Dover Air Force Base to Play Role in Identifying Korean War Remains

Dr. Tim McMahon, the director of DNA operations for the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, said the process may be time-consuming but ultimately helps bring closure to families of Korean War soldiers who didn’t return home.
“What people need to realize is that we never give up,” he said, noting the agency has a 92 percent success rate in cases using mitochondrial DNA to make identifications.