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Kunsan Airman death

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A U.S. Air Force master sergeant assigned to the 8th Maintenance Squadron died at approximately 10:30 a.m., June 19.

Master Sgt. Eric J. Collins' cause of death is still under investigation, but additional information will be released as it becomes available.

"Our deepest condolences go out the family, friends and coworkers of Master Sgt. Collins," said Col. Kenneth Ekman, 8th Fighter Wing commander. "This is a sad time for all of us. Losing a member of the Wolf Pack impacts us all, and I would ask everyone to reach out and support one another during these tough times."

Please remember to respect the privacy of those involved as we gather details about the incident. Direct all questions to the 8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at DSN 315-782-4705/1497 or 063-470-4705/1497.