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The search for a Schriever Air Force Base officer missing for two days after climbing two 14ers ended Saturday when a rescue helicopter spotted the body of Lt. Col. Dan Wallick.

His body couldn't be rescued until Sunday because of bad weather and rugged terrain in the high country north of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in southern Colorado, said Custer County Search and Rescue in a news release.

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Officials at Schriever Air Force Base are investigating whether a master sergeant stationed there participated in a white nationalist group after his identity was exposed by Colorado Springs activists.

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Schriever Air Force Base on the plains east of Colorado Springs has always been a place of mystery.

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Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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