Indiana man reported missing from Guam Air Force base

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Alec M. Dye

GUAM (Dec. 2, 2014)– The Guam Fire Department is assisting in looking for a 23-year-old Indiana man reported missing at about 4:45 a.m. Monday.

Alec M. Dye, of Indiana, was deployed to Andersen Air Force base in Guam from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.

Dye went to Decatur Central High School and attended the University of Indianapolis for a year, where he played basketball.

Dye was last seen near Tarague Beach, close to Andersen Air Force base, on Monday morning.

Alec M. Dye

Alec M. Dye

The Guam Police Department Marine Unit, U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five, Guam Fire Rescue, Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor and Coast Guard Cutter Washington are on scene and conducted searches in and around the area on land and sea.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Airman Dye and his family and friends,” said Col. Tyrell Chamberlain, 36th Wing vice commander. “Emergency responders from across the island are continuing to work around the clock to return him to his family and wingmen.”