April 14, 2024

Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains

Educated, elite unit fights ravages of time, deteriorating DNA information to recover Korean War remains

This is the first in a two-part series on MAKRI's work recovering remains, particularly from the Korean War. For part two click here.

At the end of August the South Korean Ministry of National Defense Agency for KIA Recovery & Identification (MAKRI) announced that it will launch a new set of mass recovery missions at a site near Yanggu, in South Korea’s Gangwon Province.

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