Acting U.S. Navy Secretary Resigns Amid Turmoil

Thomas Modly
Credit: U.S. Navy
Acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned April 7 after a recording revealed that Modley called the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN-71) fired captain “naïve or stupid.” Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Twitter that he had accepted Modly’s resignation. “He resigned on his own accord...

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