November 8, 2011
Visitors leave the new Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs at Dover Air Force Base, Del., after opening ceremonies. The Air Force mortuary that receives America’s war dead and prepares them for burial lost portions of human remains twice in 2009.
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The Dover military mortuary entrusted with the solemn duty of receiving and caring for America’s war dead twice lost body parts of remains shipped home from Afghanistan, the Air Force revealed Tuesday.