran's non-profit Purple Hearts Reunited
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1LT Ira Cheaney’s remains were identified, then misplaced, then buried at West Point. Then the Army buried the report that showed they had buried the wrong remains.
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Who was buried in Cheaney’s grave? A disgraced commander tries to rehabilitate his reputation!
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Last letters written home by some of our WW2 POW/MIA's in the Philippines
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On today’s Stories of Sacrifice we will be discussing a very heroic POW/MIA who was awarded our Country's second highest combat valor award, the Distinguished Service Cross. Major James J. O’Donovan was the Executive Officer of the 3rd Battalion, 31st...
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1st LT Cahoon was assigned to the 26th Cavalry Regiment (PS) in the Philippines during WW2. He was Killed in Action on 7 Jan 1942 and is still listed as Missing in Action. Hi nephew and namesake tells us his Story of Sacrifice and the Quest to bring him home!
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PVT Israel Goldberg - Hq Squadron, 24th Pursuit Gp, US Army Air Corps WW2. PVT Goldberg is still listed as Missing in Action but buried as an Unknown. This is his story of sacrifice and his family's quest to get him identified.
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