When investigators confronted him about "inconsistencies about his identity", the man confessed that his real name was William Howard Hughes Jr., and that he deserted the Air Force in 1983, according to the Office of Special Investigations.
Hughes told authorities he was depressed about being in the Air Force and chose to leave, creating a false identity.
Hughes apparently lived in California under the assumed identity of Barry O'Beirne.
Hughes was taken into custody without incident and is at Travis Air Force Base in California awaiting pre-trial confinement, the Air Force said.
U.S. deserters can face a number of charges once they are found, including prison time, being dishonourably discharged and losing pay. But the Air Force never heard from him since he left for Europe.
Interviews with Hughes' friends and associates and inquiries with law enforcement agencies in the USA and overseas failed to locate him, the statement said, and he was formally declared a deserter on December 9, 1983.
The Air Force declared him a deserter on December 9 of that same year.
Hughes was seen in the Albuquerque area withdrawing more than $28,000 from bank accounts, according to the AFOSI news release.
He was seized by air force agents at his California home after being interviewed by officials investigating passport fraud earlier this month.
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