PA-001-20 | June 8, 2018
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Arkansas Soldier Killed During World War II to Be Buried With Full Military Honors
~ Arkansas National Guard helps hero return home
WHO: Navy Seaman 1st Class Henry G. Tipton
WHAT: accounted for on February 5, 2018, will be buried with full military honors
WHEN: Friday, June 8, 2018
His half-brother, Kenneth Tipton, of Jupiter, Florida, is available for interviews at (901) 484-4473.
WHERE: in Ravenden, Arkansas
WHY: Tipton, 20, of Imboden, Arkansas, was killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II. His return fulfills our duty to leave no fallen comrade behind. The 189th Airlift Wing will provide escort for Tipton on his final journey.
For more information contact SFC Kristen Duus, Chief of External Communications, Public Affairs NCOIC- D.C. Directorate, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, 2300 Defense Pentagon, Washington, D.C 20301-2300, (703) 699-1420 or Kristen.email@example.com.