Christina Randall, Robert Jehle, KOLR
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — As we celebrate Independence Day, we’re honoring a local veteran who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently helped identify the remains of a local Korean War soldier–Sergeant Lloyd Alumbaugh.
This story begins in the summer of 2018. Former President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to stop the country’s advance of nuclear weapons. Four key agreements were reached with this meeting, including turning over remains of U.S. Korean War soldiers.
As KOLR-10 reports, Dr. Veronica Keyes, an anthropologist, was on the team that examined 55 boxes in North Korea.