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Duane Ludwig Winget






Missing person located July 2020

Winget, approximate photo date 1962


Missing since: 02/15/1962

Missing location: Fort Lewis, Washington

Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing

Gender: Male

Ethnic group: White

Date of Birth: 06/13/1938 (81)

Age at time of disappearance: 23 years old

Height / Weight: 5'5 - 5'7, 145 - 170 pounds

Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Red hair, blue eyes. Winget wears eyeglasses.

Details at time of disappearance: Winget was last seen at the Fort Lewis Military Base (now named theĀ  Joint Base Lewis-McChord) in Washington on February 15, 1962. He was a specialist fourth class in the Army National Guard and was participating in hand-over-hand river crossing training on a single-rope bridge six feet over the the Nisqually River.
The soldiers hooked their pistol belts over the rope, but Winget lost his grip, his belt came unbuckled, and he fell into the river. The others came to his aid, but he was swept away and past a safety rope before they could help him. He has never been heard from again and is presumed drowned.


Other case information


Agency in charge: 22nd Military Police Battalion
253-405-6351
Other information: NamUs
Missing Veterans
Washington State Missing Persons Information
Psychic detective links: https://briansprediction.com/missing/



Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated October 17, 2019 date of birth added.