Air Force Academy Shaken By Death Of Cadet

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  1. Luigi59

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    Air Force Academy Shaken By Death Of Cadet

    Sep 16, 2010

    The Air Force Academy mourns one of their own today.

    A cadet at the Academy was found unconscious Wednesday in his dorm room. Paramedics were able to revive him, but he died Thursday morning at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs.

    The Cadet Wing was informed of the death at breakfast formation.

    "The Academy family is deeply saddened by the death of one of our own," Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, Superintendent of the Air Force Academy, said in a press release. "Our Air Force family is grieving this loss, and we are committed to helping the family through this extremely difficult time."

    The Air Force Academy says an initial investigation indicates the cadet may have taken his own life. An official cause and manner of death will be determined pending an autopsy report. Academy personnel and the cadet's family are working on the funeral arrangements.
     
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    This is heartbreaking. My prayers go out to this cadet's family and the Air Force Academy.
     
  3. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Just horrible. Prayers to the cadet's family and friends.
     
  4. Pima

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    Best thoughts and wishes to this cadet's family. No parent should outlive their child.
     
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    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    There is not much one can say after an event like this.

    Prayers and condolences.
     
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    Why the hell do these things happen??? My heart goes out to the cadet and his family...
     

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