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May 2, 2019

DOD Leaders Concerned Over Revelations in Sexual Assault Report

DOD officials said they are concerned over the revelations from the annual report on sexual assault in the military released today.

May 2, 2019

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman: Leadership Key to Eliminating Sexual Assault

Combating sexual assault and sexual harassment is about leaders stepping up at all levels of command, Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman said.

May 2, 2019

Latest Sex Assault Stats are ‘Call to Action’ for DOD Leaders, Official says

The Defense Department is seeing an increase in sexual assault concentrated on young servicewomen, said Elizabeth Van Winkle, DOD’s executive director for force resiliency. “It is a call to action for us,” she said.

May 1, 2018

DoD Releases Annual Report on Sexual Assault in Military

The Defense Department has released its annual report on sexual assault in the military, which shows an increase in reporting of assaults, but officials stress that more work needs to be done to eliminate the crime from the ranks.

May 1, 2017

Sexual Assaults in Military Drop, Reporting Goes Up, Annual Report Reveals

The past-year prevalence of sexual assault in the military reached a new low in fiscal year 2016, and reporting of such crimes is on the upswing from previous years, Defense Department officials said.

April 27, 2017

Defense Department Names 2017's Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators

Six sexual assault response coordinators are being recognized as part of the Defense Department’s annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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