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Capt. Brett Crozier, then-commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, talks to reporters in January. The Navy has decided not to restore him to command. U.S. Navy via Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds of crew members from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was docked in Guam in April, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Tony Azios/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The acting secretary of the Navy is seeking a more thorough review of "decisions of the chain of command surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt." The aircraft carrier is seen here as it enters the port in Da Nang, Vietnam, last month. Nguyen Huy Kham/Reuters hide caption

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The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is in the western North Pacific Ocean on March 18. The Navy has recommended reinstatement of the ship's captain who was fired after pleading for help with the coronavirus infection onboard. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas/U.S. Navy via AP hide caption

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Navy Capt. Brett Crozier is pictured in November 2019 on the USS Roosevelt. Navy officials have not ruled out reinstating him. He was fired as commander of the aircraft carrier after complaining wasn't getting enough help containing the coronavirus on board. Seaman Apprentice Nicholas Huynh/AP hide caption

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U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier, who was relieved of command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt after sending a letter critical of the handling of a shipboard outbreak. U.S. Navy hide caption

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U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after he complained in a letter about the Navy's response to a shipboard outbreak of the coronavirus. U.S. Navy hide caption

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