He wanted to become a Navy officer.
'The loss of our sailor is felt deeply by all on board.'
'One sailor was unaccounted for during a command-wide muster.'
Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ian McKnight had been missing since Sept. 6.
The sailor was reported missing on Sunday.
Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana was reported overboard on July 17. Search and rescue efforts ended on July 19.
His fiancé Lexi Posey posted on Facebook that Monday marked the couple's 38-month anniversary. They had planned to get married in April.
The sailor, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, is still listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown.
Four ships are looking for the sailor.
A sailor who hid below decks for seven days on the USS Shiloh, prompting the Navy to think he died … Continued
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