Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet


USS John S. McCain


Navy Committed to Correcting Mistakes that Led to Collisions, Deaths November 2, 2017 — The chief of Naval Operations said the collisions in the Pacific that killed 10 sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald and seven sailors aboard the USS McCain were preventable, and the Navy is committed to correcting the actions that led to the accidents. MORE

Navy Operations Chief 'Devastated' Over McCain Collision August 21, 2017 — The chief of naval operations said he is devastated and heartbroken over the collision involving the destroyer USS John S. McCain, and has ordered a worldwide operational pause as fleet commanders assess practices. MORE