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NOVEMBER 2014

PENTAGON SEX ASSAULT SURVEY RAISES DOUBTS OF ACCURACY, Rowan Scarborough, The Washington Times, November 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Times, LLC.

ASK THE LAWYER: UNCHARGED OFFENSES RELEVANT IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Mathew B. Tully, Military Times, November 4, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

DOD CELEBRATES MILITARY FAMILY MONTH IN NOVEMBER, Karen Parrish, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: November 3, 2014.

NEW ARMY TRAINING PROGRAM FOCUSES ON COUNSELING, John Richmeier, Leavenworth Times, November 3, 2014. Copyright © 2006-2014 Gatehouse Media, Inc.

ACS 'TAKES BACK THE NIGHT' FROM VIOLENCE, ASSAULT, junguk Yi, Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Yongsan Garrison, KR: November 2, 2014.

AFTER A SEXUAL ASSAULT AND A PREGNANCY, VET KEPT HER PAIN SECRET, Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, November 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Public Radio.

 

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OCTOBER 2014

MILITARY SEX SURVEY DRAWS COMPLAINTS, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: October 31, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

PROBATION FOR FORT CARSON SOLDIER CONVICTED IN SOLICITATION CASE, Kassondra Cloos, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO: October 31, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Colorado Springs Gazette.

GETTING HELP: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND SUPPORT, Jacqueline M. Hames, Soldiers Live, U.S. Army MWR, San Antonio, TX: October 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 ArmyMWR.com.

SERGEANT BUSTED DOWN FOR MALTREATMENT OF PRIVATE, Matt Millham, Stars and Stripes, Kaiserslautern, DE: October 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

SERVICE ACADEMIES, TOO, SHOULD HAVE TO PUBLICLY REPORT SEXUAL ASSAULTS, K. Denise Rucker Krepp, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC: October 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Chronicle of Higher Education.

WOMAN SAYS SHE'S FED UP WITH SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN MILITARY, Rachel Stockman, WSB-TV, Atlanta, GA: October 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Cox Media Group.

VA EXPANDS FRY SCHOLARSHIP TO SURVIVING SPOUSES OF SERVICES MEMBERS WHO DIED ON ACTIVE DUTY, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: October 28, 2014.

CITY, BASE CRIME-FIGHTING PARTNERSHIP GETS NATIONAL RECOGNITION, Michael Todd, The Daily News, Jacksonville, NC: October 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Halifax Media Group.

PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS AN OBLIGATION TO ENSURE A SAFE AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT, Nicole Woods, Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Washington, DC: October 27, 2014.

ABOLISH SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY, Joanne Suder and Christopher Tsui, The Baltimore Sun, October 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Baltimore Sun.

TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Valerie C. Eppler, U.S. Marines Corps, Camp Pendleton, CA: October 22, 2014.

STRENGTHEN COLLABORATION BETWEEN CIVILIAN AND MILITARY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE PROVIDERS, Patricia Williams, PoliticalNews.me, Honolulu, HI: October 18, 2014. Copyright © 2005-2014 BigNews.biz LLC.

DOD RECOGNIZES COMMITMENT TO PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jim Garamone, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: October 15, 2014.

THE MILITARY SHOULD MAKE EVERYONE IN THE SERVICE FOLLOW CALIFORNIA'S 'YES MEANS YES' LAWS, Rachel E. VanLandingham, The Washington Post, October 15, 2014. Copyright © 1996-2014 The Washington Post.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION EFFORT TAILORED TO JUNIOR MARINES, Matthew M. Burke, Stars and Stripes, Camp Foster, Okinawa, JP: October 13, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

MARINE CORPS PREPARES FOR HISTORIC GENDER TEST, Hope Hodge Seck, Military Times, October 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

VETERAN WHO PROMPTED SWAT CALLOUT ARRESTED [UPDATE], Sarah Burge, The Press-Enterprise, Murrieta, CA: October 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Press-Enterprise.

DOD HIGHLIGHTS PROGRAMS TO PREVENT, TREAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Nick Simeone, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: October 9, 2014.

SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS HAVE RIGHT TO MILITARY ATTORNEY, Rachele Adkins, Fort Leavenworth Lamp, October 9, 2014. Copyright © 2006-2014 Gatehouse Media, Inc.

SHOW SEEKS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Nathan Pfau, Army Flier, October 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 BH Media Group Holdings, Inc.

FORT BRAGG LEADERS DISCUSS WAYS TO CURB DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Drew Brooks, The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, NC: October 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 fayobserver.com.

AF ENSURES COMMAND VISIBILITY ON SUBSTANTIATED SEX-RELATED OFFENSES, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: October 2, 2014.

ALASKA GOVERNOR DEFENDS RESPONSE TO NATIONAL GUARD, Becky Bohrer, Associated Press, Military Times, Juneau, AK: October 2, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

NS MAYPORT KICKS OFF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, Michael Wiss, The Florida TImes-Union, October 2, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Florida Times-Union.

SEABEE BASE PILOTING 'BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING', Patrick Ochs, The Sun Herald, Gulfport, MS: October 2, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Sun Herald.

ARMY GENERAL, ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BY SENIOR ADVISOR, RETIRED QUIETLY WITH DEMOTION, Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post, October 1, 2014. Copyright © 1996-2014 The Washington Post.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2014

MILITARY CULTURE ON TRIAL AT FORT LEONARD WOOD, by Editorial Board, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 stltoday.com.

ARMY: IT'S GOOD NEWS THAT SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS ARE UP, Matt Millham, Stars and Stripes, Military.com, Wiesbaden, DE: September 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Military Advantage.

SENATE DEMS DEMAND VA DISABILITY FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, Ramsey Cox, The Hill, September 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

STUDY EXAMINES SERVICEWOMEN'S REPORTING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Deb Venzke, IowaNow, September 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The University of Iowa.

TSC LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOCUSES ON SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION, Sue Krawczyk, U.S. Navy, Great Lakes, IL: September 25, 2014.

FORMER DRILL SERGEANT FOUND GUILTY IN SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CASE AT FORT LEONARD WOOD, Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Fort Leonard Wood, MO: September 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 stltoday.com.

NONPROFIT GROUPS HONORED FOR SUPPORTING TROOPS, VETS AND FAMILIES, Karen Jowers, Military Times, September 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

CRIMINAL OR VICTIM?, Greg Jaffe, The Washington Post, Fairbanks, AK: September 20, 2014. Copyright © 1996-2014 The Washington Post.

"IT'S ON US" TO PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULT, Lyn Hammer, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, September 19, 2014.

IG: SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATORS SHOULD IMPROVE METHODS, Andrew Tilghman, Military Times, September 16, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation. See report.

BASE COMMANDER FACES SEX ASSAULT CHARGE, David Larter, Navy Times, September 8, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

DOVER AFB AIRMAN JAILED ON CHILD PORN CHARGES, Dover Post, Dover, DE: September 8, 2014. Copyright © 2006-2014 Gatehouse Media, Inc.

GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL CONVICTS OFFICER, Schriever Air Force Base, Schriever AFB, CO: September 8, 2014.

SURVIVORS OF MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA: HERE IS HOW TO GET HELP, Nate Penn, The Q Blog, GQ, September 8, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Condé Nast.

"SON, MEN DON'T GET RAPED", Nathaniel Penn, GQ, September 2014. Copyright © 2014 Condé Nast.

 

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AUGUST 2014

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND REPORTS SEXUAL HARASSMENT, GETS CRITICIZED BY MEDIA, Alice Ollstein, Think Progress, August 28, 2014. Copyright © 2005-2014 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

TWO-STAR GENERAL DEMOTED FOR LACK OF ATTENTION TO SEX ASSAULT CASE, ARMY SAYS, Military Times, August 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

FORT LEE INCIDENT NOW THE THIRD ACTIVE SHOOTING THIS YEAR ON U.S. MILITARY BASES, Ben Watson, Defense One, August 25, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

NEW LAW REQUIRES CIVILIAN REVIEW OF CALIFORNIA MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Nina Liss-Schultz, RH Reality Check, August 25, 2014.

'WE LOST OUR JOBS FOR REPORTING BEING RAPE': HAUNTING PHOTO ESSAY DEPICTS THE SUFFERING OF WOMEN WHO WERE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE U.S. MILITARY, Joel Christie, Daily Mail, August 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Newspapers Ltd.

MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING MARINE'S WIFE TO BE EXTRADITED FROM ALASKA, James Barragan, Los Angeles Times, August 21, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Los Angeles Times.

THE SEXIST FACEBOOK MOVEMENT THE MARINE CORPS CAN'T STOP, Brian Adams Jones, Task & Purpose, August 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hirepurpose.

MILITARY WORKPLACE SURVEY TO GAUGE SEXUAL ASSAULT, HARASSMENT, Stars and Stripes, Kaiserslautern, DE: August 19, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

SUB CO FIRED FOLLOWING DOMESTIC ABUSE ARREST, David Larter, Navy Times, August 15, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

AIR FORCE COACHES TOLD TO HELP CURB ASSAULTS, Dan Elliott, Associated Press, Air Force Academy, CO: August 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Associated Press.

SPANGDAHLEM-BASED AIR FORCE PILOT CONVICTED OF RAPE, Nancy Montgomery, Stars and Stripes, August 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

SAILOR TO BE PUNISHED FOR RAPE THREAT TOWARD RECRUIT ON SOCIAL MEDIA, James Queally, Los Angeles Times, August 13, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Los Angeles Times.

VA TAKES BIG STRIDES IN TREATING MILITARY SEX TRAUMA VICTIMS, Carolyn Freundlich, Medill News Service, Military Times, August 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

PRO-TROOP CHARITY MISLEADS DONORS WHILE LINING POLITICAL CONSULTANTS' POCKETS, Kim Barker, ProPublica, August 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 ProPublica Inc.

RAPE CULTURE AT THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY: THE SHOCKING TRUTH NO ONE WANTS TO CONFRONT, Katie McDonough, Salon, August 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Salon Media Group, Inc.

EL PASO HOMELESS SHELTER TO FOCUS ON FEMALE VETERANS, Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune, El Paso, TX: August 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Texas Tribune.

WOMEN IN MILITARY DRINK LESS THAN CIVILIANS, REPORT SHOWS, Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay News, MedlinePlus, Bethesda, MD: August 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 HealthDay.

 

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JULY 2014

MAI FERNANDEZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME IS HONORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR EXCEPTIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE, The National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: July 31, 2014.

BILL AIMS TO STRENGTHEN FORENSIC TRAINING IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Patricia Kime, Military Times, July 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

NEW VA HEAD INHERITS SEX ASSAULT CRISIS, Meredith Clark, MSNBC, July 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NBC News.

2 VICENZA SOLDIERS ACCUSED OF BEATING, RAPING PREGNANT WOMAN, Nancy Montgomery, Stars and Stripes, Vicenza, IT: July 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

INVESTIGATION REVEALS CREEPY DETAILS BEHIND MARINE COLONEL'S FIRING, Hope Hodge Seck, Marine Corps Times, July 21, 2014.  Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS AGAINST U.S. ARMED FORCES FAIL IN D.C. CIRCUIT, Marcia Coyle, Legal Times, The National Law Journal, July 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 ALM Media Properties, LLC.

DOD, DOJ IMPROVE SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE ADVOCATE TRAINING, Armed Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: July 17, 2014.

TEEN LEADER IN YOUNG MARINES CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE, Deb Belt, Annapolis Patch, July 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Planck LLC d/b/a Patch Media.

CONFUSION MARRED POLICE RESPONSE TO NAVY YARD SHOOTING, REPORT FINDS, Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams, The Washington Post, July 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

RATE OF SUICIDE AMONG OREGON MILITARY VETERANS OUTPACES CIVILIAN RATES, Mike Francis, The Oregonian, July 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Oregon LIve LLC.

SAILOR UNDER INVESTIGATION IN FACEBOOK RAPE THREAT, David Larter, Navy Times, July 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

ROYERSFORD MAN CONVICTED OF ASSAULT APPLIES FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS TREATMENT COURT, Dan Clark, The Times Herald, July 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Times Herald.

ONE IN FOUR VETS KNOW A MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA VICTIM, Susan Sorenson, Gallup, Princeton, NJ: July 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gallup, Inc.

FEMALE VETERANS AT HIGHER RISK FOR PARTNER VIOLENCE, Rick Nauert, Psych Central, July 7, 2014. Copyright © 1995-2014 Psych Central.

PANEL MEMBER: MILITARY SEX ASSAULT RESPONSE HARD TO FIX, Dianna Cahn, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA: July 7, 2014. Copyright © 1993-2014 The Virginian-Pilot.

WOMEN VETERANS WANT OPTIONS, FOLLOW UP SUPPORT WHEN DEALING WITH INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE, Medical Xpress, July 3, 2014. Copyright © 2011-2014 Medical Xpress.

DOD ANNOUNCES NEW AWARD FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION INNOVATION, Armed Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: July 1, 2014.

 

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JUNE 2014

FORT BRAGG SOLDIER NAMED SUSPECT IN DEATH OF PANAMANIAN WOMAN, Drew Brooks, The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, NC: June 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 fayobserver.com.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PANEL: KEEP PROSECUTIONS IN CHAIN OF COMMAND, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, June 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

IN MILITARY CARE, A PATTERN OF ERRORS BUT NOT SCRUTINY, Sharon LaFraniere and Andrew W. Lehren, The New York Times, Fort Sill, OK: June 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

U.S. AIR FORCE AIRMAN STATIONED AT FORT BRAGG CHARGED WITH SEVERAL SEX OFFENSES INVOLVING A TEENAGER, Nathan Hardin, The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, NC: June 23, 2014. Copyright © 2014 fayobserver.com.

WHY MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS HAVE TROUBLE GETTING THE BENEFITS THEY DESERVE, Alissa Scheller, The Huffington Post, June 23, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

GENERAL REDUCED 2 GRADES IN SEX MISCONDUCT CASE, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, Washington, DC: June 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Associated Press.

SLAUGHTER SUCCESSFULLY LEADS EFFORT IN HOUSE TO FULLY FUND MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE OFFICE, U.S. Representative Louise M. Slaughter, Washington, DC: June 19, 2014.

2014 DACOWITS COMMITTEE MEMBERS ANNOUNCED, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: June 13, 2014.

FEARS IN WAKE OF COAST GUARD SEX ASSAULTS, Vivian Ho, SFGate, June 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Communications Inc.

ARMY JUDGE: LEADERSHIP DIDN'T AFFECT COURT-MARTIAL, Nathan Hardin, The Fayetteville Observer, Military.com, June 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Military Advantage.

REPORT: BENEFITS CLAIMS RELATED TO SEXUAL ASSAULT TREATED UNEVENLY, Leo Shane III, Air Force Times, June 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

MILITARY'S NEW SEXUAL-ASSAULT RULES PRESENT UNCHARTED LEGAL GROUND, Michael Doyle, McClatchy DC, Washington, DC: June 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 McClatchy Washington Bureau.

ADMIRAL HOPES TO SQUELCH MILITARY SCANDALS, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: June 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 USA Today.

HOPE AFTER VIOLENCE ~ WOMEN VETERANS ARE TWICE AS LIKELY AS MEN TO EXPERIENCE PTSD. WE JUST DON'T TALK ABOUT IT., Alex Hannaford, Texas Observer, June 4, 2014.  Copyright © 2014 Texas Observer.

REPORT: BLUE ANGELS BOSS TOLERATED PORN, LEWDNESS, Meghann Myers, Navy Times, June 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSPITALS VARY WIDELY IN PATIENT CARE, Thomas M. Burton and Damian Paletta, The Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

WOMAN TESTIFIES ABOUT ALLEGED PROSTITUTION RING AT FORT HOOD, Esther Robards-Forbes, Austin American-Statesman, Fort Hood, TX: June 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Cox Media Group.

