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Cadet 2nd Class Stephen Williams was killed in a single-car accident on the Air Force Academy Dec. 11, 2011. Williams was assigned to Cadet Squadron 20. He was a manager for the Air Force Falcons football team and majored in systems engineering management. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Academy cadet killed in on-base car accident

Posted 12/13/2011   Updated 12/13/2011 Email story   Print story

    

12/13/2011 - U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- An Air Force Academy cadet assigned to Cadet Squadron 20 was killed in a single-car accident on Academy Drive on Dec. 10.

Cadet 2nd Class Stephen Williams was a manager for the Air Force Falcons football team and a systems engineering management major.

"Our Air Force Academy family suffered a tragic loss over the weekend," Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Richard Clark said Dec. 12. "That Stephen's death occurred on the eve of the holidays makes this an even greater tragedy. Please keep Stephen's family, friends and wingmen in your thoughts."

The cause of the accident is under investigation.



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12/23/2011 3:16:13 PM ET
As a member of the 20th Squadron when it was first formed my sincere condolences go out to the cadet wing all past and current members of the Troll family. This is a tragic loss and I pray for understanding and healing in its wake. Class of 1963 Secretary.
Preston H Davis, Beavercreek OH
 
12/15/2011 9:07:19 PM ET
We are so sorry and sad to hear that another member of Squadron 20 and another football manager as well has passed. Please know that we are thinking of and praying for the Trolls and Cadet Williams and his family.
Henning Family, Illinois
 
12/15/2011 6:05:10 PM ET
Stephen will be missed by his Air Force family. My prayers are with his family during this time of overwhelming loss.
Charles Workman, Parma OH
 
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