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Navy won’t reinstate COVID-19 hit carrier captain hailed as hero by his crew

Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), gives remarks during an all-hands call on the flight deck, Dec. 15, 2019.Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), gives remarks during an all-hands call on the flight deck

REUTERS, JUNE 19, 2020 In a surprising reversal, Capt. Brett Crozier will not be reinstated as commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Navy will not reinstate Captain Brett Crozier after finding fault with his response to the outbreak of the coronavirus aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and is also putting an admiral’s promotion on …

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U.S. Navy Suffering from ‘Failure in Leadership,’ Says Trump Nominee to Lead It

Kenneth Braithwaite, nominated for Secretary of the Navy, testifies

Reuters, May 8, 2020 If nominated, Kenneth Braithwaite would be the fourth civilian to lead the Navy in about five months By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON for Reuters – The handling of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier was just another example of a “failure in leadership” in the Navy in recent years, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead …

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Navy Recommends That Carrier’s Ousted Captain Be Reinstated

Man in leather jacket standing giving speech.

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 24, 2020 Defense Secretary Esper hasn’t made a decision after briefing | Crozier had pleaded with Navy to not let sailors die of virus By Anthony Capaccio and Glen Carey for Bloomberg – Navy officials are recommending that the ousted captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt be returned to command of the aircraft carrier hit hard by the coronavirus, though Defense …

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BREAKING: Navy Sec. Thomas Modly submits resignation

Photo: Acting Secretary of the Navy, Thomas Modly

PortandTerminal.com, April 7, 2020 UPDATE (APR 7 @ 05:00 AST): Associated Press is reporting that Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Modly is also reported to have told staff he is quitting. WASHINGTON – There are growing calls being made by lawmakers, service people and citizens to dismiss acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly following the …

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‘Shut the F*** up’ sailor yells at Modly as he blasts Capt. Crozier as “stupid/naive”

Thomas Modly, President Trump's acting Navy secretary, told sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt that their fired captain was 'naive' and 'stupid'

PortandTerminal.com, April 6, 2020 GUAM – It was never going to be an easy speech to deliver. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly flew to Guam, where the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt is docked while 5,000 of its crew members get tested following a coronavirus outbreak on the vessel. More than 150 have tested positive already. Modly’s mission was to explain …

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