Ground Opening Ceremony
- Notify the commencement of excavation of the remains
※ Hosted by regional commanding officer in charge (corps or division level) and accompanied by local governor, war veterans, and related personnels.
- Apply forensic archaeological techniques by recovery professionals to conduct precise recovery operations.
※ Utilize KIA Total Information System(KIATIS), data is recorded on a real time basis
- Casketing in a paulownia coffin in accordance with the Korean traditional courtesy
(draped with Taegeukgi)
※ Recovery work is done with ultimate courtesy and respect.
- Ceremony is held at a field mortuary in the nearest military base.
※ Enshrinement should be carried out until the sunset of the recovery day with utmost courtesy
Ground Opening Ceremony for the commencement of the Recovery process
Recovery Opening Ceremony1
Recovery Opening Ceremony2
Precise recovery employing Archeological Forensic Techniques
Remains Recovered from the rocky area of Jeohak-ryeong
Remains Recovered from the top of Eoryeong mountain
Conveyance of KIA Remains