Are you ready for some good news reading? You'll find an orphan heirloom rescue, a WWII veteran still going strong (and in the workforce, no less!) at 97, a Reclaim the Records victory, and last but far from least, photos from the memorial service for Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson in this week's Roundup. Enjoy!
How did a kind stranger's insomnia lead to siblings being given the chance to watch and listen to their father as a 22-year-old, months before he married and years before they were born? Find out this (and lots more!) in this week's Roundup.
In this week's Roundup: A fun toy alert, a soldier lost in the Vietnam War to be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Warhol photography archives to be made publicly available, 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: A reunion of descendants of a man credited with saving 28 lives along the Niagara River, how the Defense Department identifies remains of soldiers lost in past wars, and more.
In this week's Roundup: The variety of tools used to identify decades-old remains of soldiers unaccounted for, the remains of Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson have been officially identified, books that had once belonged to Thomas Jefferson found in a dumpster and returned, and 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...