Kadena Air Base is home to the 18th Wing in Okinawa, Japan. CARLOS VAZQUEZ/STARS AND STRIPES
Kadena Air Base is home to the 18th Wing in Okinawa, Japan. CARLOS VAZQUEZ/STARS AND STRIPES

Another Kadena-based airman found dead inside home on Okinawa

by Aya Ichihashi
Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — An airman assigned to the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base was found dead Monday in his residence outside the installation in Japan’s southern island prefecture.

Other information, including the servicemember’s name and unit, was not available Tuesday.

“Details surrounding the death are under investigation,” Kadena officials said in a statement Monday evening. “The 18th Wing’s priority is notifying the Airman’s family members and ensuring members of the affected unit are directed to the appropriate helping agencies as needed.”

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