Navy Relieves Captain Who Raised Alarm About Coronavirus On Board USS Roosevelt | Deadline | MSNBC

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Armed Services Committee, reacts to the dismissal of Navy Captain Brett Crozier and calls for an inspector general investigation. Aired on 4/3/2020.
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Navy Relieves Captain Who Raised Alarm About Coronavirus On Board USS Roosevelt | Deadline | MSNBC

89 Comments on "Navy Relieves Captain Who Raised Alarm About Coronavirus On Board USS Roosevelt | Deadline | MSNBC"

  1. Captain Brett Crozier has proven himself. I hope he decides to run for Congress.

    • @Road Rage. We’ll take him!

    • @ALS ALS. I busted out loud when I read your comment. The best comment in all the video comments I’ve seen ever!

    • @spaceman with raygun. Dang, you and @ALS are crushing it today with your comments. You and @ALS just aren’t fighting fair because you know these people are low IQ Trump Lovers, but I love it! So Spaceman, don’t hold back! LOL….

    • @Deborah jjo

      Well, I was fighting with at least ONE hand tied behind my back to even up the sides. Still too much?

    • ALS ALS. Lol, yes! But it’s okay. The had it coming lol…..

  2. …there goes a real „HERO“….shameful government!

    • Keith Mcmorrow | April 10, 2020 at 8:29 AM | Reply

      Wow, real hero. ? 200 military ships at sea, his is only one to get infected after docking in Vietnam ,letting thousands go on leave in middle of worldwide pandemic . Yea, real fkin moron is more like it. This propaganda is worse than any virus.

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 15, 2020 at 7:58 PM | Reply

      Keith Mcmorrow yeah it was his fault that the virus was on the ship

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 15, 2020 at 7:59 PM | Reply

      Rosita Huff Quick thing: Trump had nothing to do with this case

    • Keith Mcmorrow | April 15, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply

      @Shrek Wazowski after he docked in da nang for 5 days n let thousands go on leave in middle of a worldwide pandemic , yea, kinda think he fked up.

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 15, 2020 at 8:06 PM | Reply

      Keith Mcmorrow from what I know there weren’t even any precautions taken

  3. Man is a hero and we should demand he be given his command back

    • Dave Micolichek | April 6, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Reply

      Nope, nope. You can protect your crew all you want, but risking a nuclear reactor, Fissile material, massive weaponry, and the security of our country, is NOT acceptable. He was rightfully discharged. Military secrets are meant to be kept secret, and for good reason. Corona virus or not, war time or not.

    • @Dave Micolichek exactly how is it risking all that for him to contact his chain of command and pass up his concerns? They legit said this is what they WANT our military personnel to be able to do if its nessecary. The only issue here is that the memo got leaked to the press and it wasnt him who did it. The Inappropriate portion of what he did, revolves around how many people he sent the memo to. He sent it to too many people and it got out.

      This is not something you fire a great and respected commander over. Rebuke them absolutely, punish them? Sure. But removal? That’s too far

    • Dave Micolichek | April 6, 2020 at 3:40 PM | Reply

      @deamonomic Who “legit” said it was ok to break chain of command? AND through insecure channels? You talk like a millennial with ZERO knowledge on the subject.

    • you don’t know what you are talking about staying out of this you are no Vet i can tell

  4. Such a messed up decision… People should be fired for not doing something not the other way around..

  5. Michael Schwartz | April 3, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

    Facts are this “administration’s” worst enemy

    • Michael Schwartz | April 7, 2020 at 4:59 PM | Reply

      When you’ve triggered this many mouth-breathers, you know you’re doing something right 😀

    • MountainOf Everest | April 7, 2020 at 7:51 PM | Reply

      @Michael Schwartz Detention is not a violation of human rights. There are 10 Consulates/Embassies in Mexico where citizenship and assylum can be applied for without breaking border laws or placing family in any kind of jeopardy. Trump’s base “has a need to pick on” ?? Lol .. No.. 1 in 7 were on Food Stamps under Obama.. Jobs were scarce. A regulated Border insures jobs for US Citizens and protection from Terrorist looking for a soft entry.

