Can you imagine what it would be like to know nothing of your family history and how you would feel if you got to speak to your birth mother after a search that lasted more than sixty years? Read one woman's account of just this situation – plus explore many more goodies, including news of a soldier lost in the Korean War accounted for – in this week's Roundup.
In this week's Roundup: A good yarn to enjoy, written by my one-time pen pal and still friend, and the story of a doozie of a case I just finished researching for the Army
In this week's Roundup: The kind of surprises you might encounter when you DNA test, a fun toy alert, and the funeral announcement for a U.S. serviceman accounted for from the Korean War.
In this week's Roundup: A soldier lost in the Korean War is laid to rest; A tool in development to integrate "machine learning and optimization algorithms...to match refugees to communities where they will find appropriate resources, including employment opportunities"
In this week's Roundup: Welcome home to Master Sgt. Charles Hobart McDaniel (lost in the Korean War) and Pfc. Willard Jenkins (lost in WWII), a new research resource for those with Catholic heritage, a forgotten library for sale, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A news story about the DPAA's work to find and identify U.S. service members from conflicts dating to World War II (and even occasionally World War I); plus two soldiers–one who gave his life in the Korean War and the other in World War II–whose remains have been recently identified.
In this week's Roundup: A mother and son separated by war are reunited after 68 years, life stories of veterans buried at Riverside National Cemetery researched and written by students, and more.
In this week's Roundup: Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson's daughter receives a memento of her late father, a crack squad of librarians, two sons receive their missing father's Korean War dog tag, and much more...
In this week's Roundup: Best genealogy ad ever, a mother/daughter reunion takes place sixty years after the daughter was told her mother was dead, welcome home and RIP to Sgt. John W. Hall, who gave his life in the Korean War, and more...
In this week's Roundup: A sweet story about a 96-y-o WWII veteran who received unexpected help to visit his wife's grave, new DNA technology (and lots more on genetic genealogy), a missing soldier from the Korean War identified, and much more!
In this week's Roundup: Hoping to welcome Tuskegee airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson home soon, the woman who sold her home to find her Welsh roots, RIP and welcome home CPL William C. McDowell and Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina, volunteers who enjoy history and can read cursive wanted, and more . . .