i n d e x
Abjection: gender and, 121–22;
impaired masculinity and, 147–
52; Vietnam veteran and, 27–29,
116–23, 132, 139–42, 156–57
Absent without leave (awol), 43
Accounting for the missing: aircraft
crash sites and, 95; circumstantial
evidence and, 3, 24, 79, 85–87,
100, 113–14, 243, 249–50; identi-
fiable remains and, 3–4, 24–25,
42, 64, 82–86, 238; lists of the
missing and, 59, 80–82; scav-
enging of sites and, 99. See also
Identification of remains
Agnew, Spiro, 28, 125
Archival research, 24, 81, 84–85, 90–
93, 104–5. See also Identification
of remains
Arizona Memorial, 199–201
Arlington Memorial Bridge, 176, 190
Arlington National Cemetery, 1, 159,
189–93
Armed Forces dna Laboratory
(afdil), 104, 246
Armed Forces Identification Review
Board (afirb), 105, 109
Armed Services Graves Registration
Office (asgro), 109–10
Blassie, Michael J., 2, 33, 192
Body count: ethical relation and,
239; healing the body politic and,
198; knowledge of the soldier’s
body and, 14–15, 21–25
Body politic: ancien régime and, 31,
161–62; democracy and, 31, 162–
63, 188–89; emasculation and,
148; gender and, 32, 164, 170–
74, 206–7; healing and, 30–33,
36, 115, 139, 157–59, 161–66, 175–
86, 193–202, 205–7, 209; names
and, 31–33, 162–63, 168–69, 176–
78; unaccounted-for bodies and,
51, 54, 159–61, 174, 178–80, 184–
86, 194–95, 200–201, 205; war
memorials and, 159–61, 169. See
also Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Butler, Judith, 9, 117, 253 n.1
Calley, William, 134
Cambodia: accounting for the miss-
ing in, 89, 91–93; Americans
missing in, 56–57, 88
Campbell, David, 230–31, 236
Captivity narratives: American vic-
timization and, 15–18, 26, 220;
perception of unaccounted-for
soldiers and, 16–17, 67
Carter, Jimmy, 74, 191
Central Identification Laboratory
(cil), 26, 37, 85–88, 101–13, 246,
255 n.3
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