10 April 2020

In open letter to Navy, McPherson pledges to support sailors' safety


April 9 (UPI) -- The Navy's new Acting Secretary sent an open letter to Navy personnel and their families Thursday ensuring he would do "everything in my power to support your efforts and safety, and the safety and well-being of your families."Just weeks after James McPherson was sworn in as the undersecretary of the Army, he made the unexpected pivot to leadership of another branch as its Acting Secretary unexpectedly resigned over his handling of an outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the USS [...]