The U.S. Navy announced the death in Bahrain, the commander of the Fifth fleet

© Photo : U. S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th FleetКомандующий the Fifth fleet of the US Navy Scott Sterne. Archive photoThe U.S. Navy announced the death in Bahrain, the commander of the Fifth fleet© Photo : U. S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet

In Bahrain, was found dead, the commander of the Fifth fleet of naval forces of the United States Vice Admiral Scott Sterne. This is evidenced by the official Twitter account of the United States Navy.

«The commander of the Fifth fleet of the U.S. Navy in Bahrain, Vice Admiral Scott Stirn was found dead at his residence in Bahrain on 1 December 2018», — stated in the message.

#BREAKING

🔉MT @CNORichardson: Team, it’s my sad duty to inform you that today @secnav76 and I were informed that Vice Adm. Scott Stearney, commander of our @US5thFleet in Bahrain, was found deceased in his residence in Bahrain today. pic.twitter.com/vuw86W0fxh

— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) December 1, 2018.

The criminal investigation service of the naval forces and the interior Ministry of Bahrain are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Vice-Admiral.

To date, there is no reason to believe that Stirni was killed intentionally.

Vice Admiral Scott Stirn was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1982 he graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, after which he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He later received a master’s degree in national resource strategy at the national defense University of the United States.

As part of the American troops Sterni he served in Kabul as the chief of staff of joint task group in Afghanistan and was promoted to Director of the U.S. Central command. In may of this year Strini was appointed commander of the Fifth fleet of the U.S. Navy. In total he served in the us army for 36 years.

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