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Reports: 2 Afghan nationals in training at Air Force base in Georgia reported missing

Two Afghan nationals being trained at an Air Force base in Georgia have been reported missing.

Citing a news release from Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, news media outlets are reporting that the two men did not show up for work Monday.

A person who answered the telephone at the base Tuesday night said all media representatives were busy and unable to speak to a reporter.

AJC.com http://on-ajc.com/1OgWDuA quotes the release as saying that the two men had been assigned for training with the 81st Fighter Squadron since February. According to the newspaper, the squadron eventually will train a total of 30 Afghan pilots.

News reports quote the release as saying that the men "have trained alongside American counterparts for the entirety of 2015 and do not pose any apparent threat."