Navy captain shouldn’t walk the plank for COVID call

The captain of one of the largest warships ever created was relieved of command as COVID-19 spread throughout the walkways and bulkheads of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). As over 600 of the 5,000 sailors aboard have tested positive for the virus, Captain Brett Crozier faced a difficult choice: sit by and do nothing, or plead for help. He chose the latter. The situation started when a sailor came into contact with the virus while on shore leave in Vietnam, after which the virus quickly …