The U.S. Navy has completed and released a supplement to its line of duty investigation of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) collision off the coast of Japan June 17. The line of duty investigation supplement is available at the Secretary of the Navy website. This report specifically reviews the crew's damage control activities, the nature and extent of injuries to the crew and efforts to provide medical care to the most critically injured personnel, along with details regarding assistance provided by other vessels. Each of the injuries and deaths occurred in the line of duty and none was due to any member's own misconduct. Links to photographs and videos related to the incident are available on the U.S. Navy website, and more details are available on Military.com.
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