“Sailors Do Not Need to Die” – Ship Captain Begs for Help from Navy

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This post ” ‘Sailors do not need to die’: Captain of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus outbreak begs Navy for more help” is originally from https://www.businessinsider.com/uss-theodore-roosevelt-captain-begs-navy-for-help-with-coronavirus-2020-3?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=referral
2020 03 31

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaylianna Genier

The commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was forced into port in Guam due to a coronavirus outbreak, wrote a letter to the Navy on Monday warning that the “the spread of the disease is ongoing and accelerating.”
“Sailors do not need to die. If we do not act now, we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset — our Sailors,” Capt. Brett Crozier, the carrier’s CO, wrote in the letter exclusively obtained by The San Francisco Chronicle.
He called on the Navy to find rooms off-ship to isolate almost the entire crew, a drastic measure the captain feels is necessary to achieve…

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4 thoughts on ““Sailors Do Not Need to Die” – Ship Captain Begs for Help from Navy

    • He sure did, Bill. But it says a lot about military preparedness. In a few weeks time, the US military will be incapable of waging battle anywhere. Any servicemen who don’t become infected with COVID-19 will be fragging their officers.

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