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Air Force member from JBSA-Lackland dies

Victim identified as Capt. Cory P. Waite,

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SAN ANTONIOUpdated Wednesday:

The victim was identified as Air Force Capt. Cory P. Waite, 29.

"We are all deeply saddened by the loss of Capt. Waite," said 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio Commander Brig. Gen. Laura Lenderman. "We extend our sincerest condolences to his family as well as his friends and colleagues of the 502 OSS who worked closely with him.  His loss will be felt by many throughout his unit and the installation."

A cause of death has not been released.

Original story:

An active-duty Air Force member from the 502d Air Base Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was found dead late Monday night.

According to a news release, the victim was found unresponsive at a residence off base.

The service member was transported to San Antonio Military Medical Center early Tuesday and was pronounced dead on arrival, Air Force officials said.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

The incident is under investigation.


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