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FILE - In this June 3, 1969 file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, helicopters from the U.S. Navy carrier Kearsarge hover in a search area over the stern section of the U.S. Navy destroyer Frank E. Evans, foreground left, after the ship was cut in half in a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne of the Royal Australian Navy during joint maneuvers in the South China Sea. Seventy-four sailors died but the Pentagon has rejected a longstanding request from survivors of the disaster to add the names of their fallen comrades to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., saying the accident occurred outside the Vietnam combat zone. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, File)

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Retired Rear Adm. Patrick Lorge (U.S. Navy)

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In this Dec. 3, 2008, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Edward Lin, a native of Taiwan, speaks in the U.S. The U.S. military has charged Lin with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan. Lt. Cmdr. Stephanie Turo, a Navy spokeswoman, confirmed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the espionage trial in Norfolk will begin Thursday. (Sarah Murphy/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Friday, April 28, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), foreground, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), center, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) transit the Philippine Sea as they accompany the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) for the ongoing joint exercises. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, center, leads the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain, right front, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Atago-class guided-missile destroyer JS Ashigara, left front, and the JMSDF Murasame-class destroyer JS Samidare during a transit of the Philippine Sea toward the Korean Peninsula for an exercise with South Korea. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this April 23, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. The aircraft carrier will be heading toward the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the western Pacific. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan is greeted as it arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the western Pacific. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford/U.S. Navy via AP)

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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, approaches Busan port in Busan, South Korea, to participate in an annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States. The American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean peninsula is conducting a joint exercise with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea. A U.S. Navy news release says that two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson carrier and two other U.S warships on Sunday, April 23, 2017, as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean. (Jo Jung-ho/Yonhap via AP, File)

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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, released by the U.S. Navy, Petty Officer 3rd Class DonPaul Mitchell, left, assigned to the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, instructs Ensign Tabitha Strobel, Georgia's main propulsion assistant, in a trainer at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia. With women now serving on submarines, future subs are being built to specifically accommodate gender differences including height, reach and strength. The first vessel built with some of the new features is expected to be delivered in 2021. (James Kimber/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2012, file photo, released by the U.S. Navy, Lt j.g. Marquette Leveque, left, and Lt. j.g. Kyle McFadden, both of the USS Wyoming, receive their pins to indicate that they're qualified to serve on submarines in a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia. With women now serving on submarines, future subs are being built to specifically accommodate gender differences including height, reach and strength. The first vessel built with some of the new features is expected to be delivered in 2021. (James Kimber/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, pilots perform pre-flight procedures in T-45C Goshawks from Training Air Wing One on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington docked in Norfolk, Va. A fleet of U.S. Navy training jets will fly again after oxygen problems grounded the planes for more than a week. Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker said in a statement Saturday, April 15, 2017, that T-45C aircraft will resume flights as early as Monday. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Mai/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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Illustration on the pregnancy problem in the U.S. Navy by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors conduct flight operations on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck in April 8, 2017. The Trump administration deployed an aircraft carrier to the region this week in a show of force that also could expose American weakness. If the North proceeds with a ballistic missile or nuclear test and the U.S. does nothing in response, America’s deterrence will appear diminished. The USS Carl Vinson is steaming to waters off the Korean Peninsula as anticipation mounts that Kim Jong Un will stage another weapons test around the anniversary of the nation’s founder on Saturday.(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Brown/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Dec. 10, 2016 photo, pilots perform pre-flight procedures in T-45C Goshawks from Training Air Wing One on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington docked in Norfolk, Va. The U.S. Navy continues to ground a fleet of training jets because of a spike in problems with their oxygen breathing systems. Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker wrote in a Navy blog post Sunday, April 9, 2017, that instructor pilots have raised concerns over potential "physiological episodes" in the cockpit. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Mai/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this Friday, April 7, 2017, file image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a Tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea as the United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for a gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians earlier in the week. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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FILE - In this file image provided on Friday, April 7, 2017 by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea. The U.S. missile attack has caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas in central, northern and southern Syria. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile Friday, April 7, 2017, from the Mediterranean Sea. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/U.S. Navy via AP)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)