Acting Navy Secretary Submits Resignation Amid Coronavirus Uproar

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly had created a controversy by firing the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt last week after he had raised concerns about COVID-19.

  • Published 7 April 2020

[template id="240357"] WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted a letter of resignation to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. That's according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss the matter before an official announcement. The official says Modly has also told staff he is quitting. Modly had created a combustible controversy by firing the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt last week, saying Capt. Brett E. Crozier… Read at AP News