1998年4月27日,五角大楼小组表示,越南老将在阿灵顿国家

1998年4月27日,五角大楼小组表示,越南老将在阿灵顿国家公墓的未知数墓中应挖掘,以确定它们是否属于空军第一,因为他的家人相信他的家庭。 遗体后来被肯定地被确定为Blassie。
原文:1998 Apr 27, A Pentagon panel said the remains of the Vietnam veteran in the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery should be exhumed to determine whether they belonged to Air Force 1st Lt. Michael J. Blassie, as his family believed. The remains were later positively identified as Blassie”s.