"After so many years, this will be a great moment for so many families".
The agency identifies remains of servicemen killed in past conflicts.
Typically, the agency's forensic anthropologists study any evidence found with the remains for clues, such as military uniforms, identification tags and personal items like wedding rings.
Fifty-five boxes, topped with blue United Nations flags, were handed over at Wonsan, North Korea, last week and flown to a US base in South Korea.
Vice President Mike Pence, whose father fought in the Korean War, was scheduled to attend an "honorable carry ceremony" at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to mark the arrival of the remains on USA soil.
"It is Kim doing exactly what he said he was going to do".
The remains had been transferred from the small boxes they arrived in on Friday into full-sized caskets, draped with United Nations flags.
Former DPAA official Jeong Yang-seung, who previously worked on identifying U.S. remains from the North, said it was unusual to locate dog tags during the search and recovery process.
North Korea is continuing to build new missiles, according to USA officials cited by the Washington Post. But North Korea provided only a single military dog tag with the 55 boxes.
The repatriation is a breakthrough in a long-stalled U.S. effort to obtain war remains from North Korea.
"We too remain concerned" by North Korean violations of UN-approved sanctions, the U.S. official said.
The meeting also saw officials discussing matters involving relations between North and South Korea, as well as regional issues.
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"UNC never leaves troops behind, living or deceased, and will continue the mission of repatriation until every service member returns home", it added.
A U.S. military transport aircraft on Friday flew the remains from the North Korean city of Wonsan, a first step in implementing an agreement reached at a landmark summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump in June. The government has said only that the UN Security Council -where China and the USA both wield vetoes - should revisit sanctions after Kim's meeting with Trump.
In Singapore, Kim Jong Un committed to work "towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" in a signed joint statement with Trump, but there are signs that North Korea does not interpret that phrase to entail its unilateral disarmament. He declared that North Korea is "no longer a nuclear threat". The US has repeatedly rejected global calls for sanctions relief on North Korea.
"Offer up 20 first-gen warheads, claim you are or have disarmed, but keep the good stuff in presumably clandestine facilities and hope they aren't discovered", Narang said. But many experts say those are neither irrevocable nor serious steps that could show the country is honest about denuclearization. Pyongyang has appeared open to discussions surrounding its status as a nuclear state following meetings with both South Korea and the United States.
But they did not agree on details, which will be further discussed through working-level talks, the ministry said.
He swore he would not support the ruling party he controlled for decades at the polls, saying: "I can not vote for ZANU-PF". He made the comments after Mugabe said he would vote for the opposition in Monday's election.
But as has been the case most of the week, it's not the heat but rather the humidity that makes it rather unbearable outside. While rain is not as widespread as Saturday , targeted areas may get repetitive bouts of heavy showers and thunderstorms.
Former Spain and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas also got involved with a passionate defence of the Liverpool man on Twitter. We caught up with Jürgen Klopp at the team hotel in Charlotte yesterday. "Like Manchester United didn't care what I said".
That's how long experts say it will be before thousands of miles of American internet cables will be submerged by rising seas. The storm surges that followed Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Katrina hint at the problems to come, Barford added.
A Las Vegas lawyer, Robert Eglet , who has represented numerous victims said he believes MGM Resorts is looking for a new judge. Since the shooting, more than 2,500 people have sued or threatened to sue MGM and its properties, according to the lawsuits.
NASA, meanwhile, has called out social media hoaxers claiming that Mars will appear as big as the moon during the eclipse . Friday's eclipse is the first to be visible from Ireland since September 2015 and will be the longest of this century.
Tekashi 6ix9ine was hanging out at an infamous Queens strip club before he got held up this weekend, The New York Post reported. Kennedy Airport on a warrant for charges out of Texas related to an altercation at a shopping mall in Houston back in January.
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In truth, Helson wrote, "Butina continued to act as an agent on behalf of the Russian Federation" and an unnamed Russian official. Butina has previously surfaced in USA media reports related to her gun-rights advocacy.
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However, the presence of liquid water at the base of Martian polar caps was first hypothesized in a study 31 years ago. What they believe to be a lake sits beneath the Red Planet's south polar ice cap, and is about 20km across.
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The PA reports that investigators believe Sturgess was exposed to 10 times the amount of Novichok as the Skripals. Police believe they came into contact with the substance via the door handle of Sergei Skripal's house.
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Thomas started the day a minute ahead of his nominative captain Froome, who eventually struggled back to the lead pack on his own. The main group would cross 27 seconds behind the winners, with Landa and France hope Romain Bardet ending seven seconds back.
Forecast: Heavy storms coming to Brooklyn Tuesday
A strong cold front moving into ME will bring rain and potentially severe thunderstorms with flash flooding this afternoon. Comfortable conditions are expected for Wednesday through Friday , with daytime highs expected in the low 80s.
Kim Kardashian claps back at people hating Kylie
The reality star is referring to her sister's lip kits, which were birthed in part from the believing her lips were too small. According to Kim , she and her sisters did not depend on their wealthy parents for "anything besides advice".