Airman found dead at Andersen Air Force Base

Airman 1st Class C.J. Rastetter, 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-52 Stratofortress March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. conducts continuous bomber presence operations as part of a routine, forward deployed, global strike capability supporting regional security and our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released)
36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-52 Stratofortress March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. conducts continuous bomber presence operations as part of a routine, forward deployed, global strike capability supporting regional security and our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released)


An active-duty airman has been found dead at Andersen Air Force Base on Monday.

According to an Air Force statement, 36th Security Forces were notified of the death at the base which is located in Guam.

The cause of death is still under investigation and further details about the Airman’s identity will not be released until the next-of-kin has been notified.

The airman was assigned to the 36th Wing and is believed to have died in private quarters, according to Stripes.

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