Missing In America Project
"It's The Right Thing To Do!"
Announcements


2014

- DECEMBER 19, 2014: FLORIDA: Full Military Honors service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery for 20-25 unclaimed veterans identified by MIAP at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home locations.

- OCTOBER 17, 2014: VIRGINIA - Langley AFB - Air Force Sergeants Association 5k/10k Run.
All proceeds will go to MIAP.

- OCTOBER 09, 2014: NORTHERN ARIZONA - National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona Announcement.

- OCTOBER 06, 2014: VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA & ARIZONA -
Quantico National Cemetery Invitation.

- SEPTEMBER 26, 2014: FLORIDA: Full Military Honors service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery for 20-25 unclaimed veterans identified by MIAP at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home locations.

- SEPTEMBER 21, 2014: VIRGINIA - 3rd Annual "Journey Home" Ride & Poker Run sponsored by the Brotherhood of Honor.  Flyer

- SEPTEMBER 17, 2014: VIRGINIA - MIAP Experience Bus Tour @ Quantico National Cemetery.
After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 16, 2014: OHIO - Dayton National Cemetery After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 15, 2014: VIRGINIA - Dulles International Airport After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 13, 2014: VIRGINIA - Oakland Cemetery Clean-Up in Hampton.
After Action Report

- AUGUST 23, 2014: CALIFORNIA - Mt. Shasta City.   After Action Report

- AUGUST 22, 2014: PENNSYLVANIA - National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
After Action Report

- AUGUST 21, 2014: WASHINGTON - Tahoma National Cemetery.
After Action Report

- AUGUST 8, 2014: WASHINGTON - Escort for 35 recovered veterans to Washington State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake.
Final Honors Ride   After Action Report

- AUGUST 5, 2014: OHIO - Dayton national Cemetery.   After Action Report

- JULY 31, 2014: WASHINGTON D.C.- Reps. Royce, Hahn Introduce Solution
to Veteran Burial Problems.   Press Release

- JULY 18, 2014: MISSOURI - W.L. Foster Svc After Action Report

- JULY 18, 2014: MISSOURI - "Finding the Lost" by Martha Kneib.

- JULY 8, 2014: VIRGINIA - MIAP Bus Experience After Action Report

- JUNE 29 - JULY 6, 2014: CALIFORNIA - Camp For Life

- JUNE 27, 2014: FLORIDA: Full Military Honors service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery
for 20-25 unclaimed veterans identified by MIAP at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home locations.
Call-To-Honor

- JUNE 18, 2014: NEW YORK: Calverton National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- JUNE 16, 2014: NEW YORK: Calverton National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- JUNE 14, 2014: NORTH CAROLINA: Full Military Honors service at 1100 hours
for 15 unclaimed veterans at the Salisbury National Cemetery.
Public Invitation   After Action Report

- JUNE 11 & 12, 2014: MISSOURI: Two Full Military Honors services for 32 unclaimed veterans at the
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.   Press Release   After Action Report

- JUNE 11, 2014: NEW YORK: Calverton National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- JUNE 06, 2014: SOUTH CAROLINA: The Missing in America Project (MIAP) with assistance from Legionnaires from American Legion Post 71 North Augusta, SC and Post 193 of Chapin, SC will conduct a full military honors funeral service for seven previously unclaimed Veterans at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina.   Press Release

- May 31, 2014: CALIFORNIA - "Fund Raiser" to support the Air Force Memorial at the
Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, CA.   "Fund Raiser"

- MAY 30, 2014: NEBRASKA: 4 Unclaimed Veterans Honored at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery.
After Action Report

- May 26, 2014: MICHIGAN - Military honors ceremony for 5 veterans in front of
the Dearborn Michigan War Memorial.   "Part 1"   pressandguide.com

- May 25, 2014: VIRGINIA - "Thunder Bash" hosted by American Legion Riders
Post 1976 with proceeds going to MIAP.
"Thunder Bash"   "After Action Report"   "After Thunder Bash"

- May 24, 2014: MISSOURI - Memorial Day Service for 22 unclaimed veterans.
"After Action Report"

- May 24, 2014: VIRGINIA - "Rolling Thunder" weekend event; MIAP booth
at American Legion Post 177.   After Action Report

- May 22, 2014: VIRGINIA - Press Release   "MIAP Experience at Quantico"   After Action Report

- May 19, 2014: CALIFORNIA - MIAP escort for 4 unclaimed veterans and 1 dependent
from Santa Rosa to Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.

