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Shaw Air Force Base airman passes due to health complications

Release Number: 010619

Senior Airman Aaron Hall, assigned to the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron passed away from health complications June 1, 2019, at approximately 8:47 a.m. at Richland Memorial Hospital Columbia, South Carolina.

The 30-year-old Airman served as a 20th CMS electronic warfare systems journeyman, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force July 21, 2015. Hall had been stationed at Shaw AFB since March 1, 2018.

"Aaron was more than just our coworker; he was our teammate and our friend," said Maj. Jake Schillinger, 20th CMS commander. "Each of us is feeling the hurt that comes along with such a painful loss. Aaron was the type of Airman who lit up every room he entered with his smile and positive approach to life. He carried such a presence in our squadron, and his absence will not go without a great deal of anguish in the coming days, weeks and months. Ash you can imagine, this has been a heartbreaking week for the 20th CMS. We are grieving alongside all those who loved and cherished Aaron."

Queries can be directed to the 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at 20FWPublicAffairs@us.af.mil or 803-895-2019.