22-year-old Nampa Airman found dead in Alaska

22-year-old Nampa Airman found dead in Alaska
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KBOI) -- A Nampa Airman was found dead by Anchorage Police Tuesday.

Military officials say Staff Sgt. Tanner Allen Volkers, a 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, was found at the Basher Trail Head. Officials have yet to declare a cause of death and are currently investigating.

Volkers has been stationed in Alaska since January 2010.

"On behalf of all the Arctic Warriors, I want to express my deepest condolences for the loss of Staff Sgt. Tanner Volkers," said Col. Brian P. Duffy, JBER and 673rd Air Base Wing commander. "Our thoughts and sympathies are with the Volkers' family, friends and the JBER community during this tragic loss."