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Naval Aviators Say They Were Kicked Out of Training Due to Racial Bias

Protect Our Defenders Racial Disparity Report was featured in an article on

In 2017 Protect Our Defenders released the racial disparity report that found substantial and persistent racial disparity within the military that matches Courtland Savage’s account of his time as a Naval Aviator…

The data shows that overall, black service members were at least 1.29 times and as much as 2.61 times more likely than white service members to have an action taken against them in an average year.

The report also found that: In the Air Force, black airmen on average are 71% more likely to face court-martial or Non-Judicial Punishment (NJP) than white airmen.

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