The number of sexual assaults reported in the military continues to rise across the services, with the highest increase among the services reported by the Marine Corps. In its annual report on sexual assault in the military released Monday, the Pentagon said there were 6, cases reported in fiscal yearup 10 percent from 6, reported in fiscal year Of those 6, there were Marine Corps cases, up
Filipino women stand in the doorway of a juicy bar in The Ville, just outside Camp Casey in South Korea, as soldiers walk by in July, Stars and Stripes obtained a copy of a page draft report produced by a sexual assault task force formed in spring to study the problem. For nearly two years, Eighth Army officials have refused repeated requests from Stars and Stripes for the report, instead providing a one-page summary this month.
Four petty officers accused of sex crimes with a child in the barracks of a Washington state base have received non-judicial punishment and are being kicked out of the Navy, officials confirmed this week. The four avoided court-martial because an officer reviewing the case found insufficient evidence to take the charges to trial, according to Submarine Group 9 spokesman Lt. Michael Smith.
Pentagon upgrades in troops' living quarters sought to ease rigors of persistent conflict, but lax regulations are also producing more high-risk situations for young servicemen and women. June 26, US military barracks have come a long way from the Beetle Bailey cartoon days, when troops slept in rows of metal bunks and awoke with "Reveille.
Subscribe and get breaking news, commentary, and opinions on law firms, lawyers, law schools, lawsuits, judges, and more. On Tuesday, Republican Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul joined Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in her push to pass new legislation that would remove the chain of command from military sexual assault cases. Senator Gillibrand argues that women in the military are afraid to report rapes, and when they do report them, the crimes are not always prosecuted.
Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. Prevention education is not one-size-fits-all.
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I will be connected via telephone-and use the public library from time to time to catch up on emails. We have gotten caught up in all of this attachment to electronic devices. I promise that my heart is sad for all of us. Something is going terribly askew in Washington DC and it does not seem there is a heart in our White House.
Sexual harassment in the military is unwanted sexual behaviourwhich is defined as threatening, offensive, or otherwise upsetting to others in a military setting. The behaviour is more common in the military than in civilian life. Women are substantially more likely than men to experience sexual harassment in the armed forces.