Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter County, SC
Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Shaw Air Force Base says an airman found dead Friday committed suicide.
Senior Airman Alyssa A. Deveny, 21, had been stationed at Shaw since March of 2010.
WLTX does not normally report on suicides, but in this case we've decided to report it because of the increase in suicides at military bases over the past several years.
There is a Midlands organization that is working to help combat veterans. Hidden Wounds provides physchological health services and emergency counseling. You can find information on them at Hidden Wounds.org or by calling 1-888-4HW-Hero.