Male lineage helps identify missing service members

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – The Armed Forces Medical Examiner System’s Armed Forces DNA Identification Labratory briefed families of missing service members at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s latest family member update in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 8, 2018.
The DPAA conducts periodic and annual government briefings for families of service members who are missing in action. These events are designed to keep family members informed of those still missing and to discuss in detail the latest information available about their specific case. Nearly 350 families participated in this months’ FMU making it the most attended FMU since Dallas, Texas, 2012.