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Congressman Seeks Gender Diversity Reports From Coast Guard



by Julia Bergman

Following the release of a study looking at the retention of women in the Coast Guard, Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas of New Hampshire has introduced legislation that would require the Coast Guard to provide regular reports to Congress on its efforts to increase gender diversity.

The Coast Guard hired the RAND Corp. last year to look at barriers to women staying in the service and come up with recommendations to better retain them. The 200-page study from RAND was published at the end of March.

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