O'Keefe discusses USS Theodore Roosevelt COVID incident in NY Times, Washington Post
April 9, 2020
The New York Times,The Washington Post
"At its core, this is about an aircraft carrier skipper who sees an imminent threat and is forced to make a decision that risks his career in the act of what he believes to be the safety of the near 5,000 members of his crew," University Professor Sean O’Keefe, a former Navy secretary, told the New York Times. "That is more than enough to justify the Navy leadership rendering the benefit of the doubt to the deployed commander." O'Keefe spoke with several media outlets about the incident aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
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