29 Mar '13, 4pm

Amos pushes for more diversity in leadership #Marine #USMC

Amos pushes for more diversity in leadership #Marine #USMC

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2013/03/marine-diversity-whiteletter-040813w/ Amos pushes for more diversity in leadership By Hope Hodge - Staff writer Posted : Friday Mar 29, 2013 12:40:59 EDT A new white paper issued by Commandant Gen. Jim Amos outlines an aggressive campaign to make the senior officers’ ranks more diverse in race and gender. In the paper, released March 26, Amos said the Marine Corps has failed, despite the creation of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission in 2009, to reflect the diversity of the Marine Corps enlisted force, or the country as a whole, among its senior officers. “I have concluded it is imperative that the Corps take a fresh approach to diversity, one that reflects our reputation for performance and leadership,” Amos wrote. To that end, he called for the creation of four task force groups: two focused on attracting and retaini...

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