 

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MAY 2014

NEWSFLASH: ONE MORE REASON WHY MILITARY WOMEN NEED MORE PROTECTION FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT, Anita Little, Blog, Ms. Magazine, Arlington, VA: May 30, 2014.  Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

GI SEX ABUSE HAS POWERFUL FOES, Karisa King and Gary Martin, San Antonio Express-News, May 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

PENTAGON SAYS UNCOVERING THE TRUTH ABOUT MILITARY SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS TOO BURDENSOME ~ HUH?, Sandra Park, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SURVEY SHOWS LACKLAND MTIs 'SCARED TO TRAIN', Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, May 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

ARMY STAFF SERGEANT ACCUSED OF NUMEROUS SEX ASSAULTS IN AFGHANISTAN AND MISSOURI, Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post, May 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

GERMANY-BASED ARMY OFFICER CONVICTED OF RAPING THREE DAUGHTERS, John Vandiver, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: Stuttgart, DE: May 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND BULLYING AT VA PHOENIX MEDICAL FACILITIES?, Bob Brewin, Nextgov, May 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

EXCLUSIVE: TEXAS VA RUN LIKE A 'CRIME SYNDICATE," WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS, Jacob Siegel, The Daily Beast, May 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Beast Company LLC.

A 'GAP IN SERVICE DELIVERY' FOR FEMALE VETERANS, Nia-Malika Henderson, The Washington Post, May 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

PENTAGON USING CHANGE IN DIAGNOSES TO HIDE SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, CRITICS CHARGE, Jacqueline Klimas, The Washington Times, May 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Times, LLC.

BROKEN LINKS: VICTIM ADVOCATE STEPS UP TO STOP SEXUAL ASSAULT, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, May 22, 2014.

CALIFORNIA BILL COULD CHANGE MILITARY SEX ASSAULT, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News and World Report, May 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 U.S. News and World Report LP.

MARINE'S SEXUAL ASSAULT CONVICTION OVERTURNED BECAUSE OF COMMANDANT'S TOUGH TALK, Michael Doyle, McClatchy DC, Washington, DC: May 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 McClatchy Washington Bureau.

MOM GOES TO WAR: THE SECRET LIVES OF THE WOMEN WHO PROTECT OUR COUNTRY, Lane Anderson, Deseret News, Great Bend Tribune, May 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Great Bend Tribune.

VETERANS ACCUSED OF CRIMES COULD HAVE COMBAT EFFECTS CONSIDERED UNDER NEW BILL, Chris Bolt, WAER, Syracuse, NY: May 21, 2014. Copyright © 2014 WAER.

DEPORTED VETERANS ASK OBAMA FOR RELIEF, Leigh Ann Caldwell, CNN, updated May 19, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Cable News Network.

A SERVICE-UNITED APPROACH TO SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE, Sean Buck, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, May 19, 2014.

PATRICK STEWART ON SCI-FI, HELPING DISTRESSED VETS, AND HIS BROMANCE WITH IAN MCKELLEN, Erin Hill, Parade, May 17, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Parade Publications Inc.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT, NOT ASSAULT, IS FOCUS OF NEW DOD REPORT, Chris Carroll, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: May 16, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

OLDEST LIVING WWII VET TURNING 108, Daniel Armbruster, KTBC ~ Fox 7, Austin, TX: May 9, 2014. Copyright © 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow.

SENS. MURRAY, COLLINS URGE ACTION ON MERCHANT MARINE SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Office of Senator Susan Collins, Washington, DC: May 8, 2014.

VETERANS GROUPS FILE LAWSUIT ALLEGING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA SURVIVORS, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: May 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS MAY GET AMNESTY FOR MINOR CRIMES, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News and World Report, May 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 U.S. News and World Report LP.

PENTAGON PRESSURED TO SHOW PROGRESS ON ASSAULTS, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, May 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 POLITICO LLC.

NAVAL ACADEMY SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS CHANGE THE LIVES OF FOUR MIDSHIPMEN, Annys Shin, The Washington Post, Eight Mile, AL: May 4, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION CHIEF WANTS TO BUILD ON PROGRESS, Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, May 2, 2014.

DOD ISSUES NEW INITIATIVES TO ELIMINATE SEXUAL ASSAULT, UPDATES PREVENTION STRATEGY AND RELEASES 2013 ANNUAL REPORT ON SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, May 1, 2014.

GILLIBRAND STATEMENT ON NEW DOD MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT, Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Washington, DC: May 1, 2014.

HAGEL: NUMBERS REFLECT VICTIM CONFIDENCE IN REPORTING ASSAULTS, Nick Simeone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, May 1, 2014.

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT CLAIMS RISE AFTER PENTAGON LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN URGING VICTIMS TO REPORT, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

PENTAGON SAYS REPORTING IS UP, BUT SEXUAL ASSAULTS ARE NOT, Stephanie Gaskell, Defense One, May 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

PENTAGON SEES SURGE IN REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AMONG SERVICE MEMBERS, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, May 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

 

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APRIL 2014

INTRODUCING THE 'BROKEN LINKS" SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION VIDEO SERIES, Sean Buck, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, April 30, 2014.

YALE LAW SCHOOL SUIT ALLEGES VETERANS ADMINISTRATION BIASED AGAINST SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS WITH PTSD, Mary E. O'Leary, New Haven Register, New Haven, CT: April 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014 New Haven Register.

"I WAS RAPED..." MARINE SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ATTACK, Malorie Maddox, WOWT-TV NBC,Omaha, NE: April 29, 2014. Copyright © 2002-2014 WOWT-TV.

FLA. MILITARY MOM ON TRIAL FOR KILLING KIDS, Associated Press, NPR, Tampa, FL: April 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Public Radio.

NEW ROLL CALL RELEASED: CMSAF ADDRESSES SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION, Torri Ingalsbe, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: April 28, 2014.

VETERANS TALK ABOUT WOMEN IN COMBAT, Barbara Mujica, The Blog, The Huffington Post, April 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SOLDIER ON TRIAL BECAUSE REPORTER KEPT DIGGING, Karen Peterson, The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA: April 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The News Tribune.

NAVY REASSIGNS EX-BLUE ANGELS COMMANDER AFTER COMPLAINT HE ALLOWED SEXUAL HARASSMENT, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, April 23, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

NEW YORK ANG LEADERSHIP COMMITTED TO FIXING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, ASSAULT, Michelle Gonzalez, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: April 23, 2014.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION: ACCELERATING CHANGE IN OUR CULTURE, James Wyatt, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, April 23, 2014.

ARMY GENERAL DISCIPLINED OVER MISHANDLING OF SEXUAL-ASSAULT CASE IN JAPAN, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, April 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

FORT RILEY QUICKLY OVERHAULS ITS SEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE RESPONSE, Rick Montgomery, The Kansas City Star, Fort Riley, KS: April 19, 2014. Copyright © 2014 KansasCity.com.

RAISING CONGRESSIONAL AWARENESS ABOUT MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS, MSNBC, April 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NBC News.

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES, Andrew Schneider, U.S. Navy, Virginia Beach, VA: April 18, 2014.

MST, PTSD AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFTEN BEGIN BEFORE SERVICE, Angela Woodall, California Health Report, Sacramento, CA: April 17, 2014. Copyright © 2014 California Health Report.

U.S. SPECIAL FORCES STRUGGLE WITH RECORD SUICIDES: ADMIRAL, Warren Strobel, Reuters, Tampa, FL: April 17, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Thomson Reuters.

HAGEL LAUNCHES BROAD REVIEW OF MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM, Andrew Tilghman, Marine Corps Times, April 16, 2014.  Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

HELPLINE MARKS 3 YEARS OF AIDING SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, April 16, 2014.

SecAF: AF COMMITTED TO PREVENTING SEXUAL ASSAULT (video), U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: April 16, 2014.

AF RECEIVES TOP HONORS FOR SPECIAL VICTIMS' COUNSEL PROGRAM, Torri Ingalsbe, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: April 15, 2014.

VETERANS AND WHITE SUPREMACY, Kathleen Belew, The New York Times, Evanston, IL: April 15, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

PENTAGON PLANS MAJOR REVIEW OF MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM, Timothy M. Phelps, Los Angeles Times, Washington, DC: April 15, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Los Angeles Times.

DOD UNVEILS IMPROVED SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION TRAINING, Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: April 14, 2014.

THE WARS' TOLL ON FEMALE IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS, Peyton Craighill, The Washington Post, April 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

A LOYAL SOLDIER DOESn'T DESERVE THIS, Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times, April 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

FORT HOOD SHOOTING: STEREOTYPES SURROUNDING MENTAL ILLNESS, Callie Parrish, The Daily Cougar, Houston, TX: April 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Cougar.

DEMPSEY COMPARES SEXUAL ASSAULT TO INSIDER ATTACKS, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: April 10, 2014.

WOMEN MEMBERS OF THE CBC SEND LETTER TO DOD SECRETARY HAGEL ON UNAUTHORIZED HAIRSTYLES, Congressional Black Caucus, Washington, DC: April 10, 2014. 

WHY THE SCAREMONGERING ABOUT MURDEROUS VETERANS IS RIDICULOUS, Paul Szoldra, Business Insider Australia, April 9, 2014.  Copyright © 2007-2014 Allure Media.

MARINE SHOT DEAD AT CAMP LEJEUNE GATE; LIKELY AN ACCIDENT, OFFICIALS SAY, Hope Hodge Seck, Marine Corps Times, April 8, 2014.  Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SOLDIERS WANT OK TO CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS ON BASE, Michelle Tan, Army Times, April 8, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

ARMY RELEASES DETAILED ACCOUNT OF BASE RAMPAGE, Manny Fernandez and Alan Blinder, International New York Times, Killeen, TX: April 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

HIGH RISK OF MILITARY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON THE HOME FRONT, Stacy Bannerman, SFGate, April 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Communications Inc.

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH KICKS OFF AT SUBMARINE FORCE PACIFIC, Jason Swink, U.S. Navy, Pearl Harbor, NNS: April 5, 2014.

FORT HOOD: A TRAGIC REMINDER OF THE MILITARY'S MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, April 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Nation.

FOUR DEAD, 16 WOUNDED IN NEW MASS SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD, Kristina Wong, The Hill, April 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

GILLIBRAND: BATTLE AHEAD OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Susan Page, USA Today, April 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 USA Today.

MASTER-AT-ARMS "A" SCHOOL ENGAGES SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH, Jesse Lindsey, Center for Security Forces Public Affairs, U.S. Navy, San Antonio, NNS: April 3, 2014.

POLICY MANDATES GREATER SUPPORT FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Fort Belvoir, VA: April 3, 2014.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION ADVOCATE SPEAKS OUT, Lisa Ferdinando, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: April 3, 2014.

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF ISSUE VIDEO MESSAGE ON SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, April 1, 2014. Watch video.

5 THINGS TO SAY TO SOMEONE WHO THINKS ALL VETS ARE CRAZY, Rebekah Sanderlin, Military Spouse, April 2014. Copyright © 2014 Military Spouse.

AFTER THE WARS ~ SIX PART SERIES, The Washington Post. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

A Legacy of Pain and Pride (part 1 of 6), Rajiv Chandrasekaran, March 29, 2014.

Wanted: Heroes (part 2 of 6), Greg Jaffe, April 2, 2014.

The Other Wounds (part 3 of 6), Rajiv Chandrasekaran, April 8, 2014.

The Choice (part 4 of 6), Stephanie McCrummen, April 12, 2014.

'Ugh. I Miss it.' (part 5 of 6), Eli Saslow, April 19, 2014.

Cold Calculations (part 6 of 6), Greg Jaffe, May 20, 2014.

 

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MARCH 2014

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH, Sean Buck, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, March 31, 2014.

THE THINGS SHE CARRIED, Cara Hoffman, International New York Times, March 31, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

NEW CORPS OF MILITARY LAWYERS HELP RAPE VICTIMS, Michael Biesecker and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Fort Bragg, NC: March 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Seattle Media, LLC.

FORMER AIR FORCE INSTRUCTOR GETS 8 MONTHS IN PRISON, Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, March 28, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

REPORTS, PROSECUTIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS INCREASE, Brian Everstine, Air Force Times, March 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

TRANSITIONING FROM THE BATTLEFIELD TO THE CLASSROOM (audio), Jane Lindholm and Ric Cengeri, Vermont Public Radio, March 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Vermont Public Radio.

EXPERTS DUEL OVER WHAT KILLED GA. SOLDER'S WIFE, Russ Bynum, Associated Press, Fort Stewart, GA: March 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Press.

ARMY SOLDIER SUFFOCATES PREGNANT WIFE TO DEATH, ALSO CHARGED WITH KILLING UNBORN CHILD, Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com, Washington, DC: March 24, 2014. Copyright © 2003-2014 LifeNews.com.

OUR MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM NEEDS MORE REFORM, Editorial Board, The Washington Post, March 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

BOOTS ON THE BUDGET, Linda Bilmes, The Boston Globe, March 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC.

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS, DUI CHARGES COULD DISQUALIFY COASTIES, Meghann Myers, Navy Times, March 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

HOW DID GENERAL SINCLAIR GET OFF?, Jacob Siegel, The Daily Beast, March 21, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Beast Company LLC.

FORMER FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER, Tavia D. Green, The Leaf Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: March 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 www.theleafchronicle.com.

FORMER NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER ACQUITTED IN SEX ASSAULT CASE, Pamela Wood and Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun, Washington, DC: March 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Baltimore Sun.

OFFICIALS INVESTIGATING DEATH OF MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS VET WHO 'BAKED TO DEATH' IN A NEW YORK CITY JAIL CELL, Steven Hsieh, The Nation, March 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Nation.

RESULTS OF FEBRUARY COURTS-MARTIAL RELEASED, Navy Times, March 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CASE ENDS WITH NO JAIL TIME FOR GENERAL, Richard A. Oppel, Jr., The New York Times, Fort Bragg, NC: March 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

WILL MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS FIND JUSTICE? (issue advisory), NOW Foundation, March 19, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Organization for Women.

BREAK THE CHAIN OF COMMAND ON MILITARY SEX ASSAULT CASES, Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

'I'M A GOOD PERSON AND YET I'VE DONE BAD THINGS' ~ A WARRIOR'S MORAL DILEMMA (a series), David Wood, The Huffington Post. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

The Grunts ~ Damned If They Kill, Damned If They Don't, March 18, 2014.

The Recruits ~ When Right and Wrong are Hard to Tell Apart, March 19, 2014.

Healing ~ Can We Treat Moral Wounds?, March 20, 2014.

Sidebar ~ 'It Wasn't Afghanistan Where He Died. It Was Right Here.', March 19, 2014.

A BROKEN MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM, Editorial Board, The New York Times, March 17, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The New York Times Company.

COAST GUARDSMAN SENTENCED FOR WRONGFUL SEXUAL CONDUCT, Catherine Rogers, WAVY, Portsmouth, VA: March 17, 2014. Copyright © 2000-2014 Hampton Roads, VA Local News, Weather, Sports.

PALS SAY LOCAL GI'S AWARD TOOK TOO LONG, Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, Austin, TX: March 16, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

IOWA ADVANCES CURBS ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Kourtney Liepelt, Associated Press, The Washington Times, Des Moines, IA: March 15, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Press.

"SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY IS A CRISIS", SAID CONGRESSWOMAN JACKIE SPEIER, Robert Tilford, GroundReport, March 14, 2014.

DEBATE OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS FAR FROM OVER, Richard Lardner, Associated Press, Washington, DC: March 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Press.

FIGHT AGAINST MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HITS NEW MILESTONE (audio and transcript), Tell Me More, NPR, March 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NPR.

POLICE: FORT BRAGG SOLDIER ACCUSED OF MOLESTING 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL, Nathan Hardin, Fayetteville Observer, Lillington, NC: March 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 fayobserver.com.

SENATE PASSES LIMITED MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REFORM BILL, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: March 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

CLAIRE McCASKILL'S SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL PASSES, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, March 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 POLITICO LLC.

JUDGE RULES ARMY COMMAND INTERFERED IN SINCLAIR SEX ASSAULT CASE, David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times, Fort Bragg, NC: March 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Los Angeles Times.

SEN. MCCASKILL'S MILITARY SEXUAL-ASSAULT BILL IS MEATIER THAN ADVERTISED, Melinda Henneberger, The Washington Post, March 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

TROOPS IN KEY POSTS MAY BE RECHECKED FOR SEX OFFENSES, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: March 8, 2014. Copyright © 2014 USA Today.

