30 Apr '12, 12pm

SEALs reach out to increase diversity

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/navy-special-forces-seals-diversity-043012/ SEALs reach out to increase diversity By Gidget Fuentes - Staff writer Posted : Monday Apr 30, 2012 8:14:13 EDT SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s special warfare community has grown in size over the past few years but still remains overwhelmingly white. It’s a statistic officials are working hard to change. Today’s force of SEALs and SWCCs, or special warfare combatant-craft crewmen, is roughly 85 percent white, according to Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, Calif. That’s much higher than the Navy overall — which in 2010 was about 64 percent white, according to the Defense Manpower Data Center — and is also out of whack with the cultural environments in which today’s SEALs operate. That gap remains despite concerted efforts by Naval Special Warfare Command to seek more minority candidates a...

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