Navy Safety Command

FILE - In this June 18, 2017, file photo, the damaged USS Fitzgerald is docked at the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after colliding with Philippine-flagged container ship ACX Crystal off Japan.  On June 17, 2017, seven sailors died after a container ship collided with the USS Fitzgerald guided-missile destroyer off Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Navy Safety Command will use surprise inspections, stand down authority to prevent future accidents

The newly elevated command is working with service leaders to bolster risk mitigation.

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