Members of the US Air Force Academy are mourning the loss of one of their own.
Hunter Brown—a Cadet and member of the Academy’s Falcon football team—died after suffering an “unnamed emergency” on his way to class Jan. 9. He was 21 years old.
Per a statement released by the Academyfirst responders were called and attempted life-saving measures, but they were unsuccessful.
Brown intends to major in management and minor in French, with the athlete graduating from the US Air Force Academy Preparatory School in May 2021. He also achieved back-to-back winning seasons with the Falcons. football team in 2021 and 2022.
After his death, the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, Lt. gen. Richard M. Clarkremembered Brown as “highly respected by his squadron.”
“The entire US Air Force Academy mourns his loss,” Clark shared in a statement. “And our hearts and condolences go out to his family, his squadron, and everyone touched by this amazing young man.”