KUWAIT. (THECOUNT) — The Department of Defense has identified Airman, Major Stephen Khou, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the victim in a fatal on base incident Wednesday at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.

Khou, 36, who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, died in a non-combat related incident at Camp Arifjan in Sabah Al Ahmad, Kuwait.


The deadly incident remains under investigation.

Khou, a Cyberspace Operations Expert, was assigned to the 32nd Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.


Geo quick facts:: Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, bordering Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. Kuwait also shares maritime borders with Iran. Kuwait has a coastal length of approximately 500 km – Wikipedia.