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TG 41- 7 Divisions (251-256 & 941)
Graduated Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Seventy-five years after two torpedoes fired from a Japanese submarine sunk cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), the ship’s wreckage was found resting on the seafloor on Saturday – more than 18,000 feet below the Pacific Ocean’s surface.
The following are a timeline of the events surrounding the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) and ACX Crystal on June 17, 2017.
Sailors had less than a minute to escape as seawater blasted through a massive hole in the destroyer Fitzgerald after a container ship struck its starboard side on June 17, according to a Navy report released Thursday.
The Navy announced Wednesday that the seven Sailors who died aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), were posthumously advanced to their next rank.
The oldest aircraft carrier in the fleet will spend at least a few more days deployed this year.
Two months into her latest deployment and less than two weeks after entering the Persian Gulf, word has come that the Nimitz will be extended to continue the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot assigned to the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) is safe after an emergency landing at the Bahrain International Airport on Saturday, U.S. Navy 5th Fleet said.
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