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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Coast Guard Review of Academy Sexual Assault and Harassment Issues and on Manpower Shortages

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2024 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Daniel Webster (R-FL) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the implementation of recommendations of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Accountability and Transparency Review conducted after “Operation Fouled Anchor,” the Service’s investigation into sexual assault and sexual harassment at the United States Coast Guard Academy, and efforts to reduce Coast Guard manpower shortages. The hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Vice Admiral Paul F. Thomas, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard
  • Ms. Heather MacLeod, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, United States Government Accountability Office
More information about the hearing entitled, “Implementation of the Recommendations of the Accountability and Transparency Review and Efforts to Ease Coast Guard Manpower Shortages,” including witness testimony and a link to the live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.
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