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5 more San Diego shipboard sailors test positive for COVID-19 as Navy stops naming infected ships
The 5 sailors, who tested positive on Saturday, are in isolation off-ship. The Navy is no longer naming the ships with positive tests, the fleet announced Friday.
The coronavirus has spread to 3 sailors aboard 3 different Navy warships
Three sailors from the USS Boxer, the USS Ralph Johnson, and the USS Coronado are in isolation at home, as are individuals identified as having had close contact with them
After discovering a sailor with coronavirus, the Navy crowded dozens into one room
It wasn’t a surprise when the U.S. Navy announced Sunday that the fast-spreading coronavirus had made its way on board one of its ships, infecting a sailor on the USS Boxer, docked in San Diego. But what happened next raises questions about how the Navy will respond to the virus within the tight quarters of its seabound vessels
The Navy has its first case of coronavirus aboard a warship
A U.S. sailor aboard a warship ship tested positive for the coronavirus for the first time, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday, as it disclosed the case of a person assigned to an amphibious assault ship at port in San Diego
A Marine flattop sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle on its flight deck to fend off Iranian gunboats
Marines embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer recently sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle strapped to the flight deck, ready to fight off drones and Iranian gunboats
Marines may have bagged a second Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz
The head of U.S. Central Command revealed on Tuesday that a second Iranian drone was likely downed after it approached the USS Boxer.
USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone as the US and Iran edge closer to conflict
"This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters," President Donald Trump said on Thursday