U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty


Story Number: NNS180709-18Release Date: 7/9/2018 5:08:00 PM
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By U.S. Fifth Fleet Public Affairs

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) died from injuries sustained while conducting small boat training July 8.

Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, of Feasterville, Pennsylvania, was medically
evacuated to a hospital in Aqaba, Jordan, and was pronounced dead at 12:45
p.m., local time.

No other Sailors were injured and an investigation is ongoing.

 
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An undated FILE PHOTO of Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, from Feasterville, Penn.
180709-N-NO101-001 WASHINGTON (July 9, 2018) An undated FILE PHOTO of Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, from Feasterville, Penn. Mitchell died from injuries sustained aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DD 109), July 8, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
July 9, 2018
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