military sexual assault

Sexual Assault Military

DoD special trial counsel offices become fully operational, giving more protections to sexual assault victims

Independent military attorneys will now be handling sexual assault and other serious crimes, removing the influence of unit commanders from the process.

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Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

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DoD reports ‘tragic’ uptick in military sexual assaults, vows to implement reforms

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FILE - About 130 soldiers with the U.S. Army's 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Division Sustainment Brigade, wait to board a chartered plane during their deployment to Europe, March 11, 2022, at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. The Army is significantly cutting the total number of soldiers it expects to have in the force over the next two years, as the U.S. military faces what a top general called “unprecedented challenges”  in bringing in new recruits. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

DoD fills in blanks on the future of sexual assault prevention after commission review

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U.S. Army National Guards

Amendments on UFOs, budget cuts and more may slip into the 2023 House NDAA

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Nowhere safe to hide: What online harassment is doing to service members and the military

Social media and text messaging are now a way of life for people in the military — they use the services to keep in contact with friends, for recruiting,…

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Amy Braley Franck

New campaign asks service members to share stories to push sexual assault reforms farther

Members of the military and vets are sharing their experiences on social media.

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Ukrainian Army soldiers prepare to tow a damaged military truck in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. Russia is pressing its invasion of Ukraine to the outskirts of the capital after unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops and tanks from three sides. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Biden picks agency to lead federal response during Russia-Ukraine crisis

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Biden designated the Department of Homeland Security as the lead agency for the federal response to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

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