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Captain Crozier

Posted on AllSides April 6th, 2020

“The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said the ship’s commander, Capt. Brett Crozier, ‘demonstrated extremely poor judgment’ in the middle of a crisis. He said the captain copied too many people on the memo, which was leaked to a California newspaper.” (AP News)

Many on both sides criticize the firing:

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