A repatriation ceremony of remains of US servicemen who died during the war in Vietnam was held at the Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang city on September 7.

It was attended by representatives from the Vietnam Office for Seeking Missing Personnel and the US Ambassador to Vietnam David B. Shear.

Two boxes of remains which were recovered during the 108 th Joint Field Activities from August to September were handed over to the US side.

Those remains have been jointly reviewed and concluded by Vietnamese and US forensic specialists that might be associated with the US servicemen missing during the war in Vietnam and recommended to bring to Hawaii for future review.

Addressing the ceremony, the US Government representative expressed deep gratitude and high appreciation for the steadfast humanitarian policy, good-will and the increasingly efficient cooperation of the Vietnamese Government and people.

The seeking of the remains of the US servicemen missing during the war in Vietnam is humanitarian cooperation between the Vietnamese Government and the US Government.

This is the 124 th hand-over of American missing sevicemen’s remains since 1973.-VNA