NORFOLK, Va. (WRIC) – The Navy has identified a sailor who was reported missing over the weekend from the Virginia-based USS Carter Hall.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Machado disappeared Saturday from the dock landing ship.
Machado, of California, enlisted in 2013. She reported to the Carter Hall in May 2014.
Officials say the Navy, assisted by the Coast Guard, searched for Machado for about 72 hours in an area off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, before suspending the search Tuesday afternoon.