It Ain't Flattery, Guys

The Navy comes to grips with sexual harassment in the ranks

For most women, catching the hey-baby bloodshot eye of a drunken sailor is about as pleasing as walking past a bevy of foul-tongued construction workers. Unfortunately, the women present at a Las Vegas naval gathering in September witnessed an even darker side of the military man on the make. In a memo issued last week, Navy Secretary H. Lawrence Garrett III implicated 70 officers in an investigation of sexual harassment at the now infamous Tailhook convention. Part of the shenanigans at this annual meeting of Navy and Marine aviators included lining up in the halls of the Hilton Hotel and pawing...

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