Government suspends training at sea program

USMMA temporarily suspends cadet commercial shipping.

The federal government’s academy for merchant mariners is halting a key training program that sends students thousands of miles away from campus on commercial ships after a 19-year-old student was allegedly raped at sea.

The decision by the Department of Transportation, which oversees the US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), came just weeks before students were set to embark on their “Sea Year” voyage, in which students are typically sent in pairs to work alongside older, predominantly male crew members.

2 posts were split to a new topic: May we please shitcan the P.C. and return to reality?

Something about a few apples within a bunch comes to mind.
Shutting down cadet shipping completely misses the mark. The majority of Individuals not involved will suffer. Might this cause resentment? Might this discourage further reporting?

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