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Joe Biden, Merrick Garland

Biden creates sweeping diversity and inclusion initiative through new executive order

The executive order, which President Joe Biden signed Friday, addresses everything from unpaid federal internships and pay equity for members of underserved…

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(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, traffic flows through the main gate past a welcome sign in Fort Hood, Texas. A new study finds that female soldiers at Army bases in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Kentucky face a greater risk of sexual assault and harassment than those at other posts, accounting for more than a third of all active duty Army women sexually assaulted in 2018. The study by RAND Corporation was released Friday.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Study: Texas bases lead Army posts in risk of sexual assault

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(AP Photo)Fort Hood Army Base in Texas

After Fort Hood review, Army adding civilian leadership to criminal investigations

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

House Reps want sexual harassment reporting mechanism for veterans at VA facilities

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U.S. Navy/MC2 Markus CastanedaPHILIPPINE SEA (June 8, 2019) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force amphibious transport dock ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) sail in formation during a training exercise with other U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force warships. Ashland is underway conducting routine operations as part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda/Released)190608-N-WI365-1036

Watchdog: Ex-Navy auditor sexually harassed female workers

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(DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army)U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Lawrence, right, places a temporary teal ribbon tattoo on a Soldier's hand at the Koele dining facility at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan, April 2, 2014. The teal ribbon was the symbol of sexual assault survivors and awareness. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army/Released)

RAND studies show devastating effects and climate of military sexual assault, harassment

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Jackie Speier

‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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(AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, members of the media wait outside of the Bernie Beck Gate, an entrance to the Fort Hood military base in Fort Hood, Texas. Federal agents have seized more than 20 vehicles and the money in 10 bank accounts from a couple of U.S. Army veterans in Texas, who they say used personal information stolen from soldiers to defraud the military out of as much as $11 million. In an affidavit filed in court in June 2020 seeking to search the couple's home in Killeen, near Fort Hood, investigators described how they allegedly used a transportation reimbursement program to swindle the Army out of $2.3 million to $11.3 million. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)

Army fires, disciplines 14 leaders for failed command climate at Fort Hood

An exhaustive review by an independent commission found widespread distrust in Fort Hood’s climate for dealing with sexual harassment and sexual assault….

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Mike Pence, Matthew Tueller, Pat White

14 Fort Hood soldiers fired, suspended over violence at base

The Army says it has fired or suspended 14 officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, and ordered policy changes to address chronic failures of…

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(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)FEMA

FEMA calls workplace harassment and discrimination findings ‘alarming’ and ‘unacceptable’

A recent survey of employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency found 20% of the workforce had experienced some kind of sexual or gender-based harassment or discrimination on the job.

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