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CSUB talk on forensic anthropology
  May 22, 2006
Mike Stepanovich, 661/654-2456,,
or Jaclyn Loveless, 661/654-2138,

California State University, Bakersfield's Anthropology Club and Lambda Alpha, the national honor society for anthropology, present "Forensic Anthropology in a U.S. Military Setting" with guest William Belcher, of the Central Identification Lab at Joint Prisoner Of War /Missing In Action Accounting Command, Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m. in the Dezember Leadership Center room 402.

In carrying out its mission, the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) has the task of accounting for Americans still missing and unaccounted for from previous wars.

JPAC's approximate numbers are:

  • One from the Gulf War
  • 1,800 from the Vietnam War
  • 120 from the Cold War
  • 8,100 from the Korean War
  • 78,000 from World War II

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, contact Darci Heikkinen at (661) 654-3017.