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Acting Navy Secretary Slams Fired Captain as ‘Stupid’

NYTimes.com Monday, 6 April 2020
Thomas B. Modly addressed the crew of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt in a speech that one crew member described as “whiny, upset, irritated, condescending.”
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Hailed a hero by many of his sailors, former U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier was branded “stupid” by his top boss over the weekend in a speech broadcast aboard the ship in Guam, Reuters has learned. Gavino Garay has more.

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