November 11, 2020 – French Embassy send message for Veterans Day
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November 11, 2020 – French Embassy sends a message for Veterans Day
The French Embassy in Washington DC has helped the Society dive into the history behind the medals presented in October and November 1921 to the World War I Unknown Soldier and have released a video for Veterans Day. Our two nations have a unique bond on the world stage, and as our first allies we honor this bond and look forward to standing shoulder to shoulder again in October 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the selection of the Unknown Soldier.
View the message HERE
October 18, 2021 - Honoring the Battlefields of France – and the Centennial of America's Unknown SoldierPosted October 19, 2021
Here is an article written by Denise Doring VanBuren, President General of the Daughters of the American Revolution Honoring the Battlefields of France and the Centennial of Americas Unknown Soldier...
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What happened to the soldier that was in the Tomb from the Vietnam War?
The remains of the Vietnam Unknown Soldier were exhumed May 14, 1998. Based on mitochondrial DNA testing, DoD scientists identified the remains as those of Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Joseph Blassie, who was shot down near An Loc, Vietnam, in 1972. It has been decided that the crypt that contained the remains of the Vietnam Unknown will remain vacant. (Further Background) (News Article from the Department of Defense)