Lackland Air Force Base

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Female 2-star heads Air Force sex abuse prevention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is putting a female two-star general in charge of a reorganized sexual assault prevention office. That elevates the status of a group whose previous leader was a lieutenant colonel […]

06/07/2013

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Lawmaker: Another military sex case ‘sickening’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers say they’re outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual […]

05/15/2013

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Air Force trainer convicted of raping ex-trainee

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – An Air Force trainer at a San Antonio base has been found guilty at court-martial of raping a former trainee.

03/16/2013

Claire McCaskill

Senators outraged by dismissal of assault case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators demanded answers on Tuesday from senior military leaders on why an Air Force commander dismissed charges against a lieutenant colonel after he was convicted of sexual assault.

03/05/2013

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Air Force general calls sex assaults a ‘cancer’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sexual misconduct within the Air Force’s ranks is a “cancer” that the service is committed to eradicating, the Air Force’s top officer said Wednesday at the first congressional hearing into a sex scandal at a training headquarters in Texas.

01/23/2013

Air Force scandal prompts changes at training base

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The U.S. Air Force is changing how it selects those responsible for training recruits after a sex scandal in which dozens of female recruits said they were improperly approached, sexually harassed […]

11/14/2012

Calif. unveiling: national monument for military service dogs

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The first national monument to military dogs will be unveiled in California and eventually be placed in Texas. The U.S. Working Dog Teams National Monument will honor every dog that’s served […]

10/30/2012

Air Force relieves commander over sex scandal

(AP) – Officials tell The Associated Press that the Air Force has relieved a top commander at Lackland Air Force base from his position in the wake of wake of a widening sex scandal. Col. […]

08/10/2012

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