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North Korea returns remains of U.S. soldiers killed in Korean War

United Nations Command Chaplain U.S. Army Col. Sam Lee performs a blessing of sacrifice and remembrance on the 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, returned by North Korea to the U.S., at the Osan Air Base in South Korea, July 27, 2018. North Korea on Friday handed over 55 boxes carrying remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, a first step in implementing an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June.

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United Nations Command Chaplain U.S. Army Col. Sam Lee performs a blessing of sacrifice and remembrance on the 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, returned by North Korea to the U.S., at the Osan Air...more

United Nations Command Chaplain U.S. Army Col. Sam Lee performs a blessing of sacrifice and remembrance on the 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, returned by North Korea to the U.S., at the Osan Air Base in South Korea, July 27, 2018. North Korea on Friday handed over 55 boxes carrying remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, a first step in implementing an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Quince Lanford/Handout via REUTERS
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Members of the United Nations Command stand at attention upon the arrival of 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea.

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Members of the United Nations Command stand at attention upon the arrival of 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Ashley Tyler/Handout via REUTERS

Members of the United Nations Command stand at attention upon the arrival of 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Ashley Tyler/Handout via REUTERS
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A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.


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A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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United Nations Honor Guard member carries a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/Kelsey Tucker/Handout via REUTERS

United Nations Honor Guard member carries a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/Kelsey Tucker/Handout via REUTERS

United Nations Honor Guard member carries a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers during a return ceremony at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/Kelsey Tucker/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. soldiers and people salute vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

U.S. soldiers and people salute vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

U.S. soldiers and people salute vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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Soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of U.S. soldiers, who were killed in the Korean War, during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

Soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of U.S. soldiers, who were killed in the Korean War, during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

Soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of U.S. soldiers, who were killed in the Korean War, during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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A U.S. cargo aircraft carrying the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War arrives at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A U.S. cargo aircraft carrying the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War arrives at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A U.S. cargo aircraft carrying the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War arrives at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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A U.N. honor guard carries a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via Reuters

A U.N. honor guard carries a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via Reuters

A U.N. honor guard carries a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via Reuters
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A U.N. honor guard salutes after turning over a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, to his fellow after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via Reuters

A U.N. honor guard salutes after turning over a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, to his fellow after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn...more

A U.N. honor guard salutes after turning over a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, to his fellow after it arrived from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via Reuters
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A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier, who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier, who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

A soldier carries a casket containing the remains of a U.S. soldier, who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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United Nations Honor Guard members carry a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers at the Osan Air Base in South Korea.

U.S. Army/ Sgt. Quince Lanford/Handout via REUTERS

United Nations Honor Guard members carry a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Quince Lanford/Handout via REUTERS

United Nations Honor Guard members carry a box of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers at the Osan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Quince Lanford/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. soldiers salute to vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

U.S. soldiers salute to vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

U.S. soldiers salute to vehicles transporting the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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