Navy names missile after Crozier just to fire him a third time
WASHINGTON — The US Navy has officially named a smart bomb after Capt. Brett Crozier, the officer who spoke up in order to protect his crew from COVID-19, in order to fire the Crozier missile from a ship after exhausting the option to fire Crozier from his position yet again.
The CSG-86 missile will be launched from the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, which was Crozier’s ship one-and-a-half times, and explode on impact with an uninhabited island in the Pacific that the Navy has honorarily named “Career.”
“All of this may seem malicious, but we want to see Crozier land on his feet after this,” said Kenneth Braithwaite, the Navy secretary. “If he doesn’t, how will we knock him down yet again?”
Crozier was relieved of his command after reports of coronavirus on board his ship caused him to speak up and take action, both of which are direct violations of Navy policy. After a huge wave of military and public support for Crozier, the Chief of Naval Operations said he would reinstate him b…
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