10 Aug '18, 10am

#BREAKING: Search on for #USSEssex #Marine reported overboard in Sulu Sea

#BREAKING: Search on for #USSEssex #Marine reported overboard in Sulu Sea

A Marine embarked aboard the USS Essex is believed to have gone overboard Friday morning in waters near the Philippines, according to a statement by the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Navy, Marine Corps and Philippine ships and aircraft were searching for the servicemember, who was reported overboard from the amphibious-assault ship at 9:40 a.m. At the time, the Essex was “conducting routine operations in the Sulu Sea,” according to the statement. Search-and-rescue efforts began immediately after the incident was reported, according to the statement. Officials did not release the Marine’s name, but said his or her family has been notified. "It is an all-hands effort to find our missing marine," said Navy Capt. Gerald Olin, commander of Amphibious Squadron One and the on-scene commander of the search-and-rescue efforts. "All of our sailors, marines and available assets abo...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/search-on-for-uss-es...

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