MILITARY RAPE SURVIVOR: SEN. MCCASKILL BETRAYED US, The Lead with Jake Tapper, CNN, March 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Cable News Network.

WHAT GILLIBRAND GOT WRONG ABOUT MILITARY SEXUAL-ASSAULT, Amy Davidson, Close Read Blog, The New Yorker, March 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Condé Nast.

ARMY SEX ASSAULT PROSECUTOR SUSPENDED OVER ALLEGED ASSAULT, Army Times, March 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

GILLIBRAND'S MILITARY SEXUAl-Assault BILL FAILS IN SENATE, Stacy Kaper, Government Executive, March 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

SENATE BLOCKS GILLIBRAND MILITARY SEX ASSAULT BILL, Jeremy Herb and Ramsey Cox, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, March 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

SENATE BLOCKS GILLIBRAND'S MILITARY SEXUAL-ASSAULT BILL (UPDATED) (video), Niels Lesniewski, #WGDB Blog, Roll Call, March 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 CQ Roll Call.

SENATE TO VOTE ON COMPETING MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILLS, Jay Newton-Small, Time, March 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Time Inc.

ARMY GENERAL PLEADS GUILTY TO ADULTERY, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, March 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

GILLIBRAND REACTS TO AIR FORCE RAPE CASE FIRST REPORTED BY THE DAILY BEAST, Jacob Siegel, The Daily Beast, March 5, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Beast Company LLC.

OBAMA REQUESTS 'SMALLER' $500 BILLION DEFENSE BUDGET, Stephanie Gaskell and Kevin Baron, Defense One, March 4, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

SPIES, LIES AND RAPE IN THE AIR FORCE: AN UNDERCOVER AGENT'S STORY, The Daily Beast, March 4, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Beast Company LLC.

LACK OF MARRIAGE RECOGNITION HARMS MILITARY FAMILIES AND UNDERMINES NATIONAL SECURITY, OutServe-SLDN and American Military Partner Association, Washington, DC: March 3, 2014. Copyright © 1995-2014 OutServe-SLDN. Read Amicus Brief.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN THE MILITARY ~ AND WHY KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND IS PUSHING REFORM TO THE TOP OF HER AGENDA, Mimi Swartz, Vogue, March 2014. Copyright © 2014 Condé Nast.

 

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FEBRUARY 2014

THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND THE LEGACY OF SHELLSHOCK, Greg Eghigian, Psychiatric Times, February 28, 2014. Copyright ©1996- 2014 UBM Medica, LLC.

RETIRED MARINE REVEALS SECRET SUFFERING OF MALE MILITARY RAPE VICTIMS, Caitlin Dickson, The Daily Beast, February 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Daily Beast Company LLC.

ARMY DISQUALIFIES 588 SOLDIERS AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT REVIEW, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: February 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 USA Today.

CONGRESSIONAL TRAUMA: GILLIBRAND CONTINUES INTREPID CAMPAIGN VS. SEXUAL ASSAULT IN MILITARY, James Warren, The Swamp Blog, New York Daily News, February 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NYDailyNews.com.

PROSECUTOR'S DEPARTURE FUELS DEBATE OVER COMMAND INFLUENCE IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Andrew Tilghman and Joe Gould, Army Times, February 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY CLIMBED IN FY 2013, Chris Carroll, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: February 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Stars and Stripes.

SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS RECOUNT MILITARY SYSTEM'S FAILURES, Patricia Kime, Military Times, Washington, DC: February 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

JUDGE IN SEX ASSAULT TRIAL COULD TAP JURY OUTSIDE NAVAL ACADEMY, Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun, February 25, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Baltimore Sun.

GOP SENATOR BLOCKS VOTES ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT TO PUSH IRAN SANCTIONS, Michael McAuliff, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: February 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

US MILITARY'S NEW TACTIC TO CURTAIL SEXUAL ASSAULTS: NAB SERIAL 'PREDATORS', Anna Mulrine, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: February 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Christian Science Monitor.

EX-MARINE'S SUIT OVER SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE FACES UPHILL BATTLE, Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau, Miami Herald, Washington, DC: February 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Miami Herald Media Company.

PROSECUTOR QUITS SINCLAIR SEX ASSAULT CASE, Joe Gould, Army Times, February 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SENATOR CLAIRE MCCASKILL ANSWERED YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT SEXUAL Assault IN THE MILITARY, Taking the Hill, MSNBC, February 13, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NBC News.

ACCOUNTABILITY ACTIONS IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Rear Adm. Sean Buck, Navy Live Blog, U.S. Navy, February 10, 2014.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL EXPECTED TO COME TO VOTE THIS WEEK, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: February 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

AP FINDINGS ON US MILITARY SEX CRIMES IN JAPAN, Associated Press, PCH Frontpage, February 9, 2014. Copyright © 2004-2014 Publishers Clearing House.

DOCUMENTS REVEAL CHAOTIC MILITARY SEX-ABUSE RECORD, Yuri Kageyama and Richard Lardner, Associated Press, Tokyo, JP: February 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Press.

MILITARY ASSAULT OVERHAUL GOES TO WIRE, Darren Samuelsohn and Juana Summers, POLITICO, February 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 POLITICO LLC.

NEW MONTANA SENATOR COULD BOOST GILLIBRAND'S MILITARY SEX ASSAULT BILL, Brian Tumulty, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, February 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.

MAREX OP-ED: COMBATTING SEXUAl Assault IN THE MILITARY, Denise Krepp, The Maritime Executive, February 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Maritime Executive.

SENATOR, OUTSIDE GROUP PUSH BACK AGAINST MILITARY SEXUAl Assault REPORT, Jordain Carney, Government Executive, February 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

 

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JANUARY 2014

85,000 US VETS TRAUMATIZED BY SEXUAL ABUSE IN 2013 (video and transcript), Press TV, Tehran, IR: January 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Press TV.

REID: SENATE WILL VOTE ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Ramsey Cox, Floor Action Blog, The Hill, January 27, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

MILITARY BRASS, BEHAVING BADLY: FILES DETAIL A SPATE OF MISCONDUCT DOGGING ARMED FORCES, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, January 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Washington Post Company.

GOP CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE EXPLAINS WHY MILITARY RAPE IS NATURAL, Allie Jones, Government Executive, January 15, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

WHY IS KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND'S MILITARY SEXUAL-ASSAULT BILL STALLED OUT?, Stacy Kaper, Government Executive, January 13, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND STRUGGLING IN HER FIGHT OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Stacy Kaper, National Journal, January 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

SEXISM PART OF MILITARY ACADEMY CULTURE, PENTAGON REPORT SAYS, Paul J. Richards, U.S. News on NBC News, January 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 NBCNews.

2014 NDAA ORDERS INVESTIGATION INTO WRONGFUL DISCHARGES IN MILITARY, Wendy Innes, Independent Voter Network, January 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 FIVE.

NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION CHIEF BRIEFS ON ACADEMY REPORT, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC, January 10, 2014.

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS DROP AT SERVICE ACADEMIES, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: January 10, 2014.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE MILITARY: WHAT FEMALE CADETS HAVE TO SAY, Anna Mulrine, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: January 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Christian Science Monitor.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS PANEL MEETS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News and World Report, January 8, 2014. Copyright © 2014 U.S. News and World Report LP.

NEW LAW BRINGS CHANGES TO UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, David Vergun, Armed Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: January 8, 2014.

THE NEXT FIGHT OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT IS ALREADY HERE, Stacy Kaper, Defense One, January 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 National Journal Group, Inc.

RAPID FALL FOR ARMY GENERAL ACCUSED OF SEX CRIMES, Michael Biesecker, Associated Press, Military.com, Fort Bragg, NC: January 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Associated Press.

TELL ME AGAIN, WHY DID MY FRIENDS DIE IN IRAQ?, Paul Szoldra, Business Insider, January 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Business Insider, Inc.

WOMAN TO WATCH IN 2014: SENATOR GILLIBRAND (video), Samuel Warde, Liberals Unite, January 1, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Liberals Unite.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY: A DISCUSSION OF THE CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PREVENTION, Mary Ellen O'Toole, Christopher Kilmartin and Jeffery Peterson, Violence and Gender (volume 1, number 1), 2014. Copyright © 2014 Mary Ann Liebert.

 

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DECEMBER 2013

SOLDIER GETS 28 YEARS FOR SEXUALY ASSAULTING 3-YEAR-OLD SON, Joe Gould, Army Times, December 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

AIR FORCE MEMBER'S ALLEGATION OF SEX ASSAULT BRINGS HIM MORE GRIEF, David S. Cloud, Los Angeles Times, Travis Air Force Base, CA: December 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Los Angeles Times.

VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT 'SAFE WITH MEDICAL FORENSIC NURSES', David Vergun, U.S. Army, Washington, DC: December 30, 2013.

NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICIES FOR THE MILITARY MAY NOT GO FAR ENOUGH, Editorial Board, The Washington Post, December 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

THE CASE FOR FEMALE SEALS, Elliot Ackerman, The Atlantic, Defense One, December 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS JUMP BY 50 PERCENT, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: December 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

PENTAGON SEES 50 PERCENT RISE IN REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN 2013, Reuters, Washington, DC: December 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Thomson Reuters.

AIRMEN TO BE EVALUATED ON HOW THEY CREATE POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT, Tom Roeder, Stars and Stripes, December 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

OBAMA SIGNS DEFENSE BILL CRACKING DOWN ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Honolulu, HI: December 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SEX ASSAULT LATEST TARGET FOR MILITARY TRAILBLAZER, Adam Ashton, The News Tribune, December 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The News Tribune.

'HUGE WIN FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT': CONGRESS SENDS DEFENSE BILL TO OBAMA, Donna Cassata, Associated Press, NBC Politics on NBC News, Washington, DC: December 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

OBAMA ORDERS MILITARY TO REVIEW SEXUAL ASSAULT, Donna Cassata and Nedra Pickler, Associated Press, Frontpage, December 20, 2013. Copyright © 2004-2013 Publishers Clearing House.

CONGRESS APPROVES REFORMS TO ADDRESS SEXUAL ASSAULT, RAPE IN MILITARY, Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post, December 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MIKULSKI URGES PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION INCLUDING HISTORIC REFORMS ADDRESSING THE ONGOING PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, Office of Senator Barbara Mikulski, Washington, DC: December 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Senator Barbara Mikulski.

AIR FORCE REMOVES LT. GEN. FRANKLIN FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE, Nancy Montgomery, Stars and Stripes, December 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

ALLEGED ASSAULT VICTIM SEEKS COURT RECORDS FROM NAVAL ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT, Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun, December 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Baltimore Sun.

MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS FOR TROOPS, VETS GET STAR-POWER BOOST, Patricia Kime, Army Times, December 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

NAVY SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION: IMPROVE VICTIM RESPONSE, Sean S. Buck, NAVY LIVE Blog, U.S. Navy, December 18, 2013.

NCIS STRUGGLING WITH SEX-ASSAULT CASELOAD, Sam Fellman, Navy Times, December 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

APD ADVISES U.S. MILITARY ON SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Vickie Aldous, Ashland Daily Tidings, Medford, OR: December 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Local Media Group, Inc.

PENTAGON'S SEXUAL-ASSAULT PREVENTION CHIEF STEPS DOWN, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: December 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

STRONG VANILLA ~ THE RELENTLESS VOICE OF KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, December 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Condé Nast.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND EXPECTS JANUARY VOTE ON MILITARY SEX ASSAULT BILL, Brian Tumulty, The Journal News, Washington, DC: December 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.lohud.com.

BREAKING THE SILENCE ~ MEN WHO ARE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED IN THE MILITARY, Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun, December 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Baltimore Sun.

DEFENSE BILL AIMED AT SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS FACES CHALLENGE IN SENATE, Newsmax, December 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press.

MALE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS FACE DIFFICULTIES (video), The Baltimore Sun, December 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Baltimore Sun.

MILWAUKEE RAPE RULING BOLSTERS VICTIMS IN JAPAN, Catherine Makino, Women's eNews, December 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

TREATMENT COURTS TAKE ROOT WITH VETS MENTORING VETS, Patricia Kime, Military Times, December 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

THE LOBOTOMY FILES: FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS, Michael M. Phillips, The Wall Street Journal, December 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO SEX ASSAULT VICTIM TESTIFIES BEFORE PENTAGON PANEL, Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, Austin, TX: December 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

SEXUAL ASSAULT FIGHT: 'IT'S LONG FROM OVER', Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, December 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

CONGRESS AIMS TO FIX MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: December 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND WON'T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER, Jay Newton-Small, Time, December 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Time Inc.

GILLIBRAND SEES ASSAULT VOTE SLIP AWAY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: December 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

FACE OF DEFENSE: SPECIAL COUNSEL AIDS SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, Blair Heusdens, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, St. Paul, MN: December 6, 2013.

NEW YORK'S JUNIOR SENAToR, DOGGEDLY REFUSING TO PLAY THE PARt, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: December 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

FORT HOOD SOLDIERS RECRUITED FOR PROSTITUTION RING DURING SEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAM, Blog, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: December 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

SPECIAL CARE, TREATMENT AVAILABLE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, David Vergun, U.S. Army, Washington, DC: December 3, 2013.

PROSECUTING RAPES IN THE RANKS: OUR VIEW, Editorial Board, USA Today, December 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

WHY THE SENATE MAY DO NOTHING ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN THE MILITARY, Stacy Kaper, National Journal, December 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

GI SEX-ASSAULT VICTIMS FACE BATTLE FOR DISABILITY BENEFITS, Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, December 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

'PAPER TIGER' AT THE PENTAGON, Glenn Thrush, POLITICO Magazine, December 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

 

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NOVEMBER 2013

BASES LAUNCH SELF-DEFENSE CLASSES TO COMBAT SEX ASSAULT, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, November 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT BILL STALLED DESPITE SWAN SONGS, Reshmi Kaur Oberoi, Women's eNews, November 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

SENATE FAILS TO VOTE ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: November 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

FINE, NO JAIL FOR TEXAS SOLDIER IN GUN RIGHTS CASE, Associated Press, Army Times, Belton, TX: November 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SDDC EMPLOYEES ENCOURAGED TO BECOME ACTIVE BYSTANDERS, Mark Diamond, U.S. Army, Scott Air Force Base, IL: November 21, 2013.

VOTE ON SEX ASSAULT MEASURE IN JEOPARDY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: November 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

COBURN BLOCKS SEX ASSAULT VOTE IN SENATE, Ramsey Cox, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: November 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

GILLIBRAND & CRUZ: STOP SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE MILITARY, Ted Cruz and Kirsten Gillibrand, USA Today, November 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

KEY MOMENTS IN THE MILITARY SEXUAL-ASSAULT DEBATE (video), J.M. Rieger, #WGDB Blog, Roll Call, November 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT AMENDMENT: 'IT'S THE LEAST WE CAN DO', Ashley Alman, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: November 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

STILL NO FIX FOR MILITARY SEXUAL Assault (video), All In with Chris Hayes, MSNBC, November 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC News.

CLAIRE MCCASKILL'S 'LONELY' SEX-ASSAULT STAND, Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

HARRY REID BACKS KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND AMENDMENT, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

SOLDIER CHARGED WITH MURDER IN 2007 IRAQ KILLINGS, Joe Gould, Army Times, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

TAKE COMMANDERS OFF SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Kimberly Hanks, USA Today, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

BRASS SLOW-WALK PRESIDENT OBAMA'S MARCHING ORDERS ON SEX ASSAULT, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, November 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

CONGRESS TRIES AGAIN TO PROTECT SURVIVORS OF MILITARY RAPE, Emily Zak, Blog, Ms. Magazine, Arlington, VA: November 17, 2013.  Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

GILLIBRAND CONTINUES PUSH FOR MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL (video), Caitlin MacNeal, TPM, Washington, DC: November 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TPM Media LLC.

PENTAGON LAUNCHES MAJOR CHILD ABUSE STUDY, Richard Sandza, Air Force Times, November 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

MCCASKILL MAKES IT PERSONAL IN BATTLE OVER MILITARY ASSAULTS, Stacy Kaper, Defense One, November 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

MILITARY STIFLING SUPPORT FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT REFORMS, HIGH-RANKING OFFICER SAYS, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, November 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

WHY #PASSMJIA? 50 FACTS ABOUT THE INJUSTICE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE US MILITARY, Soraya Chemaly, Fem2.0, November 15, 2013.  Copyright © 2013 Fem2pt0.

