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Navy Secretary Modly Addresses U.S.S. Theodore Crew, Calling Crozier ‘Too Stupid To Be A Commander'

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Organizational turmoil continues to afflict Navy amid coronavirus battle
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The Ousted Captain Who Acted to Save His Crew From the Coronavirus Deserves a Medal

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Trump's Navy secretary is the one who should be fired.
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Acting Navy secretary blasts ousted captain as ‘stupid' over coronavirus letter

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Even after his firing, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has continued to attack Brett Crozier, the former captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, who was ousted after sending a letter raising warning flags about coronavirus aboard the ship. “It was a betrayal. And I can tell you one other thing:...
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'He kind of called us p--ies': Hear the US Navy's top official call a carrier captain 'stupid' to boos from sailors facing a coronavirus outbreak

'He kind of called us p--ies': Hear the US Navy's top official call a carrier captain 'stupid' to boos from sailors facing a coronavirus outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The acting Navy secretary's impassioned 15-minute speech to the sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt was met with dismay and anger.
In an audio recording obtained by Insider, some of the service members were not receptive to his message.
"Yeah, that was uh... It's almost like we got an ass chewing, almost," another person said. "And he kind of called us pussies."
"He was like, 'b-- I said, what I said,'" a different person said.
In a separate recording obtained by Task & Purpose, one person proclaimed during Modly's speech, "What the f--?"
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Acting U.S. Navy Secretary said fired captain of coronavirus-stricken ship may have been ‘stupid'

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly, in a surprise speech aboard a coronavirus-stricken U.S. aircraft carrier, told the crew that their fired captain may have been "stupid," officials told Reuters on Monday.
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