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Former Blue Angels commander, Captain Gregory McWherter was found guilty of failing to stop sexual harassment in the workplace.
The Navy gave him a letter of reprimand.
McWherter was relieved of his duty as Executive Officer of Naval Base Coronado on April 18th, after allegations arose.
McWherter had a stellar reputation in the Navy.
When he was brought back as commander in 2011 to revive the Blue Angels, he received a hero's welcome from his Ready Room.
But, in a 63-page investigative report released by the Navy, it says, they believe McWherter's arrogance blinded him.
McWherter led the team twice between 2008 and 2012.
In May, he was found guilty of failing to stop sexual harassment in the workplace during his *second tour with the Blues,
The command investigation report describes pornographic pictures in the cockpit. Raunchy humor on electronic messages and maps and a lewd painting on the roof of a trailer at their winter training base in California.
Officers who served under McWherter during his first stint with the Blues say he never would have tolerated those actions then.
In the report, Admiral Harry Harris wrote of McWherter "This Commanding Officer witnessed, accepted, and encouraged behavior that, while juvenile and sophomoric in the beginning, ultimately and in the aggregate, became destructive, toxic and hostile..."
"He failed himself, failed those that he led, failed the Blue Angels, and failed the Navy."
Navy leaders say the letter of reprimand will effectively end McWherter's Naval career.