MILITARY'S SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBLEM BELONGS IN PROSECUTORS' HANDS, Nancy K. Kaufman and Paul Rieckhoff, Roll Call, November 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

GEN. ODIERNO OPPOSES GILLIBRAND MEASURE ON SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Julian E. Barnes, Washington Wire, The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

GILLIBRAND WEIGHS NARROWING SEX ASSAULT BILL, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

INVISIBLE WAR FILMMAKERS ON RISE IN REPORTS OF MILITARY AssaultS, Sarah Muller, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC, November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC News.

JEFFREY KRUSINSKI, AIR FORCE OFFICER, ACQUITTED OF GROPING CHARGES, Matthew Barakat, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Arlington, VA: November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press.

LAWMAKERS TAKE AIM AT SEXUAL ASSAULT IN MILITARY, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

LOBBYING RAMPS UP FOR MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

MILITARY JUSTICE OVERHAUL COULD BE LIMITED TO RAPES, SEX ASSAULTS, Rick Maze, Military Times, November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND PREDICTS MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL WILL PASS SENATE, Laura Bassett, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: November 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SEX ASSAULT BILL DOES DAMAGE BY BEING INCOMPLETE, Rachel Natelson, Stars and Stripes, November 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN CHANGE THE FACE OF VETERANS DAY, Juana Summers, POLITICO, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

NSA, SEX ASSAULT AND IRAN ON TAP DURING DEFENSE DEBATE, Niels Lesniewski and Meredith Shiner, #WGDB Blog, Roll Call, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

SEX ASSAULTS PROMPT TWO BILLS TO OVERHAUL ARTICLE 32 HEARINGS, Rick Maze, Military Times, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL ASSAULT ISSUE NOT RESONATING POLITICALLY, Anna Palmer and Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

TO HONOR VETERANS, HELP THOSE FIGHTING THE INVISIBLE WAR, Christine Pelosi, The Blog, The Huffington Post, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

TWICE BETRAYED, SURVIVORS OF MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA FACE DISCRIMINATION AT THE VA, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

VETERAN'S DAY EXCLUSIVE: SNEAK PEEK INTERVIEW WITH MAJOR GENERAL DUNBAR, Feminism Blog, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

VETERANS DAY 2013 MARkS THE END AND A BEGINNING, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News and World Report, November 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 U.S. News and World Report LP.

ARMY QUICK-RESPONSE FORCES STOOD UP AROUND THE WORLD, Michelle Tan, Army Times, November 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

OBAMA FAILS TO LEAD ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, David McCumber, San Antonio Express-News, November 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

WHY TAKING SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES OUT OF THE CHAIN OF COMMAND PROTECTS OUR TROOPS, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Defense One, November 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

THE NEXT TIME I HEAR THIS FAMOUS SONG ON THE RADIO, I'LL NEVER FORGET THIS. I HAD NO IDEA..., Viral Nova, November 9, 2013.

PWTR VETERANS DAY SPECIAL ~ NATIONAL ALLIANCE TO END VETERAN SUICIDE (BlogTalkRadio), National Alliance to End Veteran Suicide, November 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 BlogTalkRadio.com.

THE FORGOTTEN 14% ~ OUR FEMALE VETS, Martha Burk, The Blog, The Huffington Post, November 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

HELMS NOMINATION FOR SPACE COMMAND WITHDRAWN, Chris Carroll, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: November 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

REPORT: VA DENIES SEXUAL TRAUMA CLAIMS AT HIGHER RATE THAN OTHER CLAIMS, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, November 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes. See report.

ARMY CHANGES SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE POLICIES, Gina Benitez, KFOX14, El Paso, TX: November 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

LAWMAKERS PUSH FOR CHANGES IN MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PROSECUTIONS, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: November 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

REPORTS OF MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT RISE SHARPLY, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: November 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY RISE 46%, NewsHour, PBS, Washington, DC: November 7, 2013. Copyright © 1996-2013 MacNeil / Lehrer Productions.

BIPARTISAN GROUP OF SENATORS JOINED BY SURVIVORS, RETIRED GENERAL, ADVOCATES KICK OFF FINAL TWO-WEEK PUSH FOR CREATING AN INDEPENDENT MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM ~ DEFENSE BILL EXPECTED ON THE FLOOR BEFORE THANKSGIVING, Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, November 6, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2015 Office of Kirsten Gillibrand.

GROUP OF SENATORS BEGIN PUSH TO REMOVE SEX ASSAULT CASES FROM CHAIN OF COMMAND, J. Taylor Rushing, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: November 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND MEASURE FACES TOUGH CLIMB, Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, November 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE MILITARY (letter to the editor), Anu Bhagwati and John Rowan, The New York Times, New York, NY: November 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

BIPARTISAN GROUP OF LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS DURING ARTICLE 32 PROCEEDINGS, Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, November 5, 2013.

MILITARY RAPE FIX IS NO FIX AT ALL, John D. Altenburg and Lisa M. Schenck, USA Today, November 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

THE MILITARY'S BEHIND-THE-SCENES STRUGGLES IN THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Matt Millham, Stars and Stripes, Wiesbaden, DE: November 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

SEXUAL ASSAULTS NOT SCARING OFF FEMALE RECRUITS, Anna Palmer and Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, November 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

SEXUAL ASSAULT 'TRIAL' GIVES AIRMEN REAL LIFE PERSPECTIVE, Joe W. McFadden, U.S. Air Force, Spangdahlem Air Base, DE, November 4, 2013.

SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS NOW ENTITLED TO THEIR OWN LEGAL REPRESENTATION, Nicholas Rau, National Guard, Washington, DC: November 4, 2013.

2 DEMOCRATS SPLIT ON TACTICS TO FIGHT MILITARY SEX ASSAULTS, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: November 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

RETIRED GENERAL: SOME IN MILITARY WANT TO 'TAKE OUT THE PRESIDENT', Alex Seitz-Wald, National Journal, November 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

CHAIN OF COMMAND SERIES, Darren Samuelsohn, Anna Palmer and Juana Summers, POLITICO, July 16-November 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE MILITARY, The Resource, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: Fall & Winter 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

 

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OCTOBER 2013

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR SHARES STORY OF LOSS, MISSION TO HELP, Heather Graham-Ashley, Fort Hood Sentinel, Fort Hood, TX: October 31, 2013.

GILLIBRAND HOLDS UP NAVY NOMINEE, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: October 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

SERVICE WOMEN'S ACTION NETWORK AMENDS LAWSUIT AS FIGHT TO OPEN COMBAT POSITIONS TO WOMEN CONTINUES, Service Women's Action Network, San Francisco, CA: October 31, 2013. Read amended complaint.

MY LAI, SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE BLACK BLOUSE GIRL: FORTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST ICONIC PHOTOS HIDES TRUTH IN PLAIN SIGHT, Valerie Wieskamp, BagNews, October 29, 2013. Copyright © 2001-2013 BagNews.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND'S FIGHT TO CHANGE THE PENTAGON, Ben Terris, Defense One, Syracuse, NY: October 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

SEX-ASSAULT INCIDENTS WILL BE DOCUMENTED ON EVERY NCOER, OER, Antonieta Rico, Army Times, October 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS: WEEK OF OCT. 13-20, 2013, from Office of the Chief of Information, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC: October 25, 2013.

TR FIGHTS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, John M. Drew, U.S. Navy, USS Theodore Roosevelt, At Sea: October 25, 2013.

THE ENEMY WITHIN (video), E:60, ESPN, October 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 ESPN.

IN MILITARY COURTS, BOTH VICTIM AND ACCUSED DESERVE JUSTCE, Rachel Natelson, Congress Blog, The Hill, October 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK TAKES A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Molly Greendeer, U.S. Navy, Norfolk, VA: October 21, 2013.

GUARDSMAN BLEW WHISTLE, THEN HIS CAREER BLEW UP, Bill Sizemore, The Virginian-Pilot, October 20, 2013. Copyright © 1993-2013 The Virginian-Pilot.

BOISE CONFERENCE SPEAKER: LOBBY SENATORS ON MILITARY ASSAULTS, John Sowell, Idaho Statesman, October 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Idaho Statesman.

THE NAVY SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE OFFICE IS CONDUCTING A NAVY-WIDE SURVEY (video), U.S. Navy, October 15, 2013.

MS. VETERAN AMERICA USES TITLE TO TALK ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE, NPR Staff, National Public Radio, October 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

NAVY NOMINEE STIRS SEXUAL-ASSAULT CONTROVERSY, Austin Wright and Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, October 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

OPERATION HOMEFRONT FIRES CO-FOUNDER AFTER RECORDS SHOW $36K DISCREPANCY IN GOODS MEANT FOR MILITARY FAMILIES, Bill Briggs, U.S. News on NBC News, October 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

NAVY PILOT PROGRAM SHOWS DRAMATIC GAINS IN SEX ASSAULT PREVENTION, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, San Diego, CA: October 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

WOMEN PROUDLY SERVE, Starlyn Lara, The Blog, The Huffington Post, October 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

BROKEN MILITARY JUSTICE, Editorial Board, The New York Times, October 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

STUDY CASTS LIGHT ON ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AMONG FEMALE US VETERANS, Science Codex, posted October 7, 2013.

MILITARY'S DUBIOUS STATS ON FALSE SEX ASSAULT CASES CLOUD PROSECUTIONS, DEBATE, Erik Slavin, Stars and Stripes, October 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT BOLSTERS VICTIM ADVOCACY WITH NEW INITIATIVES, Tyrone C. Marshall, Jr., American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: October 3, 2013.

RAPE IN THE MILITARY: AN EPIC TRAGEDY ENABLED BY POOR GOVERNANCE, Raphael Bostic, Forbes, October 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Forbes.com LLC.

RUTH MARCUS: MILITARY BENEFITS HURDLES ADD TO VICTIMS' ABUSE, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: October 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2013

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND GAINS ON CHAIN OF COMMAND CHANGES, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, September 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

POLITICIANS PUSH BACK AT MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PANEL HELD THIS WEEK, Hanqing Chen, The Daily Beast, September 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Newsweek / Daily Beast Company LLC. 

CHUCK HAGEL'S SEXUAL ASSAULT PANEL MAY BE TOO LATE, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, September 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

LEGISLATORS ASK PRESIDENT TO REFORM MILITARY LAW FOR SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS, Rebecca Ruiz, Forbes, September 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Forbes.com LLC.

MILITARY STILL SECRETIVE ON SEX CRIMES, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, September 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

WHEN WILL THE MEDIA STOP FUELING THE ANGRY VET NARRATIVE?, Alex Horton, Defense One, Washington, DC: September 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

SOME BRASS BACK KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND'S SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, September 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

THE NAVAL ACADEMY SEX ASSAULT HEARING SHOULD BE THE LAST KIND OF ITS KIND, Eugene R. Fidell, The Baltimore Sun, Washington, DC: September 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Baltimore Sun.

SASC CHAIRMAN: EXPECT 2014 BUDGET CLIFFHANGER, Rick Maze, Military Times, Washington, DC: September 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

U.S. SOLDIERS ACCEPTING CASH, DRUGS FOR MEXICAN DRUG CARTEL CONTRACT HITS, Deborah Hastings, New York Daily News, September 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NYDailyNews.com.

DOD AND VA TREATMENT FOR PTSD AND BRAIN INJURY INADEQUATE, LEGION SAYS, Steve Vogel, The Washington Post, September 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

NAVY'S SEXUAL ASSAULT NUMBER GOES UP. BETTER REPORTING?, Anna Mulrine, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: September 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Christian Science Monitor.

LEGION RELEASES REPORT ON TBI AND PTSD, The American Legion TBI / PTSD Ad Hoc Committee, Washington, DC: September 11, 2013. Review report.

SHARP: SOLDIERS NEED CHARACTER IN ADDITION TO COMPETENCE, C. Todd Lopez, U.S. Army, Washington, DC: September 10, 2013.

OFFICIALS: VETERAN SHOOTS SELF AT VA HOSPITAL IN TEMPLE, Jeremy Schwartz, Austin American-Statesman, September 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cox Media Group.

WEST POINT HISTORY PROFESSOR REMOVED FOR 'INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR', Joe Gould, Army Times, September 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

MILITARY RAPE, ENEMY WITHIN THE RANKS, James Estrin, The New York Times, September 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT BILL STALLED BY SYRIA, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, September 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

'WERE YOU WEARING A BRA?' RAPE ACCUSER AT US NAVAL ACADEMY FACES AGGRESSIVE AND WITHERING QUESTIONING ON THE HEARING STAND, George Chidi, The Raw Story, September 7, 2013. Copyright © 2004-2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

THE MILITARY MUST BETTER SERVE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Editorial Board, The Washington Post, September 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

SOME CHARITIES CLAIMING TO SUPPORT VETERANS SPEND HEAVILY ON OVERHEAD INSTEAD, Chad Garland and Andrew Knochel, The Center for Public Integrity, September 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Center for Public Integrity.

THE SYSTEM ON ASSAULTS IS STILL BROKEN, Editorial Board, San Antonio Express-News, September 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

HOW THE MILITARY'S 'BRO' CULTURE TURNS WOMEN INTO TARGETS, Sara Sorcher, National Journal, September 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group Inc.

IN NAVY RAPE CASE, DEFENSE LAWYERS GO WILD, Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: September 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

 

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AUGUST 2013

SUICIDE RATE FOR VETERANS FAR EXCEEDS THAT OF CIVILIAN POPULATION, Jeff Hargarten, Forrest Burnson, Bonnie Campo and Chase Cook, The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC: August 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Center for Public Integrity.

DOD ROLLS OUT NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICIES, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, August 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS ARE CLOSELY WATCHING REFORM EFFORTS, Stacy Kaper, Defense One, August 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

McCASKILL: MILITARY COMMANDERS SHOULD HANDLE SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS, Keith Laing, The Hill, August 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

PENTAGON READIES SEX-ASSAULT RULES TO ACT BEFORE CONGRESS, David Lerman, Bloomberg, August 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Bloomberg LP.

MILITARY WOMEN FEAR 'COLLATERAL DAMAGE' FROM REPORTING SEXUAL ASSAULT, Rachel Natelson, Roll Call, Washington, DC: August 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

AT THE CRUX OF SEXUAL ASSAULT DEBATE: THE ROLE OF COMMAND, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, San Diego, CA: August 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

PENTAGON FIRES 60 TROOPS AFTER SEX-ASSAULT REVIEW, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, Washington, DC: August 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

REFORMING HOW VA HANDLES SEXUAl Assault CLAIMS, Kellie Lunney, Government Executive, August 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

 

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JULY 2013

ARMY CHILD ABUSE CASES JUMP 40% FROM 2009: REPORT (PLUS: WHAT'S BEING DONE ABOUT IT), Eleanor Goldberg, The Huffington Post, July 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

GILLIBRAND: COMMANDERS 'NEED TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE' IN CASES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT (video), The Washington Post, Washington, DC: July 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

AN ESCALATING FIGHT OVER MILITARY JUSTICE, the Editorial Board, International Herald Tribune, July 29, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

GILLIBRAND MOVES CLOSER TO 51 VOTES ON SEX ASSAULT MEASURE, Jeremy Herb, The Hill, July 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

EXPERTS: FORT CARSON SECRECY IN RAPE CASES RAISES RED FLAGS, Tom Roeder, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO: July 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Colorado Springs Gazette.

GILLIBRAND FACT SHEET ON SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN THE MILITARY, Office of Kirsten Gillibrand, Washington, DC: July 25, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2015 The Office of Kirsten Gillibrand.

MILITARY WOMEN SAY SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT REMAIN, Kelly Kennedy, USA Today, Colorado Springs, CO: July 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

RIFT OVER MILITARY SEX Assault REFORM SPLITS DEMS, Meredith Clark, Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MSNBC, July 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC News.

LEVIN PUSHES BACK AGAINST GILLIBRAND SEX ASSAULT BILL, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: July 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp. Read the letter from Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Adm. James Winnefeld.

