Remains found in the wreckage of a B-24 Liberator discovered in New Guinea have been identified as the body of Army Air Forces bombardier Charles “Buddy” Feucht, a 24-year old airman who disappeared during a 1943 mission over the Pacific in search of Japanese ships. A hunter in New Guinea discovered the wreckage in 2002 and turned over remains to the US embassy. According to the Virginian-Pilot, Feucht’s sister—Fern Lord—who is now 83 provided blood for a DNA test.
The White House announced its United States Space Priorities Framework in a document released concurrently with Vice President Kamala Harris' first National Space Council meeting. Listed among five U.S. priorities is to “defend its national security interests from the growing scope and scale of space and counterspace threats.”