The Military Times reports that the latest annual military sexual assault report, released May 1, shows that of the 6,131 service members who reported a sexual assault, only 317 service members were court-martialed and sentenced to confinement. To put it another way, 1 in 20 sexual assault reports ended in a conviction involving jail time. Additionally, of the original 6,131 reports, commanders received 2,625 cases to consider for court-martial or legal action, and when those cases were reviewed, 628 were dismissed outright.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.