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Ousted Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's trip to USS Roosevelt in Guam cost more than $243,000

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Former Acting US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly flew 35 hours from Washington, DC, to Guam over the weekend to speak to sailors aboard the coronavirus-stricken USS Roosevelt.
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Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000

Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The former acting Navy secretary's trip out to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt to bash the captain to the crew cost taxpayers $243,000, USA Today first reported.
The 35-hour flight aboard an executive jet cost $6,946.19 per hour, bringing the exact total to $243,151.65.
A Navy official confirmed to Insider that the cost figure for the trip, which ultimately cost the Navy chief his job, is accurate.
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