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Search area for missing USS John S McCain sailors doubled

Seventh Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Joseph Aucoin removed from his post

The US Navy has removed Seventh Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Joseph Aucoin, who was due to step down next month, after a series of collisions involving its warships in Asia.


THE Singapore-led multi-agency search-and-rescue efforts for the remaining missing sailors of the USS John S McCain incident expanded to a wider area on Wednesday.

The naval vessel had collided with the tanker Alnic MC in Singapore waters on Monday.

The search area...

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