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Navy Secretary's trip to USS Theodore Roosevelt cost $243,000 and his job

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's trip to the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt last weekend cost him his job, a two-week quarantine - and the American taxpayer a reported $243,000. The United States shelled out the big bucks to send Modly out to the ship docked in Guam, where he badmouthed fired Capt. Brett Crozier in...
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Ex-U.S. Navy secretary's Guam trip to ridicule commander cost taxpayers $243,000 -officials

Ex-U.S. Navy secretary's Guam trip to ridicule commander cost taxpayers $243,000 -officials

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Former acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's controversial trip to Guam over the weekend where he ridiculed the commander of a coronavirus-stricken U.S. aircraft carrier cost taxpayers at least $243,000, officials said on Wednesday.
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Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000

Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The former acting Navy secretary's trip out to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, currently at port in Guam as it deals with a coronavirus outbreak, to bash its former captain to the crew cost taxpayers $243,000, USA Today first reported.
The 35-hour flight aboard an executive jet cost $6,946.19 per hour, bringing the exact total to $243,151.65.
A Navy official confirmed to Insider that the cost figure for the trip, which ultimately cost the Navy chief his job, is accurate.
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