- May 18, 2014: TEXAS -   Texas Military Forces Thank You.

- May 15, 2014: NEW YORK - Unclaimed veteran (of two wars) interred at
Calverton National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- May 15, 2014: PENNSYLVANIA - Full Military Honors Service for 25 veterans
at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Reminder

- APRIL 27 & 28, 2014: TEXAS: The cremated remains of 12 Texas veterans who never received a military funeral will be interred with full military honors at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
(see Media Links for news stories)   After Action Report

- APRIL 26-27, 2014: TEXAS: Texas Military Forces Open House & American Heroes Airshow
MIAP will have a Memorial Service Sunday 04/27 @ 1100 hours at the AVTT.
Media Alert   More Dates & Places

- APRIL 26, 2014: INDIANA: Funeral Services for 4 unclaimed veterans
will be held at the Marion National Cemetery.

- APRIL 16, 2014: VIRGINIA: Full Military Honors service for 2 unclaimed WWII veterans
at the Quantico National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- APRIL 14, 2014: Bill to reform handling of unidentified fallen veterans (VA working with the Missing in America Project).   riponadvance.com

- APRIL 3, 2014: NEW YORK: Full Military Honors service for 1 unclaimed veteran
at the Calverton National Cemetery.   After Action Report

- MARCH 29, 2014: CALIFORNIA: Redding - In cooperation with VVA 357, the
Missing in America Veterans Recovery Program will conduct a funeral escort
for 6 unclaimed veterans from the Veterans Memorial Hall, to the
Northern California Veterans Cemetery.   Press Release

- MARCH 28, 2014: FLORIDA: Funeral Services for 15 unclaimed veterans, 4 spouses,
and 1 dependent was held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Speech by Colonel Howard O. McGillin, Jr.   After Action Report

- MARCH 28, 2014: CALIFORNIA: Escort and Service for the first MIAP
recovered unclaimed veteran in Madera County. Press Release

- MARCH 26, 2014: CALIFORNIA: MIAP escorted the Vietnam Travelling Wall from the
Weed rest stop to the Siskiyou County Fairgrounds in Yreka.

- MARCH 26, 2014: VIRGINIA: New administration building opens at Quantico cemetery.
After Action Report

- MARCH 22, 2014: ARIZONA: MIAP escort from Tucson to the Southern Arizona
Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Ft. Huachuca and Memorial Service
for 14 unclimed veterans.   After Action Report

- MARCH 21, 2014: VIRGINIA: On Friday, March 21st at 1100 hours
Verna Boyter was reunited with her husband at Arlington National Cemetery.
After Action Report   Photos   Letter of Appreciation

- MARCH 18, 2014: CALIFORNIA - Redding: Veterans Coffee with Representative
Doug LaMalfa @ Redding Veterans Memorial Hall.   Invitation

- MARCH 8, 2014: WASHINGTON: Full Military honors funeral will be held at
Tahoma National Cemetery for 15 veterans at 1200 hrs.
"Honor Ride"   "After Action Report"

- FEBRUARY 26, 2014: CALIFORNIA - Parsons Junior High School in Redding;
TRIBUTE TO VETERANS   Invitation   Poster

- FEBRUARY 22, 2014: CALIFORNIA - MIAP sponsors new class, "Most Patriotic", in
Redding HOG's Bike Show.

- FEBRUARY 22, 2014: CALIFORNIA - MIAP will have an information table
at the 23rd Annual Heritage Faire in Redding. Volunteers needed!

- JANUARY 29, 2014: NEW YORK - Calverton National Cemetery - After Action Report

- JANUARY 28, 2014: MICHIGAN - The Passing of a Friend of the MIAP-Michigan

- JANUARY 26, 2014: INDIANA - Leading Marble Urn Manufacturer
Donates Urns for Forgotten Heroes.
Press Release
(Also see December 17, 2013 below)

- JANUARY 21, 2014: PENNSYVANIA: A full military honors funeral will be held
at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies at for two veterans.


