Alexandria, VA, June 21, 2022. SNA International, LLC (SNA) is pleased to announce that we have been selected as the awardee for the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Accounting Agency’s (DPAA’s), Laboratory Support Services contract. The program conducts global search, recovery, and laboratory operations to identify unaccounted-for Department of Defense (DoD) personnel from past conflicts to support the DoD’s personnel accounting efforts.
The laboratory portion of DPAA, referred to as the DPAA Scientific Analysis (SA) or laboratory, is the largest and most diverse forensic skeletal laboratory in the world and is staffed by forensic anthropologists, archaeologists, and odontologists. The DPAA has requirements for scientific and historical research, laboratory testing, field support, and geospatial analysis services. The DPAA operates several forensic identification laboratories which are in Hawaii and Nebraska. DPAA is responsible for providing laboratory testing services, proactive scientific research that develops methods to augment Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the laboratory, and archaeological field support to remote locations to locate, recover, and identify forensic evidence.
SNA looks forward to utilizing our team’s extensive capabilities to support the DPAA in achieving the Agency’s mission to account for as many missing service members annually as feasibly possible.
Dr. Amanda Sozer, SNA Founder, expressed her goal is for “DPAA to be resourced to have the capacity and capability to account for 200 or more individuals annually.”
About SNA International LLC
SNA, based in Alexandria, VA, is a world leader in forensics, biometrics, and identity intelligence services. With a staff of scientific, engineering, and IT professionals, SNA creates innovative, cost-effective, and reliable technical solutions and technologies guaranteed to work in the real world.
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