Updated December 7, 2015: The search for Mr Buckman has ended. Family has reported that Kurt Michael Buckman was located safe on December 5, 2015.
Kurt Michael Buckman is a U.S. Marine who was last seen leaving Camp Pendleton, California on August 15, 2015 for lunch. Kurt Buckman’s vehicle, a 2014 Ford Escape was found by cleaning crews in the parking lot of a rest stop off I-15 near Dubois, Idaho. The cleaning crews alerted the Clark County Sheriffs Department and a review of security camera footage of the location where the vehicle was found shows Kurt Buckman removing items from his vehicle and moving them to a location that was not covered by the cameras. It is thought that Kurt Buckman may have left the rest area by hitching a ride. Clark County Sheriff Bart May said Kurt Michael Buckman is currently being reported as Absent Without Leave (AWOL) from the United States Marine Corps.
Kurt Michael Buckman is 21 years old as of the date he went missing in August 2015. Kurt Buckman is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds. Kurt Buckman has brown hair and blue eyes. Kurt Buckman has a tattoo in the shape of the state of Vermont on the top left of his chest.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Kurt Michael Buckman, contact the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department at 858-974-2420