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Source: United States Navy Pacific Fleet

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Navy has identified the deceased Sailor assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), who went missing Dec. 10, as Texas native Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Ethan Garrett Goolsby.

Goolsby reported to Theodore Roosevelt in July following initial training as an aviation ordnanceman in Pensacola, Fla., and was promoted to his current rank Sept. 16. He reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019.

The incident remains under investigation.

For more information regarding Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Goolsby, media may contact the U.S. Third Fleet Public Affairs Office at

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