Friday, November 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
House Committee on Oversight and Reform
The hearing will help inform the public about the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s (DPAA) accounting efforts and allow the Subcommittee to conduct oversight of DPAA’s performance. The hearing will also examine whether DPAA has the necessary resources to carry out its mission, as well as whether it has used these resources effectively since its formation in 2015.
In fiscal year 2019, the DPAA recorded 218 identifications, the highest yearly total reached by the agency or its predecessor organizations, bringing important closure to family and loved ones.
Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Chief Executive Officer
Vincent “B.J.” Lawrence
Washington Office Executive Director
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Jo Anne Shirley
National League of POW/MIA Families