    • Michael Schwartz | April 7, 2020 at 8:26 PM | Reply

      @MountainOf EverestThat’s one hollow lol. Your insistence on still blaming everything on Black Man Bad three years later pretty much says it all, even if you’ve somehow never seen footage of the hateful propaganda-fests he calls “rallies”. And I’m not getting in the weeds with your BS take on human rights, because you’re defending policies designed by Stephen Miller, a legit card-carrying white supremacist, and a for-profit detention system (see: Gen. Kelley) intent on removing all oversight. Putting checkpoints on bridges to refuse the right of asylum is a violation of human rights, and so is denying detainees basic hygienic needs.

      If you really cared about visa overstays you’d be detaining the thousands of non-Latin folks doing the same thing right now. And if you really cared about chain migration, a certain mail-order bride would have been sent packing back to Slovenia by now. Honestly, I don’t even think POtuS cares about any of it, he just does whatever you’ll clap for so you don’t see him robbing the till. And you clap harder the more cruel he is.

      (This has been an automated response to an empty troll profile. Foxbart talking points do not warrant a second comment.)

    • MountainOf Everest | April 7, 2020 at 8:54 PM | Reply

      @Michael Schwartz Stephen Miller is Jewish .. he’s a supremist how? Lol.
      No one cares about Obama’s skin color.. Obama doubled the National Debt and gave Uranium to Iran. I guess he liked the way Bill Clinton gave Uranium to North Korea.. When will these traitors hang for arming our enemies?
      Trump is “robbing the till” ? Lol … How is that Mr. Financial Moron?

    • MountainOf Everest | April 7, 2020 at 9:09 PM | Reply

      @Michael Schwartz Poor Michael.. such a confused soul. Dems have been racial ghouls forever. Last Klan member in the Senate? Democrat Robert Byrd until 2010. Democrat George Wallace.. prevents African Americans from entering the Univ of Alabama. Al Gore Sr … prez candidate Gore’s father.. Filibustered the Civil Rights Bill for the Dems. More Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Bill. The Dem racial confusion and insanity continues today.. Calling everyone and every group racist and racially motivated. When will you grow up?..and stop caring about skin color? People spend time on what is important to them… No one spends it on attacking people over skin color. The Klan today is under 6000 members nationwide.. that’s 1 in 60,000 Americans in a Nation of 330 Million. In a medium sized city of 100,000 you’d struggle to find 2 honest supremist to hold a meeting. To hear Dems tell it … Racism is on the rise and a huge problem.. Only the facts say otherwise.

  6. goodboybuddy1 | April 3, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    There is no punishment severe enough for the venal, viscous idiots running our great country. This man is a hero.

  7. Javier Varela | April 3, 2020 at 8:29 PM | Reply

    He did the right thing. It’s our lack of leadership that put him in that spot. Thank you for your service and saving everyone in that ship.

  8. Those involved in the decision to fire him are not even qualified to carry his jockstrap…

  9. Eddie Gallagher: Convicted war criminal, gets pardoned by t’rump.
    Capt Brett Crozier: Sacrifices his career to protect the lives of his crew, t’rump says he knows nothing about it.
    Cool. 👎

  10. Make Racists Afraid Again | April 3, 2020 at 8:40 PM | Reply

    The Captain cares about the people he’s responsible for.
    Trump could learn from him.

  11. LennydaBot 7 | April 3, 2020 at 8:45 PM | Reply

    Let’s go Captain!!!!!! 💪🏼👍🏼👍🏼 I was in that Ship!! Great guy, what a shame! He did the Right thing!!

    • Thanks for serving. Hope you remain healthy.

    • In Russia, military doctors and medical equipment would immediately arrive on the ship and do everything clearly. This worthless captain disgraced the US Army with his incompetence. He must be judged. He staged a show for the whole world.)))

    • @Old Bagira You obviously heard about it now. He asked several times to remove staff and quarantine them in Guam where they are stationed and clean the ship head to toe….he sent this letter outside command because they were slow ro response..he ran risk of getting fired cos he cares about his sailors.
      By the way the captain tested postive with covid 19 along with 155 person from crew. The guy did the right then to protecr rest of un infected 4k crew

    • You still on it ?

