FAIRBANKS—A Fort Wainwright soldier was found dead in his barracks room early Saturday morning, according to an Army news release.
Spc. Jason McCall, 24, was found dead by another soldier. He had failed to report for duty on Thursday.
Foul play isn't suspected, but the incident is under investigation, the Army said in its Monday news release. His next of kin has been notified.
McCall was an infantryman assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, which is part of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.
McCall entered the Army in February 2012 from Brevard, North Carolina, and had been stationed in Alaska since June 2012. A memorial service will be held at Fort Wainwright, but details have not been finalized.
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