JPAC trying hard to account for Americans lost in past conflicts
To the Editor:
A recent article in a V.F.W. Auxiliary newsletter states that JPAC (Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command) located in Hawaii is trying hard to locate and involve family members in identifying the remains of prisoners of war and those that are listed as missing on foreign soil.
Mitochondrial DNA is a long lasting DNA that is passed down generations on the maternal side and can be used in this identifying process.
Please, if you have someone in your family MIA from past wars, get your DNA tested and registered with JPAC. The toll free number is 1-866-913-1286.
JPAC’s website is www.JPac.Pacom.mil.
Also, V.F.W. POW-MIA Chairman Dr. James Tuoila calls it a national disgrace that the “Veterans for Weed Organization” has taken the POW-MIA existing logo and distorted it for their purpose of promoting medicinal marijuana. They should make up their own logo.