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Acting Navy boss submits resignation amid coronavirus uproar

Apr 07, 2020 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)
Board and Executive Moves

WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, according to two officials, just hours after he had publicly apologized for a profanity-laced upbraiding of the officer he fired as captain of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt.

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, according to two officials, just hours after he had publicly apologized for a profanity-laced upbraiding of the offic...