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It's been more than 14 years since Captain Scott Speicher was shot down while on a combat mission over Iraq during the first night of Desert Storm, becoming the first American casualty of the war. Initially classified by the Department of Defense as KIA/BNR (killed in action, body not recovered), Captain Speicher made history again in January 2001, when he became the first American service member ever to be switched from a status of KIA to MIA (missing in action).

On October 11, 2002, Scott's status was changed to POW, an acknowledgement by the Department of Defense that he is alive and a prisoner in Iraq. Get the full story here http://www.pilotonline.com/special/missing/index.html

Pentagon officials did not make the decision to change his status based on a whim—a significant amount of evidence suggests that not only did Captain Speicher most likely eject from his F/A-18 strike fighter, but he also survived the landing. Even more compelling is subsequent evidence that indicates he may be a prisoner of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.

We're inviting you and the entire world to do the right thing. Join us in our efforts—make your voice heard. Our mission is simple:

To heighten public awareness about Scott Speicher's plight worldwide
To keep this issue on the forefront of local, national, and international news
To form alliances and partnerships in our home of Jacksonville, Florida, the nation, and the world with citizens' and veterans' groups who will work as volunteers with us to achieve the immediate release and return of Captain Speicher
To create the largest army of volunteers ever who will work together as friends to free Captain Speicher
To work tirelessly to spread the word around the world, requesting help in pressuring the United States government to take immediate action to free Captain Speicher.


Just tryin to spread the word... theres good intell the guy was last seen alive just before the 2003 war with iraq. Hopefully he still is...

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I heard about this guy. Hopefully he was taken to Iran or some other place. I agree we should leave no stone unturned for our missing service men. Even if the worst has happened finding out will give closure to the family and allow them to get on with their lives.
 
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