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Remains of serviceman,missing from the Korean War

Aug 22, 2015

The Department of Defense Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and returned to his family for burial with full military honors and to bring closure to his family.

Army, Sgt. Christopher Y. Vars, Company E, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Lost on 11/29/1950, Accounted For on 8/13/2015, Korea (No age or Hometown given)

Total to Date---78
WWII-- 27
Korea-- 34
Vietnam--17