An Air Force officer assigned to the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam collapsed while hiking Tuesday and was pronounced dead at Tripler Army Medical Center, the service said this evening.
Capt. Anthony J. Polizzi, 31, a New York native, was assigned to the 15th Maintenance Group. Polizzi is survived by his mother and father.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Capt. Anthony Polizzi,” Col. Dan Dobbels, the 15th Wing commander, said in a release. “Our biggest priority is taking care of his family and supporting his fellow wingmen. I appreciate the outpouring of support from our ohana.”
The cause of the incident is still under investigation.