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Joint Personnel Recovery Agency
"These things we do so that others may live...to return with honor"
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Recent News and Media
CIWT Hosts REMC 50th Anniversary Observance for Operation Homecoming
March 2, 2023 - On Mar. 1, the Robert E. Mitchell Center (REMC) for Prisoner of War Studies held their observance for the 50th anniversary of Operation Homecoming on Corry Station...
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency visits JPRA
Feb. 22, 2023 - On 26 January 2023, William Newell, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) Indo-Pacific Directorate Research Analyst, received direct support from the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA) Archives in researching...
USN, USCG, USAF Participate in Mass Casualty Drill
Feb. 2, 2023 - Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 Chief of Naval Operations Search and Rescue Model Manager (SARMM) oversaw a joint agency search and rescue personnel recovery event off the coast of Southern California, Jan. 19-20...
TNSF Fellow Receives Retired Blood Chit for her Exemplary Service
Jan. 13, 2023 - During her fellowship, Hamna Khan created a joint network of federal subject matter experts to develop a next-gen emergency search and rescue beacon, innovating the future of civil search and rescue...
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Makes Visit to JPRA HQ
Jan. 4, 2023 - On 17 November 2022, the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA) hosted Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC) Ramón “CZ” Colón-López...
Skills Needed to Survive in Isolation
Aug. 24, 2022 - Over 1,000 U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) cadet trainees are learning and preparing to survive and evade in harsh environments during Combat Survival Training and the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA) is providing staff...
NASA and NOAA Visit JPRA
May 20, 2022 - On April 28, Dr. Lisa Mazzuca, search and rescue office chief, NASA; and Thomas Renkevens, satellite products and services division chief, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, visited the Joint Personnel Recovery...
Fairchild units ‘team’ to conduct first-ever KC-135 OSC Exercise
Sept. 15, 2011 - Earlier this year, a military aircraft went down in Afghanistan and the aircrew evaded through enemy terrain. A Fairchild KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft was nearby conducting operations and was the first to receive...
Building Joint Personnel Recovery Through Multinational Collaboration
Nov. 5, 2018 - The Multinational Capability Development Campaign is a Joint Force initiative, which focuses on conducting coalition and multinational operations associated with personnel recovery. This article shows how partner nations can...
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