LEVIN STEPS UP BID TO STOP MILITARY JUSTICE REVAMP, Richard Lardner, Associated Press, Washington, DC: July 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press.

SENATOR MCCASKILL TELLS MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS TO WAIT 5 MORE YEARS FOR AN INDEPENDENT AND IMPARTIAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, Protect Our Defenders, Washington, DC: July 22, 2013.

IN A MILITARY TOWN, CALLS GROW TO LIFT THE VOICES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Oceanside, CA: July 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

TEMPERATURES RISING OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, July 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

ENDING A CULTURE OF WILLFUL DENIAL, Claire McCaskill, Susan Collins, Michael Turner and Niki Tsongas, U.S. News & World Report, July 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 U.S. News & World Report LP.

PORTLAND LAW INSTITUTE HELPS SECURE LEGAL RIGHTS FOR MILITARY SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS, Maxine Bernstein, The Oregonian, July 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Oregon Live LLC.

TRIAL FOR FORMER AIR FORCE SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION CHIEF BEGINS, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News & World Report, July 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 U.S. News & World Report LP.

GILLIBRAND'S ERROR, The Editors, National Review Online, July 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Review Online.

WHY RAND PAUL AND TED CRUZ REALLY WANT THEIR NAMES ON THE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, July 17, 2013.

BIPARTISAN SUPPORT BUILDS FOR GILLIBRAND BILL (video), POLITICO, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

DIVERSE COALITION BEHIND GILLIBRAND SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, Ray Locker, USA Today, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett.

DOD: MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS ARE INEFFICIENT, Allie Bidwell, U.S. News & World Report, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 U.S. News & World Report LP.

IG REVIEW FINDS 'SERIOUS DEFICIENCIES' IN 1 of 10 SEX ASSAULT CASES, Wyatt Olson, Stars and Stripes, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND'S SLOW CLIMB TO 51 VOTES, Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT COST THE U.S. $3.6 BILLION LAST YEAR: STUDY, The Huffington Post, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

'NO ACTION TAKEN' AGAINST ONE-THIRD OF SEXUAl Assault SUSPECTS IN CASES CLOSED IN 2010, Kellie Lunney, Government Executive, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

RAND PAUL, TED CRUZ JOIN KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND PUSH ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, July 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

OUR COLLECTIVE WAR STORY IN 185 PHOTOGRAPHS, Kainaz Amaria, National Public Radio, July 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

AT NAVY INSTALLATION, SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION BEGINS AT BOOT CAMP, Thom Shanker, The New York Times, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL: July 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

AFTER 2 DECADES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN MILITARY, NO REAL CHANGE IN MESSAGE, Nancy Montgomery, Stars and Stripes, July 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

AIR FORCE PULLS BROCHURE ADVISING SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS TO SUBMIT, Donna Cassata, Associated Press, TPM, Washington, DC: July 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press and TPM Media LLC.

MAN KILLED BY POLICE IDENTIFIED AS VIETNAM VET, Patrick Lohmann, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM: July 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Albuquerque Journal.

COAST GUARDSMAN FACES COURT MARTIAL FOR RAPE, SEX ASSAULTS, Antonieta RIco, Navy Times, July 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

PENTAGON OFFICIALS DEFEND SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE, PLEDGE TO ELIMINATE PROBLEM, Molly O'Toole, The Huffington Post, July 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

TROOPS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SHOW SYMPTOMS 5 YEARS LATER, Bob Brewin, Nextgov, July 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

AIR FORCE GENERAL WHO LED RESPONSE TO LACKLAND SCANDAL IS RETIRING, Sig Christenson, Stars and Stripes, San Antonio, TX: July 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

EXPERT: START AT THE TOP TO PREVENT SEX CRIMES, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, Fredericksburg, VA: July 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

IN THE COAST GUARD, SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES GET WASHED AWAY, Amanda Hess, XXfactor Blog, Slate, July 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Slate Group LLC.

BABY OF N.C. AIRMAN DIED FROM 'SEVERE MALNUTRITION,' AUTOPSY SAYS, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, July 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE NOT A MILITARY 'CANCER,' BUT A CRISIS AT ALL LEVELS OF SOCIETY, Rachel Friedman, Men Can Stop Rape, Summer 2013. Copyright © 2013 Men Can Stop Rape.

 

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JUNE 2013

LAWMAKERS WANT WILKERSON KICKED OUT OF THE AIR FORCE, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, June 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SOLDIERS, SEXUAL ABUSE ~ AND THE SERIAL KILLER: THE US MILITARY'S SECRET SEXUAL ASSAULTS, David Usborne, The Independent, London, UK: June 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Independent.co.uk.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION BILL PASSES HOUSE, The Source, Women's Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: June 27, 2013.

MORE THAN 14,000 VETERANS TO BE HELPED BY ALMOST $29 MILLION IN GRANTS AWARDED TO 121 ORGANIZATION BY THE US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC: June 27, 2013.

REDUCING VIOLENCE IN THE RANKS, Senator Deb Fischer, York News- Times, York, NE: June 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 York News-Times.

SERVICE WOMEN'S ACTION NETWORK AND VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA FILE JOINT PETITION TO REFORM DISABILITY CLAIMS PROCESS FOR MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA SURVIVORS, Service Women's Action Network, New York, NY: June 27, 2013.

THERE IS NO WAR ON MEN: CLAIRE MCCASKILL REPLIES TO JAMES TARANTO, Claire McCaskill, The Daily Beast, June 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Newsweek / Daily Beast Company LLC. 

DO MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS AGAINST MEN TRUMP THOSE AGAINST WOMEN?, Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, June 26, 2013.

FEMALE SENATORS DEBATE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PRIVATE MEETING, Meredith Shiner, #WGDB Blog, Roll Call, Washington, DC: June 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE US MILITARY: FROM THE FRONTLINE TO FENCELINE, Annie Isabel Fukushima and Gwyn Kirk, Toward Freedom, June 26, 2013.

TAKING ARMS AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe, June 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

AIR FORCE MAJOR CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE, NEGLECT, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, June 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

MICHELLE TEN EYCK, MILITARY SEX ASSAULT VICTIM: IF I HAD TO DO THIS OVER, 'I WOULD LIVE IN SILENT MISERY', Nick Wing, The Huffington Post, June 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

ARMY CHAPLAIN GETS SIX MONTHS IN SEX CASE, Richard Sisk, Military.com, June 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

IN DEBATE OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, MEN ARE OVERLOOKED VICTIMS, James Dao, The New York Times, June 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

THE LATEST MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT INCIDENT INVOLVES CHILD MOLESTATION, Brian Jones, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, June 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Yahoo! Inc.

SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH HELP CAN BE HARD IN MILITARY CULTURE, National Public Radio, June 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

TEAM SHAW TO HOST SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION, RESPONSE DAY, submitted by Tenessa Jennings, WIS-TV, Sumter, SC: June 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WIS-TV.

LT. COL. ACCUSED OF RAPE, ASSAULT AND LEWD ACTS WITH A CHILD, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, June 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

NIMITZ CONDUCTS SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION TRAINING AT SEA, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Linda Swearingen, U.S. Navy, Gulf of Oman, June 19, 2013.

MILITARY SEXUAl Assault DEBATE LARGELY IGNORES MALE VICTIMS, posted by Bridgette P. LaVictoire, Lez Get Real, June 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Lez Get Real.

VIDEO SHOWS FAILURE OF SENATE TO PROTECT MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, David Ferguson, The Raw Story, June 18, 2013. Copyright © 2004 - 2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

WSJ EDITORIAL WRITER: MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS ARE PART OF 'WAR ON MEN', David Ferguson, The Raw Story, June 18, 2013. Copyright © 2004 - 2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

"THE INVISIBLE WAR" GOES ON (scroll down), Marie Fortune, Marie's Blog, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA: June 17, 2013.

U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY FOOTBALL PLAYERS FACE CHARGES OVER ALLEGED 2012 RAPE, Annys Shin, The Washington Post, June 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY BRASS WINS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL, the Editorial Board, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY NEEDS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT, Ronne Froman, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA: June 15, 2013. Copyright © 1995-2013 The San Diego Union-Tribune, LLC.

NAVY JUDGE RULES RAPISTS SHOULDN'T BE DISCHARGED (video), Lorraine Devon Wilke, Addicting Info, June 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Addicting Info.

BOLD REFORM NEEDED TO FIX MILITARY'S SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBLEM, Derek Bennett, The Blog, The Huffington Post, June 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

COMPLEX FIGHT IN SENATE OVER CURBING MILITARY SEX ASSAULTS, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: June 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

HOUSE PASSES DEFENSE BILL AIMED AT BLUNTING INCREASE IN SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Jeremy Herb and Pete Kasperowicz, Floor Action Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: June 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

JUDGE: OBAMA SEX ASSAULT COMMENTS 'UNLAWFUL COMMAND INFLUENCE', Erik Slavin, Stars and Stripes, June 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

NAVY BEEFS UP LEGAL TEAM FOR SEX ASSAULTS, Jeanette Steele, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA: June 14, 2013. Copyright © 1995-2013 The San Diego Union-Tribune, LLC.

ALCOHOL ABUSE IS FUELING MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Elizabeth Robbins, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

FORT HOOD SOLDIER ACCUSED OF PAYING FOR SEX, Angela K. Brown and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, Military.com, Fort Worth, TX: June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

KINKS IN THE CHAIN OF COMMAND, Rachel Natelson, Time, June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Time Inc.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND AND MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT: 5 THINGS TO WATCH, Darren Samuelsohn and Anna Palmer, POLITICO, June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS GET ASPIRIN: OUR VIEW, the Editorial Board, USA Today, June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett.

NAVY SECRETARY DESCRIBES PROGRESS IN COMBATING SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, June 13, 2013.

O-5 GETS 10 YEARS IN CHILD-SEX CASE, Orlando Sentinel, Military.com, June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

VICTIM OF ALLEGED RAPE AT PRESTIGIOUS MARINE BASE ~ HOME TO COMMANDANT (video), Samuel Warde, Liberals Unite, June 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Liberals Unite.

A FAILURE ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS, the Editorial Board, International Herald Tribune, June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

MILITARY COMMANDERS RETAIN POWERS IN SEXUAl Assault CASES, Elspeth Reeve, Government Executive, June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

MILITARY SEX AssaultS: PLAN FOR OUTSIDE PROSECUTOR BLOCKED IN SENATE, Andrea Mitchell and Alastair Jamieson, U.S. News on NBC News, June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

OLD WHITE MAN DECIDES TO LEAVE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT DECISIONS IN THE HANDS OF OLD WHITE MEN, Laura Clawson, Daily Kos, June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Kos Media, LLC.

POLL: AMERICANS SPLIT ON HOW TO ADDRESS MILITARY SEX ASSAULTS, Craig Whitlock and Jon Cohen, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

SENATOR: MUST DO SOMETHING 'FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT' TO ADDRESS MILITARY SEX AssaultS (video), MSNBC, June 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC News.

ARMY CAPTAIN SHOT, WOUNDED ON FORT SAM HOUSTON, Sig Christenson and Jacob Beltran, San Antonio Express-News, June 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

DOORS OPEN AF FIRST AF COLLOCATED SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM SUPPORT FACILITY, Thomas Tower, U.S. Air Force, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK, June 11, 2013.

FORMER SAFETY CHIEF HEADS SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION EFFORTS, David Salanitri, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: June 11, 2013.

MCHUGH CREATES GREATER OVERSIGHT, SCREENING OF THOSE WHO AID VICTIMS, U.S. Army, June 11, 2013.

SENATE ARMED SERVICES CHAIR TO PROPOSE ALTERNATIVE SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION BILL, Kumar Ramanathan, Think Progress, June 11, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

A SEXUAL-ASSAULT MEASURE TO BE CUT FROM MILITARY BILL, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: June 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

AFTER ADVISING THE MILITARY ON ITS SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS, AN ADVOCATE WONDERS IF REFORMS WERE ADOPTED, Ivey DeJesus, The Patriot-News, June 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 PA Media Group.

ARMY SUSPENDS GENERAL LINKED TO SEX-ASSAULT PROBE, Robert Burns, Associated Press, ABC News, Washington, DC: June 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 ABC News Internet Ventures.

AT MINIMUM, GIVE MILITARY A DEADLINE FOR DECREASING SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Editorial Board, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cox Media Group.

FLEET-WIDE SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS STAND-DOWN SCHEDULED FOR JUNE, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC: June 7, 2013.

GENERAL SUSPENDED FOR ALLEGED FAILURES IN REPORTING, INVESTIGATING SEX ABUSE, Doris Taylor, CNN, WTKR-TV, Norfolk, VA: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WTKR.

HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE TAKES ON SEXUAL ASSAULT IN ANNUAL MILITARY SPENDING BILL, Feminist News, the Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

ON SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE MILITARY, AN UNSATISFYING RESPONSE FROM UNIFORMED LEADERS, the Editorial Board, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS SAY MILITARY'S PROMISES OF REFORM DON'T GO FAR ENOUGH, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, New York, NY: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

U.S. ARMY CHIEF IN JAPAN SUSPENDED OVER HANDLING OF SEX ASSAULT PROBE, David Alexander, Reuters, Yahoo! News, Washington, DC: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Thomson Reuters and Yahoo! Inc.

CONGRESS EYES CHANGES TO MILITARY DISCIPLINE, Dave Philipps, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO: June 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Colorado Springs Gazette.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IS AN "INSIDER ATTACK" ON U.S. MILITARY: ADMIRAL, David Alexander, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Washington, DC: June 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Thomson Reuters and Tribune Interactive, Inc.

THE US MILITARY'S 'INVISIBLE MEN', France Winddance Twine, Aljazeera, June 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Aljazeera Network.

ANSWER TO military'S sexual aSSAULT PROBLEM MAY BE OVERSEAS, Alex Seitz-Wald, Salon, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Salon Media Group.

CONGRESSWOMAN SPEIER DISCUSSES SEXUAL PREDATORS IN THE MIILTARY (video), CNN, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

FIVE WAYS CONGRESS IS TRYING TO CURB RAPE IN THE MILITARY, Christie Thompson, ProPublica, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 ProPublica Inc.

IS SEXUAL ASSAULT A MILITARY PROBLEM?, Annette Burrhus-Clay, Speaking Out Blog, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Austin, TX: June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Speaking Out.

LAWMAKERS ADD SEX ASSAULT REFORMS IN FUNDING BILL, Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes, Military.com, Washington, DC: June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

MCCAIN ADVISES WOMEN TO AVOID MILITARY, United Press International, Military.com, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT: IF IT'S A "CANCER," THEN WHY DO GENERALS REFUSE TO TAKE CHEMO?, Aicha Marhfour, Policymic, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Mic Network Inc.

TEENAGE HORMONES CAUSE RAPE AND OTHER MYTHS SPOUTED AT SENATE HEARING ON MILITARY SEX ASSAULT, Amanda Marcotte, XXfactor Blog, Slate, June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Slate Group LLC.

WAS THE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HEARING STACKED AGAINST MAJOR CHANGES?, Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

4 BIG PLAYERS EMERGE IN MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT DEBATE, Liz Halloran, National Public Radio, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

ARE THE CHIEFS SWIMMING UPSTREAM ON SEXUAL ASSAULT?; ..., Gordon Lubold, FP National Security, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Foreign Policy Group, LLC.

COLONEL AT WRIGHT-PATT FACING SEX CHARGE, the Dayton Daily News, Military.com, Dayton, OH: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

GILLIBRAND, McCASKILL GRILL MILITARY LEADERS OF HANDLING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Carrie Dann, NBC News, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

GOP DEEPENS ITS PROBLEMS WITH WOMEN, Jamelle Bouie, The Plum Line Blog, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

JOINT CHIEFS' ANSWERS ON SEX CRIMES DISMAY SENATORS, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

MILITARY BRASS REJECTS OUTSIDE ACCOUNTABILITY ON SEXUAL AssaultS (video), All In Show, MSNBC, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC News.

MILITARY BRASS VOW: SEXUAL Assault ISSUE NOW A PRIORITY, David Martin, CBS Evening News, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CBS Interactive Inc.

