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He helmed the destroyer for less than two years.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak died in 2018 on board the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush
The duo were arrested near her duty station at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California.
The three-judge panel ruled there was not evidence beyond a reasonable doubt to prove the allegation.
The vessel initially failed to respond to the guided-missile destroyer's five short blasts, according to U.S. 5th Fleet.
In a message last month to the fleet, the Acting SECNAV pushed for a renewed sense of urgency to deploy the carrier.
The vow came in the wake of the lethal Jan. 3 U.S. drone strike in Baghdad.
He made E-8 nine days before criminal charges were preferred against him, according to Navy records.
It’s the third Class A aviation mishap since the new federal fiscal year began on Oct. 1.
It's at least the second blaze to break out on a minesweeper since March.