United States Senate Committee on Armed Services

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House panel moves to curb military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a House panel angry over sexual abuse problems in the military are set to vote on a bill that would strip commanding officers of their authority to unilaterally change or […]

05/22/2013

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Lawmakers, White House discuss sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional efforts to combat sexual assault in the military secured the support of the Obama administration as senior White House officials met privately Thursday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers. Outrage over […]

05/09/2013

Michigan Senator Carl Levin (AP Photo)

Officials: Military sex assault reports are up

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Pentagon study shows that the number of sexual assaults reported by members of the military rose from 3,192 to 3,374 in 2012, while the department estimates that as many as […]

05/07/2013

Michigan Senator Carl Levin (AP Photo)

Senator says military plagued by sexual assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual battery arrest of the Air Force officer who led the service’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit underscores how far the Defense Department has to go in addressing the plague […]

05/07/2013

Uncle Sam portrait by James Mongomery Flagg. (AP Photo)

Listen up ladies! Uncle Sam might want you too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tennnnnn-hut, ladies! The next time Uncle Sam comes calling, he’s probably going to want you, too. The lifted ban on women in combat has opened the door to change the law for only men between age 18-25 to register for a military draft.

02/25/2013

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