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Acting Navy Secretary submits resignation following controversial comments


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 1:58pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly, who fired the commanding officer of a San Diego-based aircraft carrier over his publicized concerns regarding the Navy's response to a COVID-19 outbreak aboard his ship, submitted his resignation today after his controversial address to the ship's crew was made public.

Modly had been under fire since relieving Capt. Brett Crozier of command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, then drew further ire after a recording surfaced Monday of him addressing the crew over the ship's PA system, in which he called Crozier's actions "a betrayal'' and sai...

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