MILITARY CHIEFS, SENATORS AGREE ACTION MUST BE TAKEN ON SEXUAL ASSAULT, Hayes Brown, Think Progress, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

MILITARY CHIEFS OPPOSE REMOVING COMMANDERS FROM SEXUAL Assault PROBEs, Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

MILITARY LEADERS DEFEND COMMANDERS' POWERS OVER PROSECUTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Stacy Kaper, Government Executive, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

MILITARY RAPE SURVIVOR: I WAS DRUGGED AND RAPED, AND I DIDN'T TELL ANYONE, The Lead with Jake Tapper, CNN, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HEARING, Emma Roller, Live Blog, Slate, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Slate Group LLC.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HEARING: CHAMBLISS SLUT-SHAMES, GILLIBRAND SCHOOLS JOINT CHIEFS, Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, June 4, 2013.

MILITARY WILL WORK WITH CONGRESS TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, June 4, 2013.

NAVY RAPE SURVIVOR ASKS CONGRESS FOR HELP, The Fold, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

NEW BATTLE OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Darren Samuelsohn and Juana Summers, POLITICO, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

OBAMA URGED TO VETO DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ON SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

SENATE SEXUAL ASSAULT HEARING "FORGETS" TO INVITE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, John Aravosis, Americablog, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Americablog.

SENATORS BLAST MILITARY RESPONSE TO SEX ASSAULTS, Donna Cassata, Associated Press, Xfinity, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Comcast.

SEVEN MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Kayla Williams, Women In the World, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Newsweek / Daily Beast Company LLC.

SEVERAL CLIPS (scroll down), WTOP-FM, Washington, DC: June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WTOP.

7:30 pm ~ Military chain of command failed to address sex assault in past

6:20 pm ~ Military brass outraged over sex assaults, but oppose taking discipline out of chain of command

5:50 pm ~ Hearings start on legislation to address sex assaults in the military

12:30 pm ~ Military brass testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee

8:30 am ~ Legislation to protect victims of sexual assault

6:30 am ~ Changes needed investigating military sexual assaults

USNA INSTRUCTOR SENTENCED TO 2 MONTHS IN JAIL, Richard Sisk, Military.com, June 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

DON'T TRUST THE PENTAGON TO END RAPE, Kirby Dick, The New York Times, Los Angeles, CA: June 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

SERVICE WOMEN'S ACTION NETWORK TO TESTIFY AT SENATE HEARING ON SEXUAL ASSAULT, Service Women's Action Network, New York, NY and Washington, DC: June 3, 2013.

MILITARY'S SEXUAL-ASSAULT PROBLEM HAS DEEP ROOTS, David Crary, Associated Press, Marine Corps Times, New York, NY: June 2, 2013.  Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

WOMEN IN THE SENATE CONFRONT THE MILITARY ON SEX ASSAULTS, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: June 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR ACQUITTED OF RAPING MIDSHIPMAN, Michael Hoffman and Richard Sisk, Military.com, June 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

SERVING THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED, Julien N. Devereux, UTLAW, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX: June 2013. Copyright © 2013 The University of Texas School of Law.

 

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McCAIN MANEUVERS TO LEAD GOP ON RESPONSE TO MILITARY SEXUAl AssaultS, Stacy Kaper, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

NAVY FOOTBALL ENDS PENTAGON'S MONTH OF SEXUAl Assault WOES, J. K. Trotter, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

STACEY THOMPSON, VICTIM OF MILITARY SEXUAl Assault, SPEAKS OUT, posted by Bridgette P. LaVictoire, Lez Get Real, May 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Lez Get Real.

DEFENSE CONTRACTORS VASTLY OUTNUMBER TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN, Bob Brewin, Nextgov, May 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

GI SEX ABUSE HAS POWERFUL FOES, Karisa King and Gary Martin, San Antonio Express-News, May 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

NEW LAWS NEEDED ON MILITARY SEX ASSAULTS, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA: May 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Communications Inc.

OBAMA, HAGEL OFFER LIP SERVICE ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, May 30, 2013.

OFFICIALS REAFFIRM DOD'S COMMITMENT TO FIGHTING SEXUAL ASSAULT, Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, May 30, 2013.

3 USNA FOOTBALL PLAYERS FACE SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBE, Michael Hoffman, Military.com, May 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

SEN. GRAHAM TREADS PATH ALONE ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS POLICY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 29, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

COURT-MARTIAL BEGINS FOR FORMER NAVAL ACADEMY PROFESSOR ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Alex Jackson, Capital Gazette, Annapolis, MD: May 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CapitalGazette.com.

PROTECTING THE COMMAND STRUCTURE INSTEAD OF THE VICTIMS, Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post, May 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

HAGEL: CADETS MUST STAMP OUT SEX ASSAULT SCOURGE, Michael Hill and Lolita C. Baldor, The Washington Post, West Point, NY: May 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

HAGEL CALLS SEX ASSAULTS IN MILITARY A 'SCOURGE', Thom Shanker, The New York Times, May 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

FEMALE LAWMAKERS LEADING PUSH TO CRACK DOWN ON MILITARY SEX CRIMES, Craig Whitlock and Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post, May 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MEMORIAL DAY SHAME ~ MILITARY FOXES GUARDING THE HENHOUSE, Martha Burk, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

OBAMA WARNS SEXUAL ASSAULTS THREATEN TO WEAKEN MILITARY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

OUR VIEW: AMERICAN LEADERS MUST PUT AN END TO SEXUAL ABUSE IN ARMED SERVICES, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, May 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

GI SEX-ASSAULT OUTRAGE GROWS, Karisa King, San Antonio Express-News, May 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

85,000 VETS TREATED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE INJURIES AND TRAUMA IN 2012, AllGov, May 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 AllGov.com.

HOUSE PANEL SEEKS TO CURB MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Associated Press, POLITICO, Washington, DC: May 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

MALE SERGEANT MAY HAVE FILMED FEMALE CADETS AT WEST POINT, Mark Memmott, National Public Radio, May 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

PENTAGON TO EXEMPT SEXUAl Assault PREVENTION WORKERS FROM FURLOUGHS, Eric Katz, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

REPORT: FOX NEWS UNDERREPORTED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, Samantha Wyatt, RH Reality Check, May 22, 2013.

ADDRESSING MILITARY'S SEXUAL-ASSAULT ISSUES THROUGH LEGISLATION, Megan Scully, Roll Call, Washington, DC: May 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CQ Roll Call.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS SEEK HELP FROM VETERANS AFFAIRS, Kevin Freking, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT: RISING, BUT THE DOD IS STILL SLOWING PLANS TO HIRE SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE COORDINATORS, Sarah Galo, Policymic, May 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Mic Network Inc.

ONGOING MILITARY RAPE EPIDEMIC: 85K VETS TREATED FOR SEX ABUSE IN 2012, RT, May 20, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Autonomous Nonprofit Organization "TV-Novosti."

REPORT: MORE THAN 85,000 VETERANS TREATED FOR INJURIES INVOLVING SEXUAL ABUSE, Arturo Garcia, The Raw Story, May 20, 2013. Copyright © 2004 - 2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

FOUR WOMEN UNDERGO WARFARE TRAINING IN N.C., Dianna Cahn, The Virginian-Pilot, Camp LeJune, NC: May 19, 2013. Copyright © 1993-2013 The Virginian-Pilot.

MILITARY JUSTICE (editorial cartoon), Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, TN: May 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Chattanooga Publishing Company.

REPORT: COMBAT TROOP DISCHARGES INCREASE SHARPLY, Associated Press, NewsTmes, Colorado Springs, CO: May 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Communications Inc.

THE NATIONAL SCANDAL OF MILITARY RAPE, San Antonio Express-News, May 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

TWICE BETRAYED, San Antonio Express-News, May 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

BRINGING JUSTICE TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

CONGRESS WILL HOLD MILITARY TO ACCOUNT ON SEXUAL ASSAULTS, U.S. Representative C.W. Bill Young, Tampa Bay Times, May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Tampa Bay Times.

FACEBOOK SHUTTERS PAGE THAT TAUNTED LAWMAKER'S PUSH TO CURB MILITARY RAPE, Bill Briggs, U.S. News on NBC News, May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

HAGEL: SOLVING SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS WILL TAKE 'ALL OF US', Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 17, 2013.

THE ROOTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE MILITARY, Mark Thompson, Time, May 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Time Inc.

THE MOST IMPORTANT #MUCKREADS ON RAPE IN THE MILITARY, Christie Thompson, ProPublica, May 16 and 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 ProPublica Inc.

ARMY GENERAL CAN REVIEW EMAILS BY TOP GENERALS, JUDGE RULES, Paul Woolverton, Fayetteville Observer, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

BILLS ADDRESS MILITARY SEXUAl Assault CRISIS, Kedar Pavgi, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc.

GILLIBRAND BUILDS BIPARTISAN SUPPORT FOR CHANGE OF MILITARY JUSTICE CODE (updated), Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, May 16, 2013.

JOINT CHIEFS CHAIRMAN CITES 'CRISIS' OVER ASSAULTS, Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press, Yahoo! News, Washington, DC: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press and Yahoo! Inc.

MALE RAPE SURVIVORS TACKLE MILITARY Assault IN TOUGH-GUY CULTURE, Bill Briggs, U.S. News on NBC News, May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA VICTIMS SUPPORTED BY GILLIBRAND LEGISLATION, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, New York, NY: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

NEW SPATE OF SEXUAL-Assault REPORTS RESURRECTS A PAINFUL MEMORY, Maryann Makekau, Time, May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Time Inc.

SEX ASSAULT CRISIS PUSHES SENATE TO OVERHAUL UCMJ, Richard Sisk, Military.com, May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Advantage.

SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIM COMPARES MILITARY SERVICE TO BEING TRAPPED IN 'DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATIONSHIP', Joyce Hackel, PRI's The World, Boston, MA: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 PRI's The World.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SCANDAL BECOMES A PENTAGON TEST, Juana Summers, Stephanie Gaskell and Darren Samuelsohn, POLITICO, Arlington, VA: May 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

ARMED FORCES SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS REACHES NEW HEIGHTS, Hayes Brown, Think Progress, May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

DEMPSEY: SEXUAL ASSAULT CONSTITUTES CRISIS IN MILITARY, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, May 15, 2013.

HAGEL INFORMED OBAMA OF LATEST SEX ABUSE CASE, Robert Burns, Associated Press, Yahoo! News, Washington, DC: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press and Yahoo! Inc.

HARRY REID TO RH REALITY CHECK: MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTING SYSTEM NEEDS FIXING, Adele M. Stan, RH Reality Check, May 15, 2013.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS: WHO PREVENTS THE PREVENTERS?, Paul D. Shinkman, U.S. News & World Report, May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 U.S. News & World Report LP.

MULTIPLE PROPOSALS ON ASSAULT IN MILITARY, BUT ALSO DISAGREEMENT, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

REP. SPEIER: CONGRESS AN 'ENABLER' OF MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

SOME IN CONGRESS WANT CHANGES IN MILITARY LAW AS A RESULT OF SEX SCANDALS, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

U.S. MILITARY FACES HISTORIC TIPPING POINT ON RAPE EPIDEMIC, Bill Briggs, U.S. News on NBC News, May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

WHY THE MILITARY HASN'T STOPPED SEXUAL ABUSE, Tom Vanden Brook and Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

RApe IN THE MILITARY (editorial cartoon), Adam Zyglis, Cagle Cartoons, The Buffalo News, The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, May 14, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists.

SHAMEFUL: WASHINGTON TIMES COLUMN BLAMES FEMALE SERVICE MEMBERS FOR ASSAULT, CALLS THEM LIARS, Miranda Petersen, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

FEMALE VETERANS IN CONGRESS DECRY MILITARY'S HANDLING OF SEXUAL Assaults, Kevin Liptak, CNN, Atlanta, GA: May 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

...AND THESE ARE FOR FIGHTING OFF SEXUAL Assaults FROM FELLOW TROOPS (editorial cartoon), Mike Luckovich, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: May 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

DEM VETERAN: MILITARY 'INCAPABLE' OF FIXING SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBLEM, Sam Baker, Hill Tube, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

DOES THE PENTAGON TAKE SEXUAL ASSAULT SERIOUSLY?, Dorothy J. Samuels, Taking Note Blog, The New York Times, New York, NY: May 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

FALSE REPORTS OUTPACE SEX ASSAULTS IN THE MILITARY, Rowan Scarborough, The Washington Times, Washington, DC: May 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Times LLC.

PENTAGON GRAPPLES WITH SEX CRIMES BY MILITARY RECRUITERS, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, May 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

BILL AIMS TO PROTECT MILITARY Sex Assault VICTIMS, Kellie Lunney, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc. Read H.R. 1864.

CRACKDOWN ON MILITARY SEX ASSAULT MAY HAVE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES, Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

CURBING MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT IN FOUR STEPS, Monica Medina, The Washington Post, May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY CULTURE STILL REFUSES TO INCLUDE WOMEN, Robert H. Scales, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY LEADERS' WRONGHEADED VICTIM-BLAMING, Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY (editorial cartoon), Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons, Allvoices, May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2008-2013 Allvoices, Inc.

VA SAYS IT DOESN'T NEED NEW LAW TO HELP SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS, Rick Maze, Air Force Times, May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

WHY THE MILITARY HAS A SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBLEM, Sarah Childress, FRONTLINE, PBS, May 10, 2013. Copyright © 1995-2013 WGBH Educational Foundation.

WOULD YOU LET YOUR DAUGHTER JOIN THE ARMY?, Kayla Williams, The Guardian, Manchester, UK: May 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

CONFLICTS LOOM AS LAWMAKERS TACKLE SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN THE MILITARY, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

THE MILITARY'S APPROACH TO SEXUAL ASSAULT HAS TO CHANGE, the Editorial Board, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY: CONGRESS PRESSURES PENTAGON TO FIX THE SYSTEM, Chris McGreal, The Guardian, Washington, DC: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

SEXUAL ASSAULTS AND NUCLEAR MISSILES: WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH THE MILITARY?, Robert Reich, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

WE MUST CHANGE THE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE MILITARY, Terry O'Neill, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

WHEN ARE WE GOING TO ADDRESS THE MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT EPIDEMIC?, Amy Goodman, The Guardian, Manchester, UK: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

WHITE HOUSE, HILL PRESS MILITARY ON SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Juana Summers, POLITICO, Arlington, VA: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

JACKIE SPEIER ALERTS MARINES TO "F'N WOOK" FACEBOOK PAGE, SENDS LETTER URGING ACTION, Chris Gentilviso, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

BILL ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PUSHED BY HOUSE MEMBERS, Donna Cassata, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

DEMPSEY PLEDGES TO ELIMINATE SEXUAL ASSAULT WITHIN THE RANKS, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 8, 2013.

MOST MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES GO UNREPORTED, Nedra Pickler, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

VA HELPS VICTIMS OF MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA, Cristina Flores, KUTV-TV, Salt Lake City, UT: May 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

WASHINGTON FURY OVER MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HITS THE PENTAGON, Richard H. P. Sia and Douglas Birch, The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC: May 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Center for Public Integrity.

DOD ANNOUNCES ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RESPONSE SYSTEMS TO ADULT SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIMES PANEL, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013.

DOD UNVEILS NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION STRATEGY, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013.

HAGEL INITIATIVES TAKE AIM AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013.

HAGEL: 'OUTRAGE, DISGUST' AS AIR FORCE LEADER CHARGED WITH SEXUAL BATTERY, Barbara Starr and Greg Seaby, CNN, May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

KRUSINSKI: THE MILITARY ADDRESSING SEXUAL ASSAULT, Mike Domitrz, the Date Safe Project, Greenfield, WI: May 7, 2013.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT REVELATIONS SPUR CALLS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (video), The Rachel Maddow Show, May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCNews.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS SPIKE DESPITE EFFORTS TO COMBAT EPIDEMIC, Molly O'Toole, The Huffington Post, May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

THE MILITARY'S SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS, the Editorial Board, The New York Times, May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

OBAMA SAYS HE'LL CHANGE PENTAGON CULTURE AS SEXUAL ASSAULTS SURGE, Jeremy Herb and Justin Sink, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

OBAMA TO MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS: 'I'VE GOT YOUR BACKS', Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013.

