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US Navy Sailor Killed in Training

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 10, 2018

An undated file photo of Ensign Sarah Mitchell, who died from injuries sustained aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DD 109), July 8, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo)

An undated file photo of Ensign Sarah Mitchell, who died from injuries sustained aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DD 109), July 8, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo)

A U.S. Navy 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, Penn., 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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