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Airman dies in vehicle accident

  • Published
  • 43rd Airlift Wing
A Pope Airman died Aug. 28, at about 1:15 a.m., as a result of a vehicle accident on Cedar Creek Road in Southeast Fayetteville, N.C. Airman 1st Class Jeremy Scott Melvin, 21, was an Airfield Management Operations Coordinator with the 43rd Operations Support Squadron.
"We have lost one of our own, and all of Team Pope pays tribute to Airman Melvin's professionalism and selfless service to his country," said Col. James Johnson, 43rd Airlift Wing Commander. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends."
A memorial service, which will include Airman Melvin's family, is being planned. Please make plans to attend.