Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the head of the Navy’s 7th Fleet, was relieved of command Wednesday in the wake of a string of accidents across the Pacific involving Navy ships. The search for the missing USS John S. McCain sailors continued Wednesday.

5 missing sailors identified as search continues for McCain survivors

The Navy has not released the names of the 10 missing USS John S. McCain sailors, but five among the missing have been identified by their families. The search continues aboard the ship and at sea, but already a number of bodies have been found.

Mississippi shipyard to fix USS Fitzgerald hit in June collision

The USS Fitzgerald, damaged in a June 17 collision with a container ship, will be transported to Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. The Navy says it will hire a ship to carry the ship from Yokosuka, Japan, where it's currently dry-docked.

Navy rescues pilot ejected from jet off San Diego coast

The Navy says a civilian contractor ejected from a Hawker Hunter Tuesday afternoon about 100 miles off the coast of Point Loma. The pilot was picked up by a helicopter from the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Sepsis caused sailor’s death last fall aboard USS Ronald Reagan, Navy says

The Navy says sepsis was to blame for a USS Ronald Reagan sailor’s abrupt death last fall during a patrol in the Yellow Sea.

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