  12. What a brave Captain, who did the right thing. The acting Navy Secretary, a trump stooge should RESIGN INSTEAD. Small people who cannot handle responsibility when given it

    • JuegoMaestro | April 4, 2020 at 11:53 PM | Reply

      What the captain did was a very dangerous act which puts the miltary and crew at risk from advisaries. While we are not technically at war, this is still unacceptable and cannot go without punishment. Captain got the deserving farewell but his firing is just. He won’t be kicked out of the navy but will likely be sent to command less important vessel.

    • @JuegoMaestro sorry I am in total disagreement with you.
      As an ex-airline captain what we do when a passenger is taken seriously ill on board is to land at the nearest suitable airport and Tan the pax over to health care professionals at that airport. Did you see the farewell he got from his CREW?

      He should be reinstated immediately. Alas only the Democrats can do the right thing.

      Maybe when Biden becomes the President on 17Jan 2021. Remember trump exonerating Gallagher a known murderer of Afghan prisoners????

  13. This is the Captain, that I want my Son, or Grandson to serve under. This is the Best of our Country’s Military, who looks after his mission and his Sailors. Thank you Sr, you are The Best. God Speed Captain, and thank you for your Honor.

  14. Jonathan Palacios | April 3, 2020 at 9:13 PM | Reply

    You can’t fire someone for saving American lives! Give him back his Rank and Job!! 🇺🇸

  15. At least the Captain has a clear conscience.

  16. They relieved him cause he took care of his sailors.

    • spaceman with raygun | April 7, 2020 at 1:57 PM | Reply

      @Dee Dumeday Ignoramus.

    • spaceman with raygun | April 7, 2020 at 1:59 PM | Reply

      @L S Whose lives were at risk from the flu? You know the mortality rate on that ship is basically 0% right?

    • spaceman with raygun | April 7, 2020 at 2:02 PM | Reply

      Took care of them how? The mortality rate is about 1% and even lower if you’re young and healthy.

    • @Matthew Trujillo When it comes to safety of our soldiers in this situation, we can live with that. The higher ups who ignored that Commander’s pleas for his crews’ lives compromised the security of that carrier. They should have taken care of these soldiers who have sacrificed enough for this country who now we know don’t care about them. Many people who can’t see that obviously didn’t have any children or loved ones on that carrier or killed in service of our country! No, the commander did right!

    • @spaceman with raygun Seriously? You’re just like Modly, who just resigned today!

  17. Captain Cozier fell on the sword to save his men!!! That’s leadership. He will forever be remembered with respect and dignity.

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 16, 2020 at 11:02 AM | Reply

      D S but you still take safety precautions

    • deborah lariscy | April 16, 2020 at 12:57 PM | Reply

      @Shrek Wazowski I believe I read that he first did talk with someone above him. That would be chain of command. I was in the USAF, and I get chain of command – but IF you think your crewman are going to die, you do something more. He was willing to lose his job. Generally I believe in chain of command, it’s there for a good reason since people in lower positions often do not know the big picture in a crisis. It just seemed wrong to “fire” h im.

    • deborah lariscy | April 16, 2020 at 12:58 PM | Reply

      @Shrek Wazowski HOW was it his fault???

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 16, 2020 at 1:08 PM | Reply

      deborah lariscy yes, he was morally right. But he also didn’t do as asked by bringing the AC to port and he broke the chain of command. He should be fired for what he did. To add, he was in charge of the AC and should have made sure safety precautions were taken when people were boarding in from Vietnam but he didn’t. Also, before it was seen that Crozier went outside the chain of command, it was suggested by i believe the secretary of the Navy that all but 10% of the sailors would be taken off the entire fleet of ships. This was so that the remaining sailors could practice social distancing. However, it was discovered that Crozier went outside of the chain of command. This causes widespread panic and shows weakness of the US military in these times of crisis. It was right for Crozier to be fired. Anyways, the fleet of ships was later told to head to Guiana because of a Chinese unguided missile. The sailors could stop there for a while. However, Crozier didn’t dock the AC in Guiana. This is what got him relieved from command.

    • Shrek Wazowski | April 16, 2020 at 1:08 PM | Reply

      deborah lariscy I have already explained why it is his fault and it’s quite easy to understand

  18. James Guptill | April 3, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

    Highest respects. I am also a Master, he has done exactly what a good leader does. Protect his crew above all else.

  19. Those who fired him must be fired and he should go back to work

  20. He was trying to save his sailors. He’s a hero.

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