Thomas Modly resigned as Secretary of the US Navy

The head of the Pentagon Mark Esper has appointed a new Acting Navy Minister. It became James MacPherson after Thomas Modly left office.

“This morning, I accepted Minister Modly’s resignation. With the president’s consent, I’m appointing Deputy Army Minister James Macpherson as Acting Secretary of the Navy,” Esper wrote on Twitter.

Earlier Thomas Modley said that 2.7 thousand people will be removed from the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt because of the coronavirus.