Misawa Airman found deceased in on-base residence
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- A Misawa Air Base member was found unresponsive in an on-base residence and declared dead Thursday morning.
"Every person on this base plays a vital role in our lives, personally and professionally. Losing one of our own makes Misawa hurt in ways I cannot describe," said Col. R. Scott Jobe, 35th Fighter Wing commander. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and coworkers."
The incident is under investigation; further details will be released as they become available.
The identity of the individual is being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin has been notified.