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Navy revokes Bill Cosby's honorary title

The U.S. Navy will revoke Bill Cosby's honorary title in light of the sexual assault allegations against him, an officer announced Thursday.

"The Navy is taking this action because allegations against Mr. Cosby are very serious and are in conflict with the Navy's core values of honor, courage and commitment," the statement reads.

So far, 19 women have publicly accused Cosby of assault. NBC and Netflix have pulled Cosby projects, and he recently stepped down as a Temple University trustee.

The comedian served four years as a Navy hospital corpsman, before he was honorably discharged in 1960 as a 3rd Class Petty Officer. The Navy named him honorary chief petty officer in 2011.