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Video: Diving Deeper Depths

Aug. 22, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is working to recover and identify the remains of the crew of the World War II battleship USS Oklahoma, which sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.

Army diver jumping into the water.
Water Entry
U.S. Army divers assigned to 7th Dive Detachment enter the water during an underwater recovery operation off the coast of Hoang Mai, Vietnam, June 18, 2018.
Photo By: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Thompson, DOD
VIRIN: 180618-N-QA919-0019C
Army diver swimming underwater.
Underwater Recovery
A U.S. Army diver assigned to 7th Dive Detachment enters the water during an underwater recovery operation off the coast of Hoang Mai, Vietnam, June 18, 2018.
Photo By: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Thompson, DOD
VIRIN: 180618-N-QA919-0013C
A diver holds onto a platform.
Dive Mission
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James Mostek completes a Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency underwater recovery mission off the coast of Madang, Papua New Guinea, Dec. 7, 2018. The sailor was searching for personnel who went missing during World War II.
Photo By: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Thompson
VIRIN: 181207-N-QA919-0032C

Video by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor Stinson