Air Force member from Hoke County dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense announced Thursday that an Air Force member from Hoke County has died.

Chief Master Sgt. Tresse Z. King, 54, of Raeford, was killed Tuesday in a non-combat related incident at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

She was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and was assigned as squadron superintendent of the 96th Force Support Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

The incident is under investigation.
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