1,500 of the 82,000 MIA American service members hail from the state of Wisconsin: approximately 1,300 were lost during WWII, over 160 were lost in the Korean War, 26 are missing from the Vietnam War, and one service member is missing as the result of other Cold War-era operations.
As illustrated on the map below, Wisconsin's MIA service members came from every corner within the state's boundaries—rural, suburban, and urban alike.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF HOMETOWNS OF WISCONSIN'S MIA:
To our prospective clients - UW Biotechnology Center staff are currently working at home until further notice per University guidelines regarding COVID-19. We ask that you refrain from sending or dropping off samples until further notice. We apologize for the delay in service.
To our current clients - Thank you for your patience as we work to complete your projects. Expect delays of 2 or more weeks as we follow University guidelines regarding COVID-19.
There are 102 bodies lost at sea, 16 of which are Wisconsinites.
These instances define only a few specific cases, and many more Wisconsin MIA are missing across the globe.
Our goal is to bring them home.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF WORLDWIDE LOSS LOCATION OF WISCONSIN'S MIA: