Airman found dead on base

Andersen Air Force Base (PNC file photo)

An Airman at Andersen Air Force Base was found “unresponsive” in their base quarters on Wednesday afternoon.

A release from AAFB Media Operations SSgt Divine Cox said that the airman was found at 3:24 p.m. and “later pronounced deceased.”

SSgt Cox said the Airman’s name is being withheld until 24 hours after the next of kin have been notified, in accordance with U.S. Air Force policy,

The cause of death is under investigation. No further details were provided.

Chaplains, mental health professionals and counselors have been made available  to assist those in need, said SSgt Cox.