More Sadness at USAFA

Discussion in 'Academy/Military News' started by Sledge, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. Sledge

    Sledge Member

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    Just posted by USAFA on Facebook:

    An Air Force Academy cadet has passed away today.

    The cadet was found with injuries in his dorm and emergency medical personnel responded. The cadet was later pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m., by the El Paso County Coroner.

    Notification of next of kin is underway. Department of Defense policy is to withhold the name of the deceased until 24 hours after notification of next of kin.

    “The Academy family is deeply saddened by the death of one of our own. Our heart-felt condolences go out to the family and friends of the cadet. Our Air Force family is grieving this loss, and we are committed to helping the family through this extremely difficult time,” said Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, Air Force Academy Superintendent.

    The incident is under investigation.

    More information will be released as it becomes available.
     
  2. Boozebin

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    Wow sad time thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
     
  3. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    This is a thread under the USAFA forum.
     
  4. Sledge

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    It was posted here first, where I thought it belonged.
     
  5. Dixieland

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    It looks like the thread in the AFA section has been closed.
     
  6. AVT

    AVT USAFA 2015

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    Probably due to speculation and spreading rumors.
     
  7. usna1985

    usna1985 USNA Alumnus

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    Folks,

    The death of a cadet is a very sad and sensitive issue and you never know who may be reading these threads, including friends and family of the cadet involved. Thus, if you want to post about it, please stick to the facts. Discussions of rumors, theories, innuendos and the like are not helpful and can be hurtful to those involved.

    Thank you.

    Your Friendly Mod
     
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  8. NorwichDad

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    That is the right thing to do.
     
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