Brett Crozier was initially recommended to retain command of an aircraft carrier after being removed for protesting the Navy's response to the virus on the ship. The Navy now says he won't go back.
They had been thought to be cleared of the virus, which infected hundreds of crew members on the U.S. aircraft carrier in recent weeks. The sailors are receiving medical support on Naval Base Guam.
The acting Navy secretary says unanswered questions remain, after an initial probe into the removal of Capt. Brett Crozier from command of the coronavirus-infected USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Three weeks after Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of a coronavirus-infected aircraft carrier by a Navy official who has since resigned, top Navy brass want him back on his ship.
As Capt. Brett Crozier, infected with the coronavirus, remains in Guam after being sacked from his command of the aircraft carrier, defense officials say his reinstatement is "not off the table."
First it was his sacking of Capt. Brett Crozier last week; then it was a diatribe he delivered aboard the USS Roosevelt on Monday morning. Now acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out.
A highly critical letter from Capt. Brett Crozier that was leaked to the media cost him his command of the coronavirus-infected USS Roosevelt. Now the man who fired him says he's not being discharged.
Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier after a highly critical letter he wrote to his superiors went public.