The Defense Department’s POW/Missing Personnel Office has just announced that a team of five Japanese and three Americans has gone to Attu Island, Alaska, for a four-day mission—searching for the remains of Japanese soldiers missing in action from World War II. Washington and Tokyo will make a decision about follow-on excavations after evaluating the team’s findings. After World War II, US forces found 235 sets of Japanese remains on Attu.
March 4, 2024
The Air Force has published images of an operational hypersonic Air-Launched Rapid-Response Weapon (ARRW) in Guam; a disclosure possibly meant to send a message to China but which raises questions about the future of the ARRW, which the Air Force insists it is not planning to procure in quantity.