NO ONE LEFT BEHIND

NO ONE FORGOTTEN


Jefferson Barracks
POW-MIA Museum
16-18 Hancock Ave., St.Louis, MO 63125

The Museum is Now Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10-2

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WHY A POW-MIA MUSEUM?

“While we can debate the rights and wrongs of war, what is not open to debate is what these men and women did for their country. This country called, and they answered that call, and many did not return.

People ask why this is important, it’s important because this country sent men and women into harms way and made them a promise. The promise was that they would be returned and it is a promise made not just by our government and our military, it was a promise made by each individual American. Each one of these men and women were somebody’s father or mother, they were somebody’s brother or sister, they were somebody’s husband or wife. All of us are those mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, brothers and sisters. That makes the promise we made to them one husband or wife to another, one mother or father to another, one brother or sister to another, and this is a promise that we’re determined to keep.” – Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command

The Jefferson Barracks POW-MIA Museum will be a part of this promise, a part of that commitment with which we have been entrusted. A commitment through which our fellow Americans will be able to see and understand — a promise made, and a promise kept.

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Latest Museum Updates

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (#DPAA) recently announced that #USArmy Air Forces Staff Sgt. Henry L. Stevens, 23, of Monroe, #Louisiana, killed during #WWII, was #AccountedFor Sept 15, 2023.
In late 1944, Stevens was assigned to the 557th Bombardment Squadron, 387th Bombardment Group, Ninth U.S. Air Force, in the European Theater of Operations. On Dec. 23, Stevens was a crewmember aboard a #B26F “Marauder” aircraft, nicknamed Shirley D, which was shot by anti-aircraft fire over Bitburg, Germany, while returning from a bombing raid. A witness reported Shirley D took damage to the right engine, resulting in a massive fire that forced crewmen to bail out. Survivors watched Shirley D crash near Winville, Belgium, with several crewmembers, including Stevens, still onboard.
DPAA scientists used anthropological analysis to identify Stevens. Armed Forces Medical Examiner System (#AFMES) scientists used mitochondrial #DNA (#mtDNA) and autosomal DNA (auSTR) analysis.
Learn more about the identification of Stevens here: www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/3660329/airman-accounted-....

#NeverForget #OurPromise

#Reseach #Recover. #Identify.
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Welcome Staff Sgt. Henry L. Stevens. Glad you’re back home. Thank you for your service to America. 🇺🇸

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Thank you so much sir. God Bless You. 🙏🇺🇸🙏

Our favorite post to make. Welcome Home, Sgt. Barrow!
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (#DPAA) recently announced #USArmy Master Sgt. Roy E. Barrow, 39, of #Valdosta, #Georgia, killed during the #KoreanWar, was #AccountedFor on September 22, 2023. However, his family only recently recieved their full briefing.

In the winter of 1950, Barrow was a King Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division member. He was reported missing in action on December 12 after enemy forces attacked his unit as they attempted to withdraw near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea.

In 1954, during #OperationGlory, #NorthKorea unilaterally turned over remains to the United States, including one set, designated Unknown X-15869 Operation Glory. The remains were reportedly recovered from P.O.W. camps, United Nations cemeteries, and isolated burial sites. None of the remains could be identified as Barrow, and he was declared non-recoverable on January 16, 1956. The remains were subsequently buried as an unknown in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu.

*MSG Barrow served as an Officer in WWII, and achieved the rank of Captain. During the Korean War and at the time of his loss, he was a Master Sergeant.

To learn more about Master Sgt. Roy E. Barrow read his full press release here: www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/3647209/soldier-accounted...
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Welcome Home Brother, Rest in Eternal Peace.

So happy you’re home. Thank you for your service to our country. 🙏🇺🇸🙏

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We at least can be happy knowing that they are helping bring our people home.

Season’s Greetings

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Jefferson Barracks POW-MIA Museum Thank You for all your support this past year, and in this Holiday Season no matter your Faith, no matter your path to understanding life’s purpose and its many mysteries, may you be showered with many blessings… and quoting Holocaust Survivor Dr. Viktor Frankel by way of former WWII Prisoner of War Eugene Kelch (106th Inf Div, Stalag 9B)… “may they always dip your soup from the bottom of the pot.”
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Season’s Greetings 

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Jefferson Barracks POW-MIA Museum Thank You for all your support this past year, and in this Holiday Season no matter your Faith, no matter your path to understanding life’s purpose and its many mysteries, may you be showered with many blessings… and quoting Holocaust Survivor Dr. Viktor Frankel by way of former WWII Prisoner of War Eugene Kelch (106th Inf Div, Stalag 9B)… “may they always dip your soup from the bottom of the pot.”
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