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OceanGate CEO Explains Why He Didn't Want to Hire Experienced 'Ex-Military Submariners'

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2023
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In video being shared on social media, OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush, who is aboard the missing vessel, explains why the company didn’t want to hire experienced sub operators. 

"When I started the business, one of the things you'll find, there are other sub-operators out there but they typically have gentleman who are ex-military submariners and you'll see a whole bunch of 50-year-old white guys," Rush told Teledyne Marine in a Zoom interview. 
"I wanted our team to be younger, to be inspirational and I'm not going to inspire a...

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