Navy May Reinstate Fired Captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt
Times of San Diego
The Navy may reinstate the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, who was fired after pleading for help with a coronavirus outbreak aboard the San Diego-based nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
The New York Times reported Wednesday that Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael M. Gilday is considering whether to reinstate Capt. Brett E. Crozier, who was removed from command after a letter to top brass was leaked to a San Francisco newspaper.
The Times quoted a spokesperson for Gilday as saying no decision has been made, but the case was under review. President Trump has indicated that he may agree, saying last week the captain “had a bad day.”
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