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Dyess Airman deceased

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

A Dyess Air Force Base Airman died in Abilene, Texas in an incident involving the Abilene Police Department on November 30, 2019.

The deceased was Staff Sgt. Ryan Blair, 23, assigned to the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron.

“This is a tragic occurrence for the Dyess community,” said Col. Ed Sumangil, 7th Bomb Wing commander. “We extend our deepest condolences and prayers to Ryan’s family, friends and co-workers as we focus on supporting those affected by his loss.”

Dyess AFB is working with local authorities and the Texas Ranger Division in an ongoing investigation into the incident.

For more information, contact the 7th Bomb Wing Public Affairs office at (325) 696-4820.