WASHINGTON – Federal investigators determined the Coast Guard Academy in New London retaliated against a black, female officer after she complained she was bullied and harassed. The academy is also under congressional investigation for allegations of racial discrimination, harassment and bullying.
Courtney, other Dems, press for racial discrimination complaints at Coast Guard Academy
WASHINGTON – Rep. Joe Courtney and two fellow Democrats with jurisdiction over the Coast Guard have accused it of a “lack of transparency” and demanded it turn over complete information about allegations of racial discrimination at the Coast Guard Academy in New London.
Bill to address racial disparities at Coast Guard Academy proposed as investigation continues
WASHINGTON – An investigation into the Coast Guard Academy’s treatment of minority cadets continues months after members of the U.S. House and Senate pressed the service for more information about racial disparities. The Coast Guard Academy’s poor rates of minority enrollment and graduation have prompted a lawmaker to introduce legislation that would change its admission policies and “culture” regarding minority cadets.
Courtney, other Dems, probe claims of harassment, racial disparities at Coast Guard Academy
WASHINGTON – Concerned about complaints of sexual harassment and bullying at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Rep. Joe Courtney and two other Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday asked the new Coast Guard commander, Admiral Karl Shultz, for information and internal records that would aid them in an investigation of racial disparity and harassment.