Team recovers Korean War remains

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Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars pay their final respects during a repatriation ceremony here Aug. 20. The remains are believed to be those of Americans missing in action from the Korean War. A joint team recovered the remains believed to be of soldiers from the 7th Infantry Division who fought Chinese soldiers near the Chosin River in North Korea in 1950. Twenty-three individual joint operations have been conducted since 1996 in North Korea, recovering 159 sets of remains. (Photo by Master Sgt. Val Gempis)