Wednesday, August 23
plans to the US Navy, Wednesday, isolate the US Navy commander in the Pacific, Joseph O'Quinn, against the backdrop of the American destroyer collision "John McCain SS" with an oil tanker near Singapore , which caused the loss of 10 sailors and wounding five others.
The newspaper "The Wall Street Journal , " referring to US officials, said that O'Quinn Seventh Fleet , who lives in the city of Yokosuka , the Japanese commander will isolate from driving today, due to 4 collision incidents since last January , including two Tsadman fell dead.
The US Seventh Fleet announces the loss of ten sailors in a sea collision east of Singapore
Joint Operations: There is no exclusion or prohibition against any commander of military operations
Okwen was to leave office in September to reach retirement age, but he will be dismissed for reasons of loss of confidence, the paper said.
At the same time, he has not yet been charged with any specific charges relating to these incidents.
The US Navy announced late Monday that it would suspend its operations around the world after a collision in eastern Singapore killed 10 sailors and injured five others.
In June, the Fitzgerald hit a Philippine container ship, killing seven US sailors. Since January, similar incidents have occurred without injuries.