Mark Noah, head of History Flight, said that 12 sets of remains were found on Tarawa between January and March and a 13th set of remains was found this week.READ MORE: AAA: Gas Prices Rise Across Florida As Oil Prices Surge; Average Price For Gallon Of Regular At $3.22
The Pentagon’s Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency confirms more remains have been found, although it couldn’t confirm the number. The agency says it will return the remains to the U.S. this summer.READ MORE: Free Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online Starting Wednesday
Last year, Honor Flight found the remains of 35 Marines on Tarawa, which is part of the island nation of Kiribati, and the Defense Department found a 36th set.
All were returned to the U.S. The Pentagon says 23 of them have been identified.MORE NEWS: Giant Asteroid To Safely Zoom By Earth On Tuesday
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