Recent News and Stories

CIWT Hosts REMC 50th Anniversary Observance for Operation Homecoming
March 2, 2023
Retired Navy Cmdr. Everett Alvarez, who served as a pilot during the Vietnam War and is the second longest held POW in U.S. history, related his experiences exiting Vietnam and going through the reintegration process of Operation Homecoming, during the Robert E. Mitchell Center (REMC) for Prisoner of War Studies observance for the 50th anniversary of Operation Homecoming held on Corry Station, Mar. 1, 2023.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency visits JPRA
February 22, 2023
From left to right: Ashley Hove, JPRA Lessons Learned, Barb Connors, JPRA Branch Chief, William Newell, DPAA, and Ronald Witherspoon, JPRA Archives

USN, USCG, USAF Participate in Mass Casualty Drill
February 2, 2023

TNSF Fellow Receives Retired Blood Chit for her Exemplary Service
January 13, 2023
Hamna Khan holding up a Blood Chit she received after working with JPRA

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Makes Visit to JPRA HQ
January 4, 2023
Senior Enlisted Leader to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and JPRA Enlisted Leaders stand together on the steps of JPRA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, VA.

Skills Needed to Survive in Isolation
August 24, 2022
From left to right, USAF Col. Anne-Marie Contreras, director, Joint Personal Recovery Agency, USAF Brig. Gen. Paul D. Moga, commandant of cadets, United States Air Force Academy, Mr. Steven P. Kelly, division chief, JPRA J7/9, Mr. Richard S. Buchholz, JPRA J7 branch chief - SERE Assessments, and USAF MSgt. Paul W. Daggett, JPRA senior enlisted advisor.

May 20, 2022

Building Joint Personnel Recovery Through Multinational Collaboration
November 5, 2018
Pararescuemen practice personnel recovery mission during PJ Rodeo Competition near Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, September 20, 2016 (U.S. Air Force/Brandon Shipiro)

Fairchild units ‘team’ to conduct first-ever KC-135 OSC Exercise
September 15, 2011
1st Lt. Alexander Denton, 92nd Air Refueling Squadron co-pilot, evades potential enemy threats as Staff Sgt. Justin Reiter, 92nd Operations Support Squadron safety observer, looks on during the On-Scene Commander Exercise Sept. 1 in Ione, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photos/Tech Sgt. J.T. May III)

Ambassador Ray visits Fairchild
June 26, 2009