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About Our Mission

History Flight is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to research and help locate the remains of over 81,900 American service members still missing in action (MIA) from past American conflicts.

  • 2003, History Flight was founded. Conducted archival research and site development.
  • 2010, recovered 3 U.S. MIAs on Tarawa.
  • 2012, located six U.S. MIAs in Europe that were later recovered and identified by JPAC.  Recovered one U.S. MIA in Europe and five U.S. MIAs in Tarawa.  
  • 2013 – 2020, Recovered over 150+ MIAs in Tarawa including Medal of Honor MIA 1st Lt Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. and a total of 12 MIAs in Europe.
  • Recovery costs from 2010 to 2016 equal $6,000,000, less that the cost DPAA pays to recover a single MIA in Vietnam.
  • History Flight is the most successful MIA Recovery NGO and DPAA Government Contractor in the World with a 93% success rate per site.

Photos of some of the service members History Flight has recovered


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Fredericksburg, VA 22401