Repatriation Ceremony of U.S. Airman Remains Commemorates U.S.-China WWII Cooperation

Repatriation Ceremony
Repatriation Ceremony

Oct. 22, Chengdu – The Jianchuan Museum hosted a ceremony to repatriate the remains of a WWII U.S. airman that were discovered at the site of an airplane crash in Tibet. Jianchuan Museum and representatives of the China Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented the remains to U.S. Department of Defense representative James Darby to return to the United States. Consul General Greene delivered remarks to commemorate U.S.-China cooperation during World War II and called for continued cooperation in the future. The ceremony received extensive press coverage from international, national and local outlets, including radio and television reports.