Navy to remove 2,700 sailors from coronavirus-inflicted aircraft carrier in Guam
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 The Navy plans to remove about 2,700 sailors from a coronavirus-inflicted aircraft carrier in Guam within days, senior Navy officials said Wednesday, as government officials on the island worked to secure hotel rooms for many of them. The move comes amid intense scrutiny, after a letter from the ship’s captain circulated in the media and […]
The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday it had relieved the commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking Navy leadership for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Acting-Secretary of the US Navy confirms that 1,000 of the USS Theodore Roosevelt's crew have been removed from the aircraft carrier, docked in Guam, amid a... USATODAY.com Also reported by •FOXNews.com •SeattlePI.com •Newsday
Watch VideoThe captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier docked in Guam is calling on the Navy to move sailors off the ship amid an outbreak of the... Newsy Also reported by •Reuters •WorldNews •Seattle Times