The Problems With the Pentagon's Effort to Recover MIAs
A draft inspector general report found that the mission lacks basic metrics for how to do the job—and when to end it.
Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Lost Soldier
The military will exhume a grave in the Philippines that may hold the remains of Bud Kelder, an American POW whose family has long been fighting the Pentagon to get him home.
Pentagon Finally Overhauls Effort to Identify Its Missing
The restructuring promises to address many of the problems laid out in a recent ProPublica and NPR investigation.
Ways to Fix the Pentagon's Effort to ID 83,000 Missing Service Members
Changes must go beyond bureaucracy to update the scientific approach and embrace outside help.
The Staggering Costs of Kickbacks, Bribery, and Theft in the Military
The structure of the military means that when people high up in the chain of command aren’t held responsible for the crimes they commit, that message will quickly ripple down the ranks.