WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The Department of Defense has identified an airman who died Thursday while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Southwest Asia.
Officials have not released an exact cause of death. The incident is currently under investigation.
Lt. Col. Jackson, of Lansing, Mich., was assigned to the 194th Wing, Camp Murray, Washington National Guard.
Operation Inherent Resolve aims to use airstrikes to defeat the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The campaign began August 8, 2014.