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USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
May 10, 2018
USS Fitzgerald Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
Junior officer admits dereliction of duty in court martial plea deal.
USS Fitzgerald Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> and USS <i>John S. McCain</i> Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
January 18, 2018
USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
Five officers may be tried for dereliction, hazarding a vessel, and negligent homicide.
USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
December 20, 2017
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
Chief of Naval Operations gives special encouragement to beleaguered Seventh Fleet.
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
December 18, 2017
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
Accidents involving two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in 2017 will have serious consequences.
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
November 28, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
The destroyer’s hull was punctured while loading onto a heavy lift ship for transport to United States for repairs.
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS <i>Fitzgerald</i>
November 13, 2017
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
Poor judgement, neglect of procedures preceded deadly collision.
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
USS <i>John S. McCain</i>  Returning to Japan to be Repaired
October 05, 2017
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
Damaged U.S. destroyer departed Singapore for U.S. base in Yokosuka.
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
September 26, 2017
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
New policies and new commanders while collision investigations continue.
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
September 12, 2017
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
Japan-based ships lack same training and readiness standards as U.S.-based.
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
August 21, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
Preliminary report reveals actions of sailors to escape, control flooding.
USS Fitzgerald Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
The Crash of the USS <i>Fitzgerald</i>: What Happened and What Comes Next?
June 20, 2017
The Crash of the USS Fitzgerald: What Happened and What Comes Next?
Japan-based destroyer suffers massive damage, highlights dangers of operating at sea.
The Crash of the USS Fitzgerald: What Happened and What Comes Next?
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