Here Lies An American Sailor Who Gave His Life In the Explosion of the United States Ship INTREPID in Tripoli Harbor September 4, 1804
Tripoli Soldiers Legislation to provide for the exhumation and transfer of remains of deceased members of the Armed Forces buried in
The Secretary of Defense shall take whatever actions necessary to exhume the remains of any deceased members of the Armed Forces of the US buried at the mass burial site containing the remains of five United States Sailors located in Protestant Cemetery in Tripoli, Libya and the mass burial site containing the remains of eight United States Sailors located near the walls of the Tripoli Castle in Tripoli, Libya.
The Secretary of Defense will transfer the remains to an appropriate forensics laboratory to be identified. In the case of any remains that are identified, transport the remains to a veterans cemetery located in proximity, as determined by the Secretary, to the closest living family member of the deceased individual or at another cemetery determined by the Secretary.
For any member of the Armed Forces whose remains are identified, provide a military funeral and burial. In the case that any remains not be identified, transport the remains to