HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska –A U.S. Army Alaska Soldier was found dead in his barracks room early June 26.
Spc. Jason L. McCall, 24, was found dead by another Soldier after he failed to report for duty Thursday. Fort Wainwright Emergency Services pronounced McCall deceased at 7:09 a.m.
McCall was a infantryman assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, part of U.S. Army Alaska’s 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. He entered the Army in February 2012 from Brevard, N.C., attended basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., and arrived in Alaska in June 2012.
The incident is under investigation. Foul play is not suspected.
The next of kin have been notified.
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