Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

Aug. 5, 2021

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Chief Master Sergeant Tresse Z. King, 54, of Raeford, North Carolina, died Aug. 3 2021, in a non-combat related incident at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The incident is under investigation.

She was assigned as squadron superintendent of the 96th Force Support Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

For more information, media may contact the 96th Test Wing Public Affairs Office at 850-882-3649.