There’s another side to the story of the fired Navy captain

Everyone is up in arms about the fact that the Navy brass fired Captain Brett Crozier, of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, after Crozier complained about people on his ship being infected with COVID-19.  To many people, he was a lone man fighting a hardened bureaucracy on behalf of the men and women in his care.  To others, he was a dangerous malcontent who placed his entire ship at risk by ignoring rules that exist for a reason. The report about Captain Brett Crozier, whose ship, the USS Roosevelt, was docked in Guam, broke like a bomb on March 31.  Here's the Stars and Stripes report on that day: The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt has requested permission to remove most of the aircraft carrier's crew from the ship and isolate roughly 4,000 sailors to help curtail a coronavirus outbreak aboard the vessel. Capt. Brett Crozier wrote in an unaddressed letter Monday to Navy...(Read Full Post)
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