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F.E. Warren Airbase in Cheyenne holds memorial service for two airmen killed in car accident

Senior Airman Yasmin Evans, 90 MSFS & Senior Airman Taylor Ashley, 90 MSOS (photos courtesy of F.E. Warren Air Force Base

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — F.E. Warren held a memorial ceremony today — November 8, 2021 — for two airmen who were killed in an off-duty car accident in Colorado last week.

“This is a horrible loss that impacts many members of our team,” said Col. Catherine Barrington, 90th Missile Wing commander. “As a wing, we will focus on mourning, remembering our friends and healing with our teammates.”

The airmen have been identified as Senior Airman Yasmin Evans, 790th Missile Security Forces Squadron, and Senior Airman Taylor Ashley, 90th Missile Security Operations Squadron. 

“We send our heartfelt condolences to their families, their friends, their units and everyone who loved them. Please take a minute to remember them and please be safe,” airbase officials stated.

The two occupants in the other vehicle were also reported to have been killed in the accident, the airbase stated.

Colorado State Patrol continues to investigate the cause of the incident.