Navy Inquiry Faults Two Top Officers Aboard Roosevelt for Handling of Virus

The Navy will not restore Capt. Brett E. Crozier to command of the nuclear-powered carrier, and the promotion of his boss will be put on hold.

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The Commander in Chief’s Following Wanes

Trump started his term with strong support in America’s armed forces. But the respect the president typically gets from the military has cooled.

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Aircraft Carrier Fought the Virus For Weeks. Now It’s Back Aboard.

A sailor infected with the coronavirus was quickly whisked off the ship, which is docked in Guam as Navy officials prepare for the vessel to deploy.

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Virus Concerns Flare Up Again on Stricken Carrier Roosevelt

For the second time in about a month, the Navy is weighing crew safety against war readiness aboard the Theodore Roosevelt.

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An Accidental Navy Chief Steers His Service Through a Storm

Adm. Michael M. Gilday appears determined that his recommendations on the Roosevelt case will be made based on Navy principles and not on fears of what the White House might want.

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Navy Secretary Orders Deeper Inquiry Into Virus-Stricken Ship

The investigation delays a decision on whether to reinstate the captain of the aircraft carrier Roosevelt, Brett E. Crozier, who has assumed the role of an unlikely hero.

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Navy Secretary Orders Deeper Inquiry Into Coronavirus-Stricken Ship

The investigation delays a decision on whether to reinstate the captain of the aircraft carrier Roosevelt, Brett E. Crozier, who has assumed the role of an unlikely hero.

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Navy May Reinstate Fired Captain to Command of Roosevelt

Adm. Michael Gilday has indicated that he may reinstate Captain Crozier, who was removed from command after pleading for more help fighting a coronavirus outbreak on his ship.

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‘There Will Be Losses’: How a Captain’s Plea Exposed a Rift in the Military

The coronavirus crisis aboard the carrier Theodore Roosevelt spurred another chapter in the hollowing out of the Navy’s leadership, in particular under the Trump administration.

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How the Theodore Roosevelt’s Coronavirus Outbreak Became a Moral Crisis for the Military

In a profanity-laced reprimand, the acting Navy secretary criticized sailors aboard the Theodore Roosevelt for cheering their fired captain, who had requested more assistance to fight the infection.

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He Led a Top Navy Ship. Now He Sits in Quarantine, Fired and Infected.

Colleagues say the downfall of Capt. Brett E. Crozier was charging headlong into the Trump administration’s narrative that it had everything in the coronavirus pandemic under control.

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The Navy Fired Captain Crozier After His Letter on the Coronavirus. Hear How the Crew Responded.

The rousing show of support provided another gripping scene to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic: the rank and file cheering a boss they viewed as putting their safety ahead of his career.

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