The Defense Department has established 24-hour telephone numbers for relatives and friends of service members to obtain general information concerning casualties in the Persian Gulf War.

For general information:

Army 1-800-626-1440.

Air Force 1-800-253-9276.

Navy 1-800-732-1206.

Immediate family members only:

Navy 1-800-255-3808.

Marine Corps 1-800-523-2694.

Coast Guard 1-800-367-8724.

Here are the names of U.S. troops the Pentagon is listing as missing in action in the Persian Gulf:

Marine Lt. Col. Clifford M. Acree, 39, Oceanside, Calif.

Navy Lt. William T. Costen, 27, St. Louis.

Air Force Col. David W. Eberly, 43, Goldsboro, N.C.

Air Force Maj. Thomas E. Griffith, 34.

Air Force Maj. Donnie R. Holland, 42, Bastrop, La.

Marine Chief Warrant Officer Guy L. Hunter, 46, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Air Force Maj. Thomas F. Koritz, 37, Rochelle, Ill.

Air Force Capt. Harry M. Roberts, 30.

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Michael Scott Speicher, 33, Jacksonville, Fla.

Air Force Maj. Jeffrey Scott Tice, 35.

Navy Lt. Robert Wetzel, 30, Virginia Beach.

Navy Lt. Jeffrey N. Zaun, 28, Cherry Hill, N.J.

Not on the Pentagon list, but said by family members to be reported missing:

Navy Lt. Charlie Turner, 29, Minneapolis.