Sexual misconduct a major reason behind military commander firings

Sexual misconduct a major reason behind military commander firings WASHINGTON –  Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, fired from his command in Afghanistan last May and now facing a court-martial on charges of sodomy, adultery and pornography and more, is just one in a long line of commanders whose careers were ended because of possible sexual misconduct. … More Sexual misconduct a major reason behind military commander firings

Military provides inadequate care for injuries suffered during sexual assaults

Military provides inadequate care for injuries suffered during sexual assaults Some women in the military are still receiving inadequate care for sexual assault, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report published Tuesday found. The report found that “not all first responders had completed the required training,” even after a 2005 Department of Defense directive mandated “a comprehensive policy … More Military provides inadequate care for injuries suffered during sexual assaults

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual favors from young female trainees, or sometimes … More Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same

Military Lacks Uniform Reporting & After Care Procedures for Victims of Sexual Assault (in garrison)

GOAL: Create national/uniform reporting standards that are supportive of military members who are victims of crime. Their safety, health, rights, and career are equally as important as the rights of the accused. Military Culture (closed institution) 1. Empower all servicemembers to report violent crimes to civilian authorities (they actually have criminal databases, procedures for preserving … More Military Lacks Uniform Reporting & After Care Procedures for Victims of Sexual Assault (in garrison)

Jennifer Norris, Veteran, Military Crime Historian & Policy Analyst, Military Justice for All (Media)

Helping Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma, The Boston Globe (2012) Air Force Sexual Abuse Trial Gets Underway, NBC Nightly News (2012) Preventing Rapes in the Military, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC (2012) Sexual Assault in the US Military, Minnesota Public Radio (2012) Lackland Sex Scandal Continues to Roil Air Force, Houston Chronicle, Texas (2012) Don’t Suffer … More Jennifer Norris, Veteran, Military Crime Historian & Policy Analyst, Military Justice for All (Media)