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Facing Backlash, Acting Navy Secretary Apologizes For Calling Ousted Captain ‘Stupid’

After facing heat for his criticism of Captain Brett Crozier, Thomas Modly walked back his comments on Monday. "I think ... the opposite," Modly said.

thomas modly - The Huffington Post
5:41am PDT - April 7th, 2020

Dem Leader of Armed Services Panel Calls for Navy Secretary's Firing

Smith called for the removal of Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly on Monday over his decision to fire Navy Capt. Brett Crozier.

thomas modly - Breitbart News
7:59pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy secretary apologizes for comments on fired Navy captain - Business Insider

"I want to apologize to the Navy for my recent comments to the crew of the TR," acting secretary Thomas Modly said in a statement.

thomas modly - Business Insider
6:57pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy secretary apologizes for comments on fired Navy captain - Business Insider

"I want to apologize to the Navy for my recent comments to the crew of the TR," acting secretary Thomas Modly said in a statement.

thomas modly - Business Insider (UK)
6:57pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting U.S. Navy secretary apologizes to carrier commander after rebuke

Acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly issued an apology on Monday to the former commander of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier after sharply criticizing him in a speech to his crew, just days after firing him.

thomas modly - Reuters
6:46pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Navy chief apologizes to aircraft carrier crew, former captain after leaked speech | TheHill

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly apologized to crew members of the USS Theodore Roosevelt and i...

thomas modly - The Hill
6:27pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy secretary's USS Theodore Roosevelt speech triggers lawmakers' calls for his firing

Several Democrats in Congress are calling for acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly to be fired following a passionate speech he gave to sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt in which he admonished the ship's former commander for expressing concerns over the…

thomas modly - Fox News
5:53pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Key House Democrat calls for removal of acting U.S. Navy head

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, a Democrat, called on Monday for the removal of Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly and said he had lost confidence in him over his firing and rebuke of the commander of a coronavirus-…

thomas modly - Reuters
5:19pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

US navy official calls commander who was fired for coronavirus memo 'naive or stupid'

Acting navy secretary Thomas Modly faces calls to resign after he attacks commander who sought help for crew

thomas modly - Google News
2:35pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Calls Ousted Captain 'Stupid' In Speech To Ship's Crew

Thomas Modly shocked the crew when he slammed Capt. Brett Crozier for sending an email about the coronavirus outbreak on board.

thomas modly - The Huffington Post
12:40pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy secretary rips ousted captain of aircraft carrier facing coronavirus outbreak

Thomas Modly said the captain was either "too naive or too stupid" to lead the ship if he thought an alarming memo he circulated wouldn't become public.

thomas modly - CBS News
12:21pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Slams Fired Captain as ‘Stupid’

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.”

thomas modly - Google News
11:01am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy Sec. blasts ousted USS Theodore Roosevelt's captain as 'naive' and 'stupid' in address to ship'...

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly slammed the now-ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt as "too naive or too stupid" to be a commanding officer during recent remarks made to the remaining sailors aboard the ship, multiple sources confirmed to…

thomas modly - Fox News
10:23am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Acting Navy secretary blasts ousted aircraft carrier captain as 'stupid' in address to ship's crew

The Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly blasted the now ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt as "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew Monday morning, in remarks obtained by CNN.

thomas modly - CNN
7:44am PDT - April 6th, 2020