Sailors Go Wild for Navy Captain Fired After Warning About Coronavirus

“Captain Crozier! Captain Crozier!” Photo: Petty Officer 3rd Class Sean Lyn/DVIDS HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Captain Brett Crozier, who was fired by the Navy after warning about the danger of a COVID-19 outbreak on a U.S. aircraft carrier, received a loud ovation from sailors when he walked off the ship for the final time. Crozier did not follow chain of command and showed poor judgement when he sent a letter sounding the alarm about the outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Friday.

But the carrier’s crew clearly still supports him.

Sailors Go Wild for Captain Fired for Coronavirus Letter