PENTAGON: ESTIMATED 26,000 SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN MILITARY LAST YEAR, Hayes Brown, Think Progress, May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

REPORT HELPS MILITARY DEAL WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT PROBLEM, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013. See executive summary.

Sexual Assault PERPETRATORS 'BETRAY THE UNIFORM,' OBAMA SAYS, Kedar Pavgi, Government Executive, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 National Journal Group, Inc. See the executive summary.

SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN MILITARY RAISE ALARM IN WASHINGTON, Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times, Washington, DC: May 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

ASSAULT-PREVENTION OFFICER IN AIR FORCE IS ARRESTED, James Dao, The New York Times, May 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT MONITOR ACCUSED OF SEX ASSAULT, Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today, May 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett.

FEMALE VETERANS HOTLINE NOW READY FOR CALLS, Rose L. Thayer, Killeen Daily Herald, Killeen, TX: May 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Killeen Daily Herald.

VAGO'S NOTEBOOK: SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN THE RANKS (video), Vago Muradian, This Week in Defense News, May 2013. Copyright © 2013 WUSA*9 & Gannett Co.

 

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APRIL 2013

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULTS COST MORE THAN $872 MILLION, David Francis, The Fiscal Times, New York, NY: April 30, 2013. Copyright © 2009- 2013 The Fiscal Times.

MORE FEMALE SERVICEMEMBERS REPORTING SEXUAL ABUSE, Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, April 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS ARE TELLING THEIR STORIES ~ ARE WE LISTENING?, Chloe Angyal, The Nation, April 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

HEALTH CARE PROVIDED BY VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION OFTEN LACKING, Marie Manning, San Antonio Express-News, Washington, DC: April 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

AIR FORCE GENERAL DEFENDS OVERTURNING SEXUAL-ASSAULT CONVICTION, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, April 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

HAGEL SEEKS TO LIMIT CONVENING AUTHORITY POWERS UNDER UCMJ, Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: April 8, 2013.

US DEFENSE SECRETARY PUSHES FOR OVERHAUL OF MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, New York, NY: April 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

HOW THE MILITARY IS SLOWLY OVERCOMING A HISTORY OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE, Terry Moore, Bangor Daily News, April 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Bangordailynews.com.

AFTER PENTAGON INVESTIGATIONS, THREE ARMY GENERALS CENSURED FOR MISCONDUCT, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, April 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Washington Post Company.

HONORING THEIR SERVICE, Lily Casura, Fort Worth Weekly, April 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Fort Worth Weekly.

SCORBY SIGNS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION, SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND MILITARY CHILD PROCLAMATIONS, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL: April 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Jacksonville.com.

CARTER HALL WALKS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH, Chelsea Mandello, U.S. Navy, the Atlantic Ocean: April 2, 2013.

SAAM BUILDS ON OUR FIGHT AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jason Kelly, NAVY LIVE Blog, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC: April 1, 2013.

 

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MARCH 2013

THE UNHEARD VICTIMS OF "THE INVISIBLE WAR" ~ THE CRISIS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE U.S. MILITARY, Anu Bhagwati, Foreign Affairs, March 28, 2013. Copyright © 2002-2013 the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.

NEW STUDY DEMANDS ZERO-TOLERANCE FOR MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT, George Zornick, The Nation, March 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

VERDICT IS IN ON SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, Holly Kearl, Women's Media Center, March 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's Media Center.

AS I SEE IT ~ ASSAULT ON OFFICERSHIP, Steve Strobridge, Military Officers Association of America, Alexandria, VA: March 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Military Officers Association of America.

AMERICA'S WOMAN WARRIORS SERIES, National Public Radio, Washington, DC. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

Off the Battlefield, Military Women Face Risks from Male Troops, Quil Lawrence and Marisa Peñaloza, March 20, 2013.

Women in Combat, and the Price They Pay, Quil Lawrence and Marisa Peñaloza, March 18, 2013.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT HEARINGS BEGIN, American Association of University Women, Washington, DC: March 20, 2013.

MILITARY RAPE VICTIMS: STOP BLAMING US (video), Josh Levs and Ashley Fantz, CNN, March 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network.

SeN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND CALLS OUT MILITARY LEADERS FOR "GOOD ORDER AND DISCIPLINE" (video), Invisible No More, Los Angeles, CA: March 14, 2013.

MILITARY JUSTICE 'BROKEN', SAY SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS AT SENATE HEARING, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, New York, NY: March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

SENATORS CRITICAL OF MILITARY'S 'CONVENING AUTHORITY' SYSTEM TO PUNISH SEX ASSAULT, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, New York, NY: March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

MILITARY SEXUAL ABUSE CASE BRINGS MILITARY LAW UNDER REVIEW (video), CBS Evening News, March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CBS Interactive Inc.

MaINE VOICES: MILITARY sexual assault VICTIMS SHOULDN'T HAVE TO KEEP FIGHTING AT HOME, Cynthia Dill and William McKinley, Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME: March 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 MaineToday Media, Inc.

TEN YEARS LATER: COUNTING THE COSTS OF WAR IN IRAQ, Making Contact National Radio Project, Oakland, CA: March 12, 2013. Copyright © 1994-2013 National Radio Project.

SAN ANTONIO SCANDAL SHOWS DEEP FLAWS IN MILITARY HANDLING OF Sex CRIMES, James Risen, Austin American Statesman, San Antonio, TX: March 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cox Media Group.

MURDER AT HOME AND RETURNING MILITARY: IN HIS OWN WORDS, Antonia Vann, ADVOCATE, Milwaukee, WI: March 3, 2013.

U.S. NAVY SAILORS CONVICTED IN OKINAWA RAPE, USA Today, Tokyo, JP: March 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Gannett.

 

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FEBRUARY 2013

VETERANS, SEXUAL TRAUMA AND PTSD: AN UPDATE, Lawrence Downes, Taking Note Blog, The New York Times, New York, NY: February 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

HONOR BETRAYED SERIES, The New York Times. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

Trauma Sets Female Veterans Adrift Back Home, Patricia Leigh Brown, Los Angeles, CA: February 27, 2013.

Attacked at 19 by an Air Force Trainer, and Speaking Out, James Risen, San Antonio, TX: February 26, 2013.

VETERAN RECOUNTS KILLING HIS WIFE, Antonia Vann, ADVOCATE, Milwaukee, WI: February 27, 2013.

THE UNFAIRNESS OF THE FERES DOCTRINE, Rachel Natelson, Time, February 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Time Inc.

DOCUMENTARY 'INVISIBLE WAR' REVEALS CULTURE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, NewsHour, PBS, Arlington, VA: February 18, 2013. Copyright © 1996-2013 MacNeil / Lehrer Productions.

GIVE AN HOUR LAUNCHES GOT YOUR 6 INITIATIVE TO EDUCATE 100,000 STUDENTS IN MENTAL HEALTH DISCIPLINES ON THE UNIQUE ISSUES OF VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES; NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATIONS SUPPORT EFFORT, PRWeb, Washington, DC: February 7, 2013. Copyright © 1997-2013 Vocus PRW Holdings, LLC.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: REMEMBERING AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN WHO HAVE SERVED, Alexis Garrett Stodgill, TheGrio.com, February 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBC Universal.

JUDGE'S ACTIONS IN AIR FORCE SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE TO BE QUESTIONED, Michael Doyle, McClatchy Newspapers, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: February 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

 

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JANUARY 2013

MILITARY WOMEN DESERVE VAWA PROTECTION, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, January 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS TEMPERS EUPHORIA OVER END OF COMBAT BAN, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, New York, NY: January 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

PANETTA TO LIFT BAN ON WOMEN IN COMBAT, Jeremy Herb, Defcon Hill Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: January 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

TEXAS CAPITOL VIETNAM VETERANS MONUMENT GROUNDBREAKING MARCH 24 & 25, Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument, Austin, TX: January 22, 2013. See details.

MEN ARE LATEST ALLEGED VICTIMS OF SEX CRIMES BY AIR FORCE TRAINERS, Chris Carroll, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: January 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

POSSIBLE HIV EXPOSURE AT BUFFALO VA HOSPITAL, Associated Press, USA Today, Buffalo, NY: January 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Associated Press.

YESTERDAY'S CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION HEARING ADDRESSED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN ALL BRANCHES OF U.S. MILITARY, Anna Breslaw, Jezebel, New York, NY: January 12, 2013.

AIR FORCE TO ASSIGN COUNSEL FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: January 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Stars and Stripes.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS THE 2013 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT INTO LAW, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: January 8, 2013.

THE URGENT NEED FOR CONFIDENTIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL CARE FOR U.S. MILITARY, Caroline Brown, The Atlantic, Washington, DC: January 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Atlantic Monthly Group.

ANOTHER VIEW BY LILY CASURA: WHERE ARE THE MALE VICTIMS AT LACKLAND?, Lily Casura, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX: January 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

WHAT WOULD CHUCK HAGEL DO TO COMBAT THE INVISIBLE WAR AGAINST MILITARY RAPE?, Christine Pelosi, The Blog, The Huffington Post, January 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY ~ U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL ENFORCEMENT REPORT BRIEFING AND SPEAKERS (video), U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC: January 2, 2013.

 

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DECEMBER 2012

THE MILITARY'S DIRTY SECRET, International Herald Tribune, December 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

VA FINDS SEXUAL ASSAULTS MORE COMMON IN WAR ZONES, Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, December 26, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett.

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PRESS BRIEFING VIA TELECONFERENCE WITH MAJ. GEN PATTON AND LT. COL. GALBREATH ON THE ANNUAL MILITARY ACADEMY SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT (transcript), U.S. Department of Defense, Arlington, VA: December 21, 2012.

DOD EVALUATES SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND PREVENTION RESPONSE EFFORTS AT MILITARY ACADEMIES, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: December 21, 2012. Read memo and full report.

REPORTED SEX ASSAULTS AT MILITARY ACADEMIES JUMP BY 23 PERCENT, Lolita C. Baldor, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: December 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

DACOWITS SUPPORTS BILL TO COVER SOME ABORTIONS, Patricia Kime, Army Times, Arlington, VA: December 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN U.S. DEFENSE, DefenseNews, December 2012.  Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

 

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NOVEMBER 2012

HOW TO STOP SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE RANKS, Rachel Natelson, Time, November 23, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Time Inc.

AF LEADERS TARGET SEXUAL ASSAULT IN LATEST 'LETTER TO AIRMEN', U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: November 16, 2012.

AETC SEEKS ENDURING SOLUTIONS FOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, Carla Gleason, U.S. Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, TX: November 15, 2012.

COMBATING SEXUAL ASSAULT ~ AN ALL HANDS EVOLUTION, Arif Patani, NAVY LIVE Blog, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC: November 15, 2012.

AF LEADERS BRIEF BMT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATION FINDINGS, Jess Harvey, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: November 14, 2012.

AIR FORCE LEADERS ISSUE STATEMENT ON BMT INVESTIGATION, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: November 14, 2012.

DID NAVY SECRETARY OVERSTEP HIS ROLE IN MILITARY MURDER CASE?, Michael Doyle, McClatchy Newspapers, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: November 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

INVESTIGATE AIR FORCE FOR OPENLY VIOLENT, SEXIST AND HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT TO WOMEN, Nancy Parrish, The Blog, The Huffington Post, November 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

VERIZON ONCE AGAIN NAMED TO G. I. JOBS TOP 100 MILITARY-FRIENDLY EMPLOYERS LIST, Verizon, New York, NY: November 8, 2012.

 

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OCTOBER 2012

SOLDIERING ON, Alison Rich, Fort Worth Magazine, October 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 fwtx.com.

SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE MESSAGE SENT TO AIRMEN FROM PAST 10 YEARS, U.S. Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, TX: October 19, 2012.

JAPAN DECRIES ALLEGED RAPE BY TROOPS IN OKINAWA, Eric Talmadge, Associated Press, Marine Corps Times, Tokyo, JP: October 17, 2012.  Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

FEMALE IRAQ VET, 22, STRANGLED TO DEATH BY AIR FORCE BOYFRIEND WHO STAGED CAR CRASH TO COVER UP HER MURDER, MailOnline, London, UK: October 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Associated Newspapers Ltd.

CRITICS CHARGE DOD'S EFFORTS TO FIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULT LACK SUBSTANCE, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: October 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

FEMALE MARINE VETS: SEXIST CULTURE PUT US AT RISK, Jennifer Hlad, Stars and Stripes, Military.com, Washington, DC: October 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Military Advantage.

FEMALE FIGHTER PILOT BREAKS GENDER BARRIERS, Martha Raddatz, ABC News, October 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 ABC News Internet Ventures.

RAPE IN WAR: ARE WE GETTING IT WRONG?, Lauren Wolfe, Women Under Siege, October 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's Media Center.

"YOUR WOMEN ARE OPPRESSED, BUT OURS ARE AWESOME": HOW NICHOLAS KRISTOF AND HALF THE SKY USE WOMEN AGAINST OTHER, Sayantani DasGupta, Racialicious, October 8, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Racialicious.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT EPIDEMIC CONTINUES TO CLAIM VICTIMS AS DEFENSE DEPARTMENT FAILS FEMALES, Molly O'Toole, The Huffington Post, New York, NY: October 6, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

MILITARY WIVES GO ARTISTICALLY TOPLESS TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR PTSD, Ron Dicker, The Huffington Post, October 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

WOMEN LAWMAKERS CALL FOR TOUGH MEASURES TO COMBAT SEX ABUSE IN MILITARY, Jim Forsyth, the Chicago Tribune, San Antonio, TX: October 2, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Tribune Interactive, Inc.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2012

NAVY RELIEVES ANOTHER OFFICER OF COMMAND, Military.com, September 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Military Advantage.

REPORT SAYS 3 OF 4 US ADULTS UNQUALIFIED FOR MILITARY, Denise Allabaugh, Stars and Stripes, Dallas, TX: September 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

DISHONOR: MILITARY RAPE VICTIMS DESCRIBE 'WOUND THAT WILL NEVER HEAL' (video), Rock Center, New York, NY: September 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NBCNews.com.

DOD TO REVISE SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION TRAINING, Claudette Roulo, American Forces Press Service, Washington, DC: September 25, 2012.

FREE DOD SAFE HELPLINE MOBILE APP IS NOW AVAILABLE, National Guard, September 18, 2012.

THE ENEMY WITHIN, James Kitfield, National Journal, Washington, DC: September 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 National Journal Group Inc.

Military MURDER CHARGES REVEAL TERROR GROUPS INSIDE ARMY, Elliot Blair Smith, Bloomberg, September 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Bloomberg LP.

TOUGH TALK BY MARINE COMMANDANT COMPLICATES SEXUAL-ASSAULT CASES, Michael Doyle, McClatchy Newspapers, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: September 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

STATEMENT FROM PROTECT OUR DEFENDERS IN RESPONSE TO HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE ANNOUNCING LACKLAND HEARINGS, Protect Our Defenders, Washington, DC: September 12, 2012.

LAWMAKER'S SECRET LACKLAND VISIT UPSETS ADVOCATES, Karisa King and Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX: updated September 11, 2012. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

MILITARY SERVICE INSPIRED BY 9/11 PUTS COUPLE ON UNLIKELY PATH, Laura Berman, The Detroit News, Detroit, MI: September 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Detroit News.

FOUNDATION TO NAVY SEAL AUTHOR: WE DON'T WANT YOUR DONATIONS, Mike Keefe-Feldman, Nonprofit Quarterly, Boston, MA: September 7, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Nonprofit Information Networking Association.

FOUR MARINES ARRESTED IN CA AFTER BEATING GAY MAN INTO UNCONSCIOUSNESS, Justin Acuff, Addicting Info, September 6, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Addicting Info.

WAR PHOTOGRAPHER TRAINS HER LENS ON MILITARY SUICIDE AT HOME, Allison Yarrow, The Daily Beast, September 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Newsweek / Daily Beast Company LLC. 

 

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AUGUST 2012

WHY PENTAGON'S PROGRESS AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT IS SO SLOW, Anna Mulrine, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: August 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Christian Science Monitor.

