For the fifth time since May, Shaw Air Force Base is mourning the death of one of its airmen. The most recent death is the third suicide, the Sumter County Coroner's Office confirmed Thursday.

"We lost another airman yesterday. Here we are again. I can't believe it," Col. Derek O'Malley, 20th Fighter Wing commander, said on a Facebook post. "... We lost another one of our own."

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A senior airman stationed at South Carolina's Shaw Air Force Base died Saturday — the third death of a Shaw airman in two weeks, according to officials.

Senior Airman Aaron Hall, 30, died Saturday morning from health complications at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, according to a release Sunday morning from Shaw Air Force Base. Information on a specific cause of death was unavailable.

"Aaron was more than just our coworker, he was our teammate and our friend," Maj. Jake Schillinger, 20th CMS commander, said in the release. "As you can imagine, this has been a heartbreaking week for the 20th CMS. We are grieving alongside all those who loved and cherished Aaron."

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