« Women’s center provides new opportunities for Afghan women | Main | More weapons approved for annual quals »

A dog tag's amazing journey

Marine's dog tag found on Saipan, returned to its owner in Massachusetts after over 60 years

By Ferdie de la Torre
Reporter
Sunday, January 15, 2012

A U.S. Marine Corps identification tag, which was lost during Word War II and found in a yam field on Saipan in 1981, was flown from the island to Massachusetts where it was finally returned to its owner, veteran Richard Caldwell Urie, now 86, over the weekend.

To continue reading:

http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?newsID=115634&cat=1