Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. was formally declared a deserter by the Air Force on Dec. 9, 1983. He was apprehended June 6, 2018, by Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agents and is awaiting pretrial confinement at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. was formally declared a deserter by the Air Force on Dec. 9, 1983. He was apprehended June 6, 2018, by Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agents and is awaiting pretrial confinement at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.