The former commanding officer of the Navy’s famed Blue Angels flight demonstration squad was found guilty Monday of “failing to stop obvious and repeated instances of sexual harassment,” the Navy said.
Capt. Gregory McWherter was given a non-judicial punitive letter of reprimand, a move that is usually career-ending.
The guilty decision was made after an Admiral’s Mast was convened at Pearl Harbor by Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.
A Navy investigation had found that McWherter “witnessed, condoned, and encouraged behavior that, while juvenile and sophomoric in the beginning, ultimately and in the aggregate, became destructive, toxic and hostile,” the Navy said.
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