Search historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond.Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research.Mark, who founded "History Flight" to preserve and to honor American aviation history, is a certified airplane fanatic with over 10,000 hours of flying time in everything form the T-6 to the B-767.Mark is an Aviation Historian with a BA with Honors in history from Emory University in Atlanta.Mark is a CFI and CFII, and holds type ratings in the B-727, B-757, and the B-767.At a ceremony in the summer of 2015 Mark was given the singular honor of being named an Honorary Marine.
Matt now conducts marine and land-based geophysical surveys around the world.Matt has always had an interest in military history. Wayne Buggs, served in Company A, 192nd Tank Battalion, was a POW who survived the Bataan Death March.Matt enjoys putting his geophysical skills to use helping History Flight continue the search for the remains of those who have not yet made it home. Huffine has been involved in the identification of the missing for more than 25-years and has worked as a government employee, government contractor, senior member of an NGO, and for a private company. Huffine has helped develop identification systems for many nations and provided DNA testing services for many more. Huffine oversaw the development of new techniques to assist in the identification of the missing. Huffine frequently interacted with family groups and government officials to update them about the use of DNA testing in the overall United States identification efforts.His work changed the manner in which DNA testing was performed on skeletal remains as well as altered the role of DNA testing in the identification of the missing. Huffine has personally signed more than 10,000 DNA identification reports. Huffine’s career, in addition to living in three states in the United States, he has also lived in Bosnia, Croatia, Dubai of the United Arab Emirates, South Sudan, and Saudi Arabia. Huffine’s forensic career began in 1990 when he was hired by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and tasked with developing a DNA laboratory to assist in the identification of fatal air crash victims and to help upgrade the FAA’s existing toxicology capability. Huffine validated and operated the GC-FTIR and mass spectrometer instruments as well as headed the accessioning department. Huffine worked for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) where he became the Chief of the section responsible for the identification of missing American service members from the Vietnam, Korean, and World War II wars as well as the testing of cases of special interest such as the bullet that allegedly killed John F. Paul Dostie is a 27-year veteran of law enforcement who retired from the Mammoth Lakes Police Department in March of 2009.The FAA’s DNA laboratory was successfully established and was fully functional by the time Mr. His assignments included Patrol Officer, Detective, Narcotics Investigator, (BNE Task Force), Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Forensic K-9 Handler. Marcus Wise of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in advancing the science of clandestine grave detection.Paul obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Pacific Union College in 1977. Davia Holness of the International Forensic Research Institute in experiments in live human scent discrimination. As a result of their research with Paul and Buster, Dr. Vass have invented the first portable grave detection machine and named the machine the LABRADOR in honor of Buster.Paul was the first officer in the Eastern Sierra to complete a program of study at the Institute for Criminal Investigation with a specialty in Homicide Investigation. They have documented Buster's detection ability in parts per trillion.Paul has a great interest in advanced Forensic Science and his work in this area has appeared twice on the cover of Forensic Magazine. Buster is also trained in Human Remains Detection and specializes in Clandestine Grave Detection. Paul and Buster are honored to have been selected to travel to Tarawa in the Central Pacific to search for US Marines killed in the 1943 battle on the small island of Betio.Paul has lectured on the use of advanced forensics in the identification of unknown human remains at the National Institute for Justice Technology Institute in Washington DC, the FBI's Advanced Homicide School for Indian Country in Phoenix, Arizona and the Conference on Violence Against Women in Dallas, Texas. There are over 500 Marines buried in mass graves who are still listed as Missing in Action.Kristen Baker is a native of Watkinsville, Georgia whose professional interests and areas of specialization include human osteology, forensic archaeology and anthropology, paleopathology, zooarchaeology, forensic entomology, Peruvian prehistory, prehistoric and historic mortuary patterns, trauma analysis, forensic taphonomy, and historic preservation.She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in 2004 (cum laude) and master’s degree in Physical Anthropology in 2006.