2013

- DECEMBER 23, 2013: Calverton National Cemetery
After Action Report

- DECEMBER 17, 2013: INDIANA - R&S Design donates $356,400.00 to the
Missing In America Project in the form of 792 marble urns.
Urn-1   Urn-2   R&S Thank You

- DECEMBER 13, 2013: MIAP Service for 10 Unclaimed Veterans
at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, South Carolina.
(Press Release)

- NOVEMBER 25, 2013: Washington - Tahoma National Cemetery After Action Report.

- NOVEMBER 11, 2013: Northern California Veterans Cemetery Veterans Day Event. (see Flyer)

- NOVEMBER 8, 2013: Video Report (firstcoastnews.com) from Jacksonville National Cemetery.

- NOVEMBER 8, 2013: MIAP Service for 13 veterans and 1 spouse at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.

- NOVEMBER 4, 2013: CALIFORNIA - Sonoma County MIAP will be escorting (8) unclaimed veterans from Santa Rosa to the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery for interment.

- OCTOBER 29, 2013: NEW YORK - Calverton National Cemetery After Action Report.

- OCTOBER 26, 2013: Grand Opening BBQ and Open House at Redding Veterans Home.

- OCTOBER 25, 2013: Grand Opening of Redding Veterans Home

- OCTOBER 24, 2013: PENNSYLVANIA -
Sandra Rafferty Hustava  (March 17, 1942 - October 20, 2013).

- OCTOBER 23, 2013: Northern California Veterans Cemetery -
MIAP Service for 8 unclaimed veterans & 3 veterans with no previous Honors.

- OCTOBER 14, 2013: West Virginia National Cemetery After Action Report

- OCTOBER 14, 2013: MIAP Funeral Service for 8 veterans at the
West Virginia National Cemetery in Grafton, WV.
Press Release and Public Invitation

- OCTOBER 03, 2013: UTAH - Press Release: MIAP Interment Service for 11 Unclaimed Veterans.

- OCTOBER 01-23, 2013: Fall Honors for up to 178 unclaimed veterans.

- SEPTEMBER 28, 2013: CALIFORNIA - 1st Annual Shasta County Cook-off & MIAP Benefit
at the Shasta District Fairgrounds.

- SEPTEMBER 28, 2013: VIRGINIA - Warrior Brotherhood MC's benefit for MIAP Virginia
2nd Annual "Journey Home" Poker Run.

- SEPTEMBER 26, 2013: OREGON - KIA Afghanistan Escort

- SEPTEMBER 25, 2013: VIRGINIA - "MIAP Experience" Bus Tour After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 25, 2013: VIRGINIA - Quantico National Cemetery will host the
"MIAP Experience" Bus Tour

- SEPTEMBER 19, 2013: Washington - A full military honors funeral will be held for 42 veterans at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery at 21702 W. Espanola Rd., Medical Lake, WA 99022.
See Calendar for contact information

- SEPTEMBER 16, 2013: CALIFORNIA - Letter of Appreciation to Redding Police Department.

- SEPTEMBER 13, 2013: SOUTH CAROLINA - Ft. Jackson National Cemetery After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 13, 2013: SOUTH CAROLINA - MIAP Service for 7 veterans at the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.

- SEPTEMBER 11, 2013: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 10, 2013: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery After Action Report

- SEPTEMBER 6, 2013: MIAP will hold an interment service for (4) unclaimed veterans
at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska.

- SEPTEMBER 6-7, 2013: MIAP will have a booth at the NASCAR Races
in Richmond, Virginia at the Richmond International Raceway.

SEPTEMBER, 2013: MIAP NEWSLETTER

- AUGUST 28, 2013: An MIAP funeral service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery for the spouse of a veteran.

- AUGUST 23, 2013: National Cemetery of the Alleghenies After Action Report

- AUGUST 23, 2013: An MIAP funeral for 11 Veterans was held at the
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 0930.

- AUGUST 22-25, 2013: NEBRASKA - The Missing in America Project will have a table set-up at the
Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Reunion at the Marriott Regency Hotel in Omaha.

- AUGUST 22, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery After-action Report - MIAP/Dignity Joint Service.

- AUGUST 22, 2013: An MIAP/Dignity military funeral for one veteran will be held at the Long Island National Cemetery.

- JULY 30, 2013: The Missing in America Project is pleased to announce the appointment of Brigitte Corbin as Regional Coordinator for Region 8.  Region 8 includes Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.  MIAP National Officers and Board of Directors wish her every success. (Brigitte's bio)

- JULY 30, 2013: TEXAS - An MIAP/Dignity Memorial funeral will be held at Ft. Bliss, TX at 10:30am. The veteran will be transported from Las Cruces, NM to Ft. Bliss, TX by Dignity Memorial.

- JULY 26, 2013: MICHIGAN - Great Lakes National Cemetery; After Action Report.

- JULY 26, 2013: MICHIGAN - Seven veterans escorted to Great Lakes National Cemetery.

- JULY 24, 2013: CALIFORNIA - Joint MIAP and Dignity Memorial Escort.
News story HERE.

- JULY 20, 2013: Pharaohs Street Rodders Benefit Cruise-In Fund Raiser for MIAP!

- JUNE 27, 2013: Calverton National Cemetery: After-action Report

- JUNE 26, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery: After-action Report (Jewish Service)

- JUNE 22, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery: After-action Report

- JUNE 22, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery: Videos - Part 1   Part 2

- JUNE 22, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery -
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Band Plays at Service: Announcement w/Photos   Video

- JUNE 22, 2013: Long Island National Cemetery

- JUNE 22, 2013: Quantico National Cemetery: After-action Report

- JUNE 22, 2013: Quantico National Cemetery: Keynote speaker The Honorable Steve L. Muro

- JUNE 14, 2013: Texas Governor Perry signed MIAP Law HB 3064. Effective September 1, 2013

- JUNE 7, 2013: Florida House Bill 171 signed by Gov. Scott. Effective July 1, 2013

- JUNE 1, 2013: MIAP approved by Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) #76243.

- MAY 20, 2013: 35 Unclaimed Veterans Escorted about 75 miles to the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.

- MAY 14, 2013: Utah SB-74 signed on April 1, 2013; enacted on May 14, 2013.

- MAY 9, 2013: DOD partners with the Missing in America Project to identify six unclaimed remains, who will be the first inurnments in the new ninth columbarium court at Arlington National Cemetery.

- Florida House Bill 171 designed to assist MIAP, passes House and Senate. Awaiting Governor's signature.

- Texas House Bill 3064 designed to assist MIAP, passes House and Senate. Awaiting Governor's signature.

- Missouri Senate Bill 186 designed to assist MIAP, passes House and Senate. Awaiting Governor's signature.


2012
- February, 2012: MIAP BOD Press Release
- Georgia State Bill 372 designed to assist MIAP, signed by Governor.
- Three Civil War soldiers (two were brothers) located in Indiana.
- Two Civil War soldiers located in New York City.
- Pennsylvania House Bill 173 designed to assist MIAP, signed by Governor.
- South Carolina House Bill 3921 designed to assist MIAP, signed by Governor.
- New York MIAP receives close to 2000 names of stored cremains for research, verification and inurnment.


2011
- Florida MIAP received 711 names to research, verify and inurn.
- Maine Public Law 318 designed to assist MIAP, signed by Governor.
- Newcomers Funeral Homes sign MIAP MOU.


2010
- May 31, 2010 - BBC Telephone Interview with Fred Salanti
- June 14, 2010 - Missing Veterans Recovered in Louisville, Kentucky


2009
- Honors At Arlington


2008
- MIAP Presentation
- Connecticut DVA Partnership With MIAP
- Oregon Dept. Of Veterans Affairs Statement
- Complete Medical Examiners and Coroners Survey Report
- Survey of Medical Examiners and Coroners - Executive Summary
- Required Federal / State Requirements
- Memorial Service - Jan 11, 2008 - Jefferson Barracks, Missouri - Mission Report


2007
- Ruling On IRS 501(c)(3)
- American Legion Resolution
- State Laws Concerning Unclaimed Created Remains
- Bill proposed in the Senate by Idaho
- Certificate of Appreciation to Jim Allen - Feb. 19, 2007
- Press Release - California Department of Veterans Affairs - Feb. 19, 2007
- Memorial Service - Feb. 19, 2007 - Northern California Veterans Cemetery - Igo, California - Invitation


Updated: 09/30/2014