AdvertisementLast week, the United States officially announced a repatriation of what may be remains of service personnel that had been lost in action in Myanmar during World War II.
The development spotlighted an aspect of ongoing U.S.-Myanmar collaboration that has often flown under the radar amid recent strains in bilateral ties and challenges and uncertainties for the relationship.
One of the aspects of U.S.-Myanmar relations is cooperation with respect to the recovery of the remains of service personnel who were lost in action in Myanmar during World War II.
Last week, this aspect of U.S.-Myanmar cooperation was in the headlines again with another instance of repatriation of service personnel believed to be missing in action in Myanmar from World War II.
The repatriated remains were transported back to the DPAA Laboratory in Hawaii for further analysis and potential verification.