Gulf War Mystery Ends: Pilot's Remains Recovered

A nearly two-decades-old mystery surrounding the first American soldier lost in the Gulf War has finally been solved. Navy officials announced today that the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology has positively identified remains recovered in Iraq as those of Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a Navy pilot shot down in the first hours of Operation Desert Storm on Jan. 17, 1991. Since Speicher's jet went down, the military has been unsure about his fate, switching his status from killed in action to...Full Story
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