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Efforts to combat fatigue among ship crews are falling short, according to the Government Accountability Office.
The effect of such manning shortages became apparent following two ship collisions that killed 17 sailors in 2017.
Crew fatigue played a role in two fatal 2017 ship collisions that killed 17 sailors.
The plan for new sleep guidelines was included in an array of other reforms announced by Naval Surface Force commander Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden.