MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — Air Force officials have identified the man who died after an incident in the base pool Wednesday as Kirk D. Althouse.
Althouse, 26, was in Japan to visit his mother, Capt. Nancy Althouse, with the 35th Medical Group, officials said Friday.
Lifeguards pulled an unconscious Althouse from the Himberg Pool and began performing CPR at 3 p.m. Wednesday. He was revived at the base hospital and was transported to the Hachinohe hospital.
The cause of death is pending autopsy and the pool will remain closed until further notice.