Juan Jose Garcia-Herrera died from injuries suffered in the fall aboard the USS Nimitz, according to Navy officials.
The 21-year-old sailor fell several stories onto the pier from the ship's aircraft elevator.
The top enlisted sailor with a California-based helo squadron was removed over a loss in confidence in his ability to lead.
The elderly electrician collapsed on board as the aircraft carrier underwent maintenance at Naval Air Station North Island.
The Navy is investigating what caused a fuel tank to fall from a utility helicopter while it was on the ground last week.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.