U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier departed the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier to raucous cheers from his crew after being fired for raising the alarm on the spread of the coronavirus on the ship.  

A beloved US Navy captain given a cheering ovation… as he silently departs after being relieved of his command of his 5000+ sailor aircraft carrier for trying to save the lives of his crew by whistleblowing about #COVID19 outbreak. Salute that skipper. pic.twitter.com/ntCC05yZUw

— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) April 3, 2020

The vast outpouring of support for the dismissed captain was captured on video by

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