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Fired US Navy captain reportedly emailed his coronavirus warning because he believed his boss would have prevented it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt reportedly believed his dire letter warning of the coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship would not be allowed to be sent by his superiors.
The acting Navy secretary, Thomas Modly, said that Crozier was "panicking" and was flabbergasted by him being "so out of character," he said to the Washington Post.
Modly claimed that he eventually fired Crozier because he "didn't want to get into a decision where the president would feel that he had to intervene."
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US Navy captain fired for raising coronavirus concerns tests positive himself

US Navy captain fired for raising coronavirus concerns tests positive himself

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Brett Crozier dismissed from USS Theodore Roosevelt Defense secretary insists navy leadership behind firing Coronavirus - US updates Coronavirus - global updates See all our coronavirus coverage Brett Crozier, the US Navy captain who was removed from his command this week after he wrote a memo expressing concern for the health of crew members exposed to coronavirus, has himself tested positive, the New York Times first reported. Related: US surgeon general warns of 'Pearl Harbor moment' as Americans face 'hardest week'
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