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  • Diversity panel wants military to look like U.S.

    03/18/2011 2:50:32 AM PDT · by Scanian · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 17, 2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    Just as the U.S. military is indoctrinating troops to accept open gays in their ranks, a federal commission is pressing the Pentagon to make the force more diverse by, among other ideas, opening infantry and armor units to women. With the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s report out this month, its leaders have briefed Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn and plan to deliver its 162-page report to every member of Congress. The commission says it wants the military to resemble the ethnic makeup of America. It is urging the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force to “validate” the standards...
  • Mindless Push for 'Diversity' in the Military Won't Win Wars

    03/12/2011 4:19:23 PM PST · by neverdem · 52 replies
    Human Events ^ | 03/11/2011 | Roger Hedgecock
    There are too many white men in the U.S. military. So says a report released this week by the Military Leadership Diversity Commission (MLDC), commissioned by Congress to examine ways to "increase diversity" in the military. The MLDC report finds that 77% of active-duty senior officers are white, 8% black, 5% Hispanic, and 16% women (of unspecified race). What's the answer to this "problem"? Is the MLDC recommending that white males stop volunteering for military service? Do they want to start "selecting" who among them volunteers for service? Are they recommending that there be quotas for military service, as with...
  • Military diversity group says there are too many white men on top

    03/08/2011 7:44:23 AM PST · by mandaladon · 83 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7 Mar 2011 | Caroline May -
    As if the military did not have enough to worry about with two wars, troops around the globe and members of Congress calling for the imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya (a de facto act of war), the Military Leadership Diversity Commission (MLDC) Monday released a report informing those in uniform that there are too many white men in their uppermost ranks. Ordered by Congress in the 2009 National Defense Authorization Act, the report seeks to increase diversity. “The commission’s recommendations support two overriding and related objectives: (1) that the Armed Forces systematically develop a demographically diverse leadership …...