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.
During an unannounced visit to the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly tried justifying to its catcalling crew members his sacking of their skipper.
Responding to a scathing critique from the commander of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, Navy officials were on the defensive at a Pentagon news conference.