Air National Guardsman Dies

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A Mississippi Air National Guardsman has died while performing duties at the Air-Ground Range at Camp Shelby in south Mississippi.

The National Guard says in a news release that Master Sgt. Kevin L. Johnson of McHenry was pronounced dead Friday at Forrest General Hospital after collapsing at the range. An autopsy has been ordered.

The Guard release says the 51-year-old Johnson was a Navy veteran and member of the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport. He spent 22 years with the Air Guard, serving in numerous positions. He was currently assigned as the Air-Ground Range Non-commissioned Officer at Camp Shelby.