Top 2 officers of USS John McCain fired, stemming from deadly collision

<p>The U.S. Navy has fired the top two officers of the USS John McCain, saying the deadly collision could have been prevented.</p>

News 12 Staff

Oct 11, 2017, 10:51 AM

Updated 2,423 days ago

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The U.S. Navy has fired the top two officers of the USS John McCain, saying the deadly collision could have been prevented.
Ten sailors, including Dustin Doyon, 26 of Suffield, died back in August near Singapore.
Both Commander Alfredo Sanchez and Commander Jeslie Sanchez have been reassigned.
According to the Navy, it was due to "a lack of confidence."
The navy says both exercised poor judgment and poor leadership of the ship's training program.
The Navy fired the commander of the Japan-based Seventh Fleet shortly after the crash.


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