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Doug Presswood t -Full Year of Wireless Service 2,000 minutes #1 Rated FAA Approved Perfect for Ag or Hobby Just open the box 8 fly 25 minutes flying time Cont'd From Front Page During the excavation, the recovery team recovered possible human remains of at least seven individuals. One of them would later prove to be Presswood. Scientists of the Armed Forces DNA Iden' tification Laboratory used circumstantial and anthropological evidence, including chest radiograph comparison, as well as DNA anal- ysis. The evidence included mitochondrial and DNA, which matched his sister and a nephew, who had voluntarily provided sam- ples as part of the recovery efforts. The family was informed Cpl. Vernon Douglas Press- wood's remains had been identified; arrange- ments were being made to retum him home after 66-years. i ] I i December 3, 2016, Doug Presswood - his family called him Doug - was buried with full military honors assisted by the Presswood- Dalton American Legion Post #2504. Doug is honored in his hometown by being the co-namesake of the Presswood-Dai~on American Legion Post #2504, Pinckneyville. Brenda said her brother, Doug Clampet, was named to honor Doug Presswood's memory. She said her brother passed away shortly before his namesake's remains were identified. Another relative of Cpl. Presswood is Matt Presswood of Mr. Pulaski. Today, 7,780 Americans remain unac- counted for from the Korean War. Using advances in technology, identifications con- tinue to be made from remains that were pre- viously turned over by North Korean officials or recovered by American teams. Dorothy Mason of Mt. Pulaski provided a DNA sample a few years ago to the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory. Her brother, Willard "Spud" Payne also died during the Korean War and remains unac- counted for. Now Sale " Source: Pinckneyville Press. Call PlUM for ric ng i ~ I "The Little Church That Could"I I 5:30PM ! I ] Saturday Services I 10:00AM I, Sunday Services .= St. Mt. Pulaskil 792-55021 ALLen Schaal. Captures VB- Moments 6 0 Ol I0 0 ,q