The Navy's investigation of sexual harassment allegations in the Blue Angels daredevil air unit has been made public. The report finds that former Angels commanding officer Gregory McWherter "witnessed, accepted, and encouraged behavior that, while juvenile and sophomoric in the beginning, ultimately and in the aggregate, became destructive, toxic, and hostile." The details are bizarre and support the conclusion that the Blue Angels' environment was hostile toward both women (who have piloted Navy planes for decades, though there has never been a female Blue Angel) and the group of men who don't want to look at pornography or discuss their colleagues' personal sex interests constantly at work (a group that includes many men):
Regarding a group communications tool:
And finally, a very large painting:
Well. How about that? The Navy has instigated several reforms related to the report's findings, though McWherter's ultimate punishment appears to be TBD.
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