Rape AND THE ETHICS OF ADULTERY, OR HOW THE MILITARY HIDES ITS RAPE PROBLEM, Thomas E. Ricks, Foreign Policy, Washington, DC: August 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Foreign Policy Group, LLC.

LACKLAND NEWS UPDATE, Protect Our Defenders, August 22, 2012.

THE UNFRIENDLIEST OF FIRE: THE CONSEQUENCES OF 'DELEGITIMIZING' SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, Edward Rhymes, Mint Press News, August 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Mint Press News.

PRIEST SLAPPED WITH RESTRAINING ORDER, Gidget Fuentes, Marine Corps Times, San Diego, CA: August 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

ARMY REPORTS GRIM MILESTONE IN TROOP SUICIDES, Stephanie Gaskell, POLITICO, Arlington, VA: August 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 POLITICO LLC.

INVESTIGATING THE ROOT CAUSES AND NEGLIGENCE IN A MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS, Mark C. Russell, The Blog, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: August 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

NAVY EXPANDS TRAINING TO FIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULTS, Jeanette Steele, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA: August 15, 2012. Copyright © 1995-2012 The San Diego Union-Tribune, LLC.

MOM: MILITARY NEEDS TO STOP SOLDIER SUICIDES, WRAL.TV, Lillington, NC: August 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT IS FOCUS OF YOUTUBE SERIES, Julie Watson, Associated Press, ABC News, San Diego, CA: August 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 ABC News Internet Ventures.

BASIC TRAINING COMMANDER SACKED AMID SCANDAL, Kristin Davis, Air Force Times, August 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

Military Rape SURVIVORS DEMAND LACKLAND INVESTIGATION, Protect Our Defenders, August 10, 2012. Sign petition.

SMITH BECOMES FIRST GAY GENERAL OFFICER TO SERVE OPENLY, Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: August 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

Army GENERAL: DON'T HOBBLE COMMANDERS IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, Lauren French, Reuters, Washington, DC: August 6, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters.

INCOMING AIR FORCE CHIEF SAYS ELIMINATING SEXUAL ASSAULT A PRIORITY, Jennifer H. Svan, Stars and Stripes, Ramstein Air Base, DE: August 3, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

ARMY REINSTATES MEDICAL CENTER HEAD IN PTSD PROBE, Associated Press, KXAN-TV, Washington, DC: August 1, 2012. Copyright © 2000-2012 LIN Television of Texas, LP.

 

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JULY 2012

Military MenTAL HEALTH CRISIS EXPOSED WITH CAMP LIBERTY KILLINGS, Elliot Blair Smith, Bloomberg, July 31, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

Camp Liberty Killings Expose Mental Health Woes (video), August 1, 2012.

Inside Camp Liberty Combat Stress Clinic (video), August 1, 2012.

SeNATOR BLOCKS OBAMA'S NOMINEE OVER SEXUAL-ASSAULT PROBE, Tony Capaccio and David Lerman, Bloomberg, July 27, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

AMERICA'S SOCIAL WORKERS JOIN DR. JILL BIDEN TO LAUNCH "SOCIAL WORK AND SERVICE MEMBERS: JOINING FORCES TO SUPPORT VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES", The White House, Washington, DC: July 25, 2012.

LACKLAND RAPE REPORT TOOK MONTH TO REACH TOP, Karisa King and Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX: July 25, 2012. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE 2012'S TOP GUARD, RESERVE EMPLOYERS, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: July 23, 2012.

NEW MARINE LAW ENFORCEMENT BATTALIONS TRAINED TO HELP ALLIED POLICE FORCES, INVESTIGATE CRIMES, Associated Press, The Washington Post, Camp Pendleton, CA: July 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS' PTSD CLAIMS NEGLECTED, PANEL TOLD, Jamie Goldberg, Los Angeles Times, Washington, DC: July 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Los Angeles Times.

VA BENEFITS PROCESS CALLED 'UNREALISTIC' FOR MILITARY SEX ASSAULT VICTIMS, Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: July 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

LACKLAND'S INSTRUCTOR-ON-RAINBOW SEX CRIMES, TOLD BY ONE WHO LIVED THE NIGHTMARE, Michael Barajas and John Lasker, CURRENT, San Antonio, TX: July 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 San Antonio Current.

Sexual PREDATORS MAY HAVE TARGETED MILITARY: REPORT, Simon Cullen, ABC News, Sydney, AU: July 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 ABC.

 

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JUNE 2012

BREAKING THE CYCLE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY,Garry Trudeau and Loree Sutton, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 29, 2012.Copyright © 2012 The Washington Post Company.

IN MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM, AN ALL-POWERFUL ARBITER, Rachel Natelson, The New York Times, June 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

PENTAGON REVAMPS RULES ON REPORTING SEX CRIMES, Larry Abramson, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: June 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio.

NAVY TAKES STEPS TO COMBAT POOR PERSONAL CHOICES, Corinne Reilly, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA: June 18, 2012. Copyright © 1993-2012 The Virginian-Pilot.

WOMEN SAY THEY'RE FITTING IN ON SUBS, Ed Friedrich, Kitsap Sun, Military.com News, Bremerton, WA: June 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Military Advantage.

SPC. DONNA MAXSON, FORT DETRICK SOLDIER, SENTENCED FOR ALLOWING DAUGHTER'S RAPE, WJLA-TV, Frederick, MD: June 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Allbritton Communications Company.

US TROOPS ARE KILLING THEMSELVES AT FASTEST PACE SINCE NATION BEGAN A DECADE OF WAR, Associated Press, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 7, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post Company.

 

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MAY 2012

THE DAY THAT WAS, Dan Rather, The Blog, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: May 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

WHAT HONOR LOOKS LIKE: THE FLASH MOB AT GATE 38 OF REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT, Chris Muller, MullerOver.com, May 23, 2012. Copyright © 2012 MullerOver.com.

RAPE IN THE RANKS ~ TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, VICTIMS NEED ACCESS TO CIVIL COURTS, Lawrence Korb and Anu Bhagwati, The Baltimore Sun, May 9, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Baltimore Sun.

EL PASO JOINS STUDY ON EFFECTS OF MILITARY DEPLOYMENT, Allison B. Flores, El Paso Times, El Paso, TX: May 8, 2012. Copyright © 2012 El Paso Times and MediaNews Group.

IN MEMO, TOP MARINE BLASTS SEX-ASSAULT CRISIS, Andrew deGrandpré and Gina Cavallaro, Marine Corps Times, Springfield, VA: May 8, 2012.  Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE U.S. MILITARY, Melinda Henneberger, She The People Blog, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 8, 2012.Copyright © 2012 The Washington Post Company.

VERIZON RECOGNIZED FOR ITS MILITARY RECRUITING AND HIRING PRACTICES, Verizon, New York, NY: May 3, 2012.

DOCUMENTS UNCOVERED BY JUDICIAL WATCH RAISE CONCERNS ABOUT USE OF DRUG FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL, Judicial Watch, Washington, DC: May 2, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Judicial Watch, Inc.

"DESERT SAND" T-SHIRTS DEBUTED ON CLOTHESLINE PROJECT IN ARKANSAS, Ginger Daril, Verizon Wireless, Jacksonville, AR: May 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Verizon Wireless.

 

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APRIL 2012

ReportED MILITARY Sexual AssaultS ROSE in 2011, Andrew Lapin, Government Executive, Washington, DC: April 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 National Journal Group, Inc.

WE OWE OUR SOLDIERS ALL THE CARE THEY NEED, Leila Levinson, Paul Sullivan and Patrick Bellon, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: April 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cox Media.

JUDGE ORDERS MILITARY TO RELEASE SEXUAL ASSAULT INFORMATION, Annie-Rose Strasser, Think Progress, April 3, 2012. Copyright © 2005-2012 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

 

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MARCH 2012

CAMPBELL SOLDIER ARRESTED IN WIFE'S DEATH, Associated Press, Army Times, Oak Grove, KY: March 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

BRAIN WARS: HOW THE MILITARY IS FAILING ITS WOUNDED, Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica, Democracy Now!, March 14, 2012.

EXPOSING THE UGLY DETAILS OF THE MILITARY SEXUAL VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, March 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

 

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FEBRUARY 2012

AN EX-MARINE EXPLAINS WHY MILITARY WOMEN SHOULDn'T 'EXPECT' TO BE RAPED, Sarah Anderson, Jezebel, February 15, 2012.

TaLKING ABOUT MILITARY SPENDING AND THE PENTAGON BUDGET ~ FISCAL YEAR 2013 (AND BEYOND), National Priorities Projects, Northampton, MA, and Project on Defense Alternatives, Cambridge, MA: February 8, 2012.

 

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JANUARY 2012

NCO ARRESTED, CHARGED IN CARSON KILLING, Associated Press, Army Times, Fort Carson, CO: January 27, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

SUNDANCE LIFTS LID ON RAPE IN US MILITARY, AFP, The Nation, Park City, UT: January 26, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Nawaiwaqt Group of Newspapers.

DOD WEBSITE CONNECTS MILITARY KIDS, Elaine Sanchez, Armed Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: January 24, 2012. Visit militarykidsconnect.dcoe.mil.

MILITARY SUICIDES: THOSE WE MIGHT YET SAVE, Penny Coleman, Justice Policy Institute, Washington, DC: January 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Justice Policy Institute.

INCREASE IN REPORTED SEX CRIMES AT AIR FORCE ACADEMY OFFERS NO SIMPLE EXPLANATIONS, Dan Elliott, Associated Press, Star Tribune, Denver, CO: January 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Star Tribune.

THE TRAUMA OF WAR FOR SERVICE WOMEN, Chaplains Under Fire Blog, January 22, 2012.

MURDEROUS VETS: CASTING ASPERSIONS, Ron Capps, Time, January 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Time Inc.

US SOLDIERS BRINGING THEIR VIOLENCE HOME FROM OVERSEAS, Common Dreams, Portland, ME: January 20, 2012.

THE FEW, THE PROUD, THE GAYS: DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL AND THE TRAP OF TOLERANCE, Full Text Reports..., January 13, 2012.

USE OF ACUPUNCTURE BY THE U.S. MILITARY TO TREAT BATTLEFIELD INJURIES, PTSD, Christine Teo, Asian Scientist, January 10, 2012. Copyright © 2011-2012 Asian Scientist Publishing Pte. Ltd.

WOMEN AT WAR: RISING ROLE IN MILITARY OUTPACES MEDICAL CARE, Jordan Towers, Swords Blog, Swords to Plowshares, San Francisco, CA: January 9, 2012.

FACES OF THE DEAD, The New York Times, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

 

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2011

DECEMBER

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT, TWO NEW POLICIES ANNOUNCED, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: December 27, 2011.

BLACK WOMEN LEAD MILITARY RECRUIT PERCENTAGES, James Dao, The New York Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 25, 2011. Copyright © 2011 stltoday.com.

WOMEN VETERANS MORE LIKELY TO DISAPPROVE OF IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN WARS THAN MALE COUNTERPARTS, Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: December 22, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com Inc.

IMPACT OF WAR LINGERS, Casey Seiler, Times Union, December 17, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Hearst Corporation.

ONE SOLDIER'S TALE OF TRAGEDY AND RECOVERY, Robert Lockwood, Austin American-Statesman, December 17, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cox Media Group.

TOP ARMY OFFICIAL ASSESSES MENTAL HEALTH EFFORTS, Jeremy Schwartz, Austin American-Statesman, December 17, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cox Media Group.

NEW JERSEY HELP LINE FOR TROOPS EXPANDS TO NATIONWIDE PROGRAM, James Dao, The New York Times, December 15, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

WOMEN, WAR & PEACE (audio), PBS, Open Society Foundations, December 15, 2011. Copyright © 1995-2011 Public Broadcasting Service.

RAPE IN THE US MILITARY: AMERICA'S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET, Lucy Broadbent, The Guardian, December 9, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS PUSH FOR GREATER SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION IN THE MILITARY, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: December 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Feminist Majority Foundation.

MILITARY: MARINE CORPS REPORTS RECORD NUMBER OF SUICIDE ATTEMPTS, Mark Walker, North County Times, Escondido, CA: December 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 North County Times.

BUREAUCRACY HAS BLOSSOMED IN MILITARY'S WAR ON RAPE, Michael Doyle and Marisa Taylor, Stars and Stripes, Bellingham, WA: December 3, 2011. Copyright © 2011 McClatchy Newspapers.

NOVEMBER

BUREAUCRACY HAS BLOSSOMED IN Military’s WAR ON RAPE, Michael Doyle and Marisa Taylor, Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA: November 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Bellingham Herald.

Military’s NEWLY AGGRESSIVE RAPE PROSECUTION HAS PITFALLS, Marisa Taylor and Chris Adams, Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA: November 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Bellingham Herald.

MiX OF BOOZE AND SEX CAN SPELL TROUBLE FOR Mlitary, Marisa Taylor, Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA: November 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Bellingham Herald.

ThINK YOU KNOW WHAT WOMEN DO IN THE MILITARY? THINK AGAIN., Lindsay Wise, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: November 25, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Hearst Communications Inc.

HOW CAN WE PREVENT MILITARY SUICIDES?, The New York Times, November 20, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FUNDS MORE THAN $1 MILLION TO VETERANS TREATMENT COURTS, Justice for Vets, Alexandria, VA: November 11, 2011.

SeSAME LAUNCHES NEW RESOURCES FOR MILITARY FAMILIES, Elaine Sanchez, Armed Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA: November 5, 2011.

Military FaMILY MONTH: MILITARY FAMILIES, WE SALUTE YOU!, Robert L. Gordon, III, DOD LIVE Blog, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: November 4, 2011.

PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION ~ MILITARY FAMILY MONTH, The White House, Washington, DC: November 1, 2011.

OCTOBER

VIOLENCE MORE COMMON AMONG KIDS OF COMBAT VETERANS, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press, Professional Soldiers, Atlanta, GA: October 31, 2011. Copyright © 2004-2011 Professional Soldiers.

DEFENSE URGED TO CREATE CENTRAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DATABASE, Caitlin Fairchild, Government Executive, Washington, DC: October 24, 2011. Copyright © 2011 National Journal Group, Inc.

THE PENTAGON CHANNEL RECOGNIZES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH (OCTOBER), October 21, 2011.

WEBSITE PROMOTES CULTURAL AWARENESS EDUCATION, Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: October 21, 2011. 3C Cross Cultural Competence website.

VA ANNOUNCES PSA ABOUT WOMEN VETERANS ~ NATIONWIDE RELEASE ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TO JOIN VA CULTURE CHANGE, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC: October 13, 2011. Watch the PSA, "She Wore These."

Military DAD SURPRISES DAUGHTER AT SPELLING BEE AFTER SHE NAILS 'SERGEANT' (scroll down), The Huffington Post, October 11, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

NAVY FINDS 25% OF CALLS TO SEXUAL-ASSAULT HOTLINES FAIL, Michael Winter, USA Today, McLean, VA: October 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 USA Today.

STARS 'JOIN FORCES' WITH FIRST LADY, MilitaryHOMEFRONT, October 7, 2011. Watch PSAs.

THE DISPATCH (volume 6, number 10), Texas Military Forces, Austin, TX: October 2011.

SEPTEMBER

A THIRD OF TROOP SUICIDES TOLD SOMEONE OF PLANS, Dan Elliott, Associated Press, Navy Times, Denver, CO: September 22, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

JUSTICE FOR WOMEN VETERANS, The New York Times, New York, NY: September 11, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

FATIGUES TO FABULOUS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES AT MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK TO SUPPORT WOMEN VETERANS, Society for Women's Health Research, New York, NY: September 8, 2011.

DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD DEATHS, Andrew Tilghman, Navy Times, Springfield, VA: September 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

AMERICAN RED CROSS AND WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT ARE JOINING FORCES, Military HOMEFRONT, September 2011.

AUGUST

RED CROSS REACHES OUT TO MILITARY COMMUNITY FOR VOLUNTEERS ~ NEW OPERATION OUTREACH PROGRAM DESIGNED TO ASSIST WOMEN VETERANS, American Red Cross of Central Texas, Austin, TX: August 15, 2011.

McCONVILLE TAKES REINS OF 101st AIRBORNE, Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press, Army Times, August 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

JULY

