Featured by Robert Faturechi, Megan Rose and T. Christian Miller, ProPublica
After discovering a sailor with coronavirus, the Navy crowded dozens into one room
It wasn’t a surprise when the U.S. Navy announced Sunday that the fast-spreading coronavirus had made its way on board one of its ships, infecting a sailor on the USS Boxer, docked in San Diego. But what happened next raises questions about how the Navy will respond to the virus within the tight quarters of its seabound vessels
Faulty equipment, lapsed training, repeated warnings: How a preventable disaster killed six Marines
Marine commanders did not act on dozens of pleas for additional manpower, machinery and time. When a training exercise ended in death, leadership blamed the very men they had neglected.