On 7 April the Minister of defense mark Esper accepted the resignation of the commander of the naval forces of the country Thomas Modly about it it is spoken in the message on the page, the head of the Pentagon’s Twitter.
A resignation in connection with a case situation arising on Board the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, where an outbreak of coronavirus infection.
Acting commander of the U.S. Navy with the approval of the President of Donald trump appointed Jim MacPherson.
This morning I accepted Modly’Secretary’s resignation. With the approval of the President, I am appointing current Army as an Undersecretary Jim McPherson as acting Secretary of the Navy. pic.twitter.com/FvfgOwuXw4
— @EsperDoD (@EsperDoD) April 7, 2020