You Vote: Was the Navy right to fire captain of virus-strickened USS Theodore Roosevelt?
The aircraft carrier's captain was removed after a letter leaked about a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship. Do you agree with the penalty?
April 5, 2020 - 7:16pm
The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook
The Navy has fired Capt. Brett Crozier as the commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, after a letter he wrote about COVID-19 infections on the ship was leaked to the media.
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Cozier broke his chain of command, endangered the ship's crew by potentially alerting the enemy and showed poor judgment when help was already on the way for his ship.
Cozier's sailors applauded him as he left the ship, and he has since been reportedly diagnosed withe the virus.
Here is your chance to weigh in on the dispute.
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