Update: Soldier has been found - For Immediate Release - Missing Soldier

April 5, 2024


Update: Soldier has been found. Read the full release here.

After multiple attempts to contact Staff Sgt. Lane, he was reported absent without leave (AWOL) on June 29th after failing to report for duty on June 29th.

Staff Sgt. Lane, CH-47 helicopter repairer, is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Brigade).

The Army’s Department of Emergency Services (DES) and the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) are currently investigating the incident along with local law enforcement.

The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade’s number one concern is the health and safety of our Soldiers. Staff Sgt. Lane’s unit has tried multiple times to determine his whereabouts and make contact with him; however, all attempts have been unsuccessful.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Staff Sgt. Lane, please contact Ansbach Criminal Investigative Division (CID) at +49 9802-83-3855 or submit information through the CID online portal https://www.cid.army.mil/Submit-a-Tip/.

Please direct all media inquiries to victorymedia@army.mil

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