While the Army is steadily diversifying amongst its lower ranks, diversity in the high ranking positions are not changing as much. Army’s Training and Doctrine Command recently “… convened the 2016 Army Diversity Summit to examine the reasons why the top tiers of leadership remain so homogeneous while much of the rest of the Army has become increasingly diverse.” One of the reasons the Army stated that their is a lack of diversity leadership in its higher ranks was because minortities are underrepresented at the ranks of “ colonel and above in the combat arms branches of infantry and armor.”

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