Much Too Macho: The Navy is accused of sexism

The Navy is accused of sexism

The captain of a Navy salvage vessel in the Pacific is overheard offering to "sell" women crew members to Koreans.At the huge U.S. naval base at Subic Bay in the Philippines, local go-go girls strip in the sailors' clubs while prostitutes circulate among the tables, much to the dismay of U.S. servicewomen seeking relaxed meals outside the mess halls. In the adjacent bar-studded town of Olongapo, women on liberty from the Navy and Marines are "grabbed on the streets by the military men, treating them as though they were free game."

Those allegations are part of a disturbing report submitted to...