Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly made an unhinged speech to the crew members of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, in which he lashed out at former Capt.
CNN reporters Barbara Starr, Ryan Browne, and Evan Perez confirmed with Navy officials on Monday that Modly’s comments were accurate.
"Crew of the Teddy Roosevelt, you are under no obligation to love your leadership, only respect it," he continued.
The acting navy secretary took aim at the Theodore Roosevelt’s crew, telling them their only concern right now should be how they can help each other during the crisis.
But in his speech to the Theodore Roosevelt’s crew, Modly accused Crozier of believing the media was part of his chain of command.
You can listen to a portion of Modly's speech below, which was provided to Task & Purpose on Monday:.
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