Hi -- I realize the original message is quite old, but this evening I was reading about POWs in the Gulf War, and read some news stories about Col. Acree, as well as found this post. Col. Acree returned to the U.S. after a bombing mission damaged the compound in which he and other American POWs were being held. After that the POWs were transferred to the Red Cross and then brought back to the U.S. So he made it back, he stayed in the Marine Corps for some time, was promoted to colonel, and then retired. I don't know where he resides now.