A local Korean War veteran tried for nearly two months to get a phone call from the Veterans Administration and couldn’t. That’s when he knew he had to Get Marty.
Family members gathered in Pittsburgh over the weekend, hoping for answers.
Homecoming became a reality today for Army Cpl. Alva Clifford Groves of Shinnston, West Virginia.
His family had given up hope, but thanks to DNA technology, the remains of a serviceman who died 63 years ago in the Korean War will finally be coming home.
Over 200 veterans from Wisconsin, Illinois and other parts of the upper Midwest are moving through the area en route to Washington, D.C. as part of the Vets Roll Project.
It is hard to believe someone would rob the grave of a man who served this country. But that’s what happened at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies as the ashes of a veteran are now missing and his family is hoping the public can help.