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Families unhappy with plans for unidentified 85 USS Arizona crew members

  • COURTESY NIKKI STRATTON
                                USS Arizona crew member Don Stratton visited the shrine room with names of the battleship’s fallen at the USS Arizona Memorial in 2016. Stratton died in 2020 at age 97.

    COURTESY NIKKI STRATTON

    USS Arizona crew member Don Stratton visited the shrine room with names of the battleship’s fallen at the USS Arizona Memorial in 2016. Stratton died in 2020 at age 97.

  • COURTESY MOLLY BAUMANN
                                Molly Baumann holds a drawing of a USS Arizona ship’s bell made by her great, great uncle, Charles Casper Ehlert, who died on the battleship on Dec. 7, 1941.

    COURTESY MOLLY BAUMANN

    Molly Baumann holds a drawing of a USS Arizona ship’s bell made by her great, great uncle, Charles Casper Ehlert, who died on the battleship on Dec. 7, 1941.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the Navy and the Pentagon have a conundrum on their hands involving unidentified crew members from one of the most famous — and tragic — battleships of World War II, the USS Arizona. Read more

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