Search Continues For USS Boxer Sailor Missing At Sea


U.S. Navy aircraft and ships continue the search for the missing Sailor from amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26.

The Sailor’s next of kin have been contacted by the Navy; the Sailor’s name will not be released while the search is ongoing.

The surface search is being conducted by guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68), guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and Boxer. Aerial searches continue, and have included aircraft from aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, (CVN 76) Boxer and Anzio, as well as a P-3 maritime patrol aircraft.


Source: navy, July 29, 2011;