Navy announces sweeping effort to address bias in its ranks

SAN DIEGO — Racial and gender biases and systemic inequality have a deleterious effect on military readiness, and the U.S. Navy is adopting dozens of recommendations to address it, the service announced Wednesday. The Navy released a comprehensive review of these issues by a task force launched amid last summer’s racial justice protests. The task force’s 56 recommendations span all aspects of the Navy’s sprawling organization, from recruiting and promotion disparities to the names of ships that honor Confederates and white supremacists. It also recommends adding a fourth “core value” to the se…

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