Remains of Brownsville Native Killed During Korean War to be Buried
BROWNSVILLE – The remains of a Brownsville serviceman taken prisoner of war will be returned to his family.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced the remains of Army Pfc. Felipe A. Champion of Brownsville will be buried in his hometown June 21.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, accounted for from the Korean War are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors.— Def POWMIA Acct Agcy (@dodpaa) June 14, 2018
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He was 19 years old when he was reported missing in action in February 1951.
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