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Military sexual assault survivors feel abandoned in a ‘world of predators’
"You’re just in a world of predators who are trying to attack you in the same uniform.”
Marine prosecutor reflects on lessons learned from sexual assault survivor
Her willingness to speak truth in spite of fear left a lasting impression on me.
Army unit urges soldiers to ‘be a hero, eat a pancake’ for sexual assault
Pour on some cringe syrup.
An Army unit held a gingerbread house competition to stop sexual assault for some reason
What the actual fuck.
The VA cold-called military sexual assault survivors for a town hall meeting, re-traumatizing some in the process
"When I got this call I was driving and I had to pull over because I was crying and shaking..."
Fort Hood’s toxic environment has pushed women ‘into survival mode,’ new report says
"Numerous females soldiers reported that it is a daily battle to get through the day"
The Army’s ‘complete failure’ led to this private’s suicide after she was sexually assaulted, parents say
"The Army can deploy thousands and thousands of troops during a war situation within 24 hours .... And they can't expedite our daughter off a base after two sexual assaults?"
Army Special Forces colonel charged with five counts of sexual assault
Col. Kevin Russell is currently assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command
Family of Grand Forks AFB airman killed in shooting say daughter was scared of fellow airman
"She was afraid of this guy ... there were instances of him being volatile and aggressive and controlling."
This Marine’s family wanted the Corps to help her cope with a sexual assault. Instead, she’s in the brig
Corporal Thae Ohu has struggled in the five years since she says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Marine. Now she's in the brig
Here’s how the Minnesota National Guard plans on fighting sexual assault and harassment in the ranks
Between 2014 and 2019, the Minnesota National Guard got 112 reports of sexual assault, with nine of those cases resulting in criminal charges
‘A failure of command’ — How one soldier’s sexual harassment case forced a reckoning among leaders in the Army Reserve
“You can see that one person covers something up, and then three more people get involved, and before you know it, it’s all the way up to the highest person possible."
The Pentagon hasn’t delivered on its promises to combat sexual harassment and assault in the ranks, GAO says
“Had these policies been adopted in 2011, who knows how much further we would be in the fight to eliminate not just harassment but other forms of sexual violence in our armed forces"
The US military saw an increase in reports of sexual assault in the ranks last year
"It's [women] against [men] and [men] against [women]. And we're not united."
The VA has some serious problems with how it handles claims of military sexual trauma
Too often, military sexual trauma survivors report being re-traumatized by the very system that's meant to help them
A call to action at the VA on sexual harassment and assault
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie allegedly sought to intentionally discredit a female veteran who reported a sexual assault at a VA medical center. This will not stand
VA secretary looked for dirt on a House staffer who reported sexual assault in a VA hospital, complaint says
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie personally sought damaging information about a congressional aide who said she was sexually assaulted in a VA hospital, according to an anonymous complaint to the House committee the woman works for
Military service academies see sharp increase in reports of sexual assault
The number of reports of sexual assault at the military service academies is on the rise. A report released by...
Joint Chiefs vice chairman accused of sexual assault appoints special assistant to fight military sexual assault
"You can ignore these problems. You can pretend they never happened ... or you can you can try to make a difference."
Appeals court overturns former Naval Academy midshipman’s sexual assault conviction
The conviction of a former Naval Academy midshipman for sexually assaulting a female midshipman while she slept has been overturned
Wisconsin National Guard chief resigns over botched handling of sexual assault investigations
"I am extremely upset and concerned ... our service members deserve to be safe and supported while carrying out their important mission."
Supreme Court to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain
The SEALs can learn a lot from the Marines about honesty
Unlike the SEALs, the Marines understand that hiding bad news does not make it go away.
An officer is prepared to testify to Congress that Trump’s Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairman nominee sexually assaulted her
The officer told the Washington Post that Hyten made unwanted sexual contact with her multiple times, including allegedly sexually assaulting her in December 2017.
‘Formation: A Woman’s Memoir of Stepping Out of Line’ shows the military’s blatant disregard for rape victims
"I would have been damned had I been a slut, but I was just as damned for not having been one."