Military, National

U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty

Ensign Sarah Mitchell
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)
Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—July 10, 2018
By: U.S. Fifth Fleet Public Affairs

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.