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    Air Force Academy Cadet Dies Suddenly While Walking to Class

    Air Force Academy Cadet Dies Suddenly While Walking to Class

    A cadet at the Academy in Colorado , Colorado, died after suffering a sudden medical emergency while he was heading to class Monday, the service academy announced.

    Cadet 3rd Class Hunter Brown of Lake Charles, Louisiana, died after he “experienced a medical emergency while leaving his dormitory for class,” according to a Tuesday evening news release from the academy. The sophomore was 21 years old.

    “It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness I share with you that we have lost one of our own,” Brig. Gen. Paul D. Moga, commandant of cadets, told students before classes Wednesday. “He leaves behind friends, grieving teammates, a grieving cadet wing, and a devastated family.”

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    The El Paso County Coroner's Office in Colorado Springs did not immediately return a phone call from .com inquiring about the medical emergency that led to Brown's death.

    First responders were called right after Brown suffered his medical emergency and “attempted life saving measures which were ultimately unsuccessful,” according to the news release.

    Brown graduated from the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in May 2021 and joined the Air Force Academy's football team, where he played offensive lineman. He was part of the team's 2021 and 2022 winning seasons.

    “He was a pure joy to coach and have as a teammate,” Troy Calhoun, head…

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