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Almost a year after Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance, the Army moves forward with sexual harassment reform
The policy takes sexual harassment investigations out of a soldier's direct chain of command.
The truth about false sexual assault reports in the military
‘That is not a thing’
The Air Force preaches ‘zero tolerance’ of sexual assault. So why is it retaining an airman guilty of it?
“I will never have the audacity to utter the words ‘accountability’ to my troops again.”
This Army lieutenant colonel has built a playbook to kill the ‘cancer’ of sexual assault in the ranks
"These are my teammates. These are my sisters.”
The Army’s sexual assault prevention program is broken. These soldiers have ideas on how to fix it
"I feel like I'm, more or less, just beating a dead horse."
Suspended Army War College commandant under investigation for alleged sexual assault
An Army spokeswoman confirmed he was "suspended from his duties for an allegation of inappropriate touching."
Air Force major charged with sexually assaulting, buying alcohol for junior airmen
The trial is projected to start on April 19
‘We must do more’ — Defense Secretary orders review of sexual assault prevention efforts
"We simply must admit the hard truth: we must do more. All of us."
Air Force colonel faces court-martial on sexual assault charges
The court-martial is set to begin March 29.
‘It’s going to take time’ — Top Army leaders are playing the long game with putting people first
"Leaders need to be asking those questions, and they are, because they now know people are number one."
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..."
Vet groups call on Congress to investigate Dan Crenshaw’s alleged smearing of a sexual assault victim
Crenshaw's spokesman called the claims 'absurd and totally false.'
‘This can’t be my Army’ — The Fort Hood report is a long-overdue wake-up call for Army leaders
"[T]he more I read it, the more I thought to myself, ‘This can’t be my Army. This just can’t.’”
The Supreme Court just delivered a major victory for military sexual assault survivors
“Justice has been restored for three survivors and hope has been restored for countless others.”
VA secretary focused on smearing woman who said she was sexually assaulted in a VA hospital, probe finds
"The evidence is replete with examples of VA senior leaders undertaking defensive actions and engaging in confrontational messaging."
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 Fort Hood report is a damning indictment of the Army’s ‘structurally flawed’ SHARP program
“Commands just sweep it under the rug"
How Marine Corps culture silenced a sexual assault victim
“[Leaders] don’t give a shit. They flat-out saw she was suicidal and needed help … They left a Marine behind."
The major flaws in the Air Force justice system that let generals go unpunished
“You would never let someone who last stepped in the cockpit as a junior captain take over as wing commander, but that’s what we do for trials."
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 Secretary admits the service is failing to protect soldiers from sexual assault and harassment
"My preliminary review of the report, recent cases, and recent media coverage, have hardened my belief that the Army’s SHARP program hasn’t achieved its mandate"
Air Force general charged with sexual assault
Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley allegedly made unwanted sexual advances on a female civilian during an off-duty incident on August 12, 2018.
A new Pentagon report on sexual assault in the military is a wakeup call to a ‘systemic’ problem
"Accountability is illusionary right now in the military."