Clallam County Search and Rescue, assisted by Kitsap County Search and Rescue and sailors from the Nimitz, coordinated search efforts for Adams. The 24-year-old was stationed on the USS Nimitz, based in Bremerton, Washington. He was last seen on the morning of May 4, when he left for a day hike.
Clallam County Sheriff's Deputy Brian King said Adams' friends got worried when he didn't meet with them for the planned hike, according to Navy Times. They called police May 7.