Navy Identifies Sailor Who Died of COVID-Related Complications

US Navy

NORFOLK, Va. — Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 1st Class Ryan L. Crosby, assigned to Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic (EWTGLANT) in Virginia Beach passed away Sept. 19, due to COVID-19 related complications at a local hospital.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of Petty Officer Crosby during this extremely difficult time, and we ask that their privacy be respected,” said EWTGLANT Commander, Col. Christopher Browning.

EWTGLANT Sailors, Marines and civilians are supported by chaplains, mental health specialists, and counselors.

Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms is encouraged to seek medical treatment immediately.

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