The American sailor was onboard the KNM Helge Ingstad as part of an exchange program when it collided with an oil tanker.
The four elite service members are accused of strangling Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar last year in Mali.
Two young men on opposite sides of the border wonder what happens next.
The diplomatic post has been vacant throughout Trump’s presidency.
The mission continues despite questions about its necessity.
The mission has been derided by critics as a politically motivated use of the U.S. military.
President’s election-eve move is criticized as “wasteful.”
Tyndall Air Force Base was ravaged by Hurricane Michael on Oct. 10.
The operation could jeopardize the defense secretary’s efforts to shield the military from the political divisions gripping the country.
Chapman died in a 2002 battle in Afghanistan, and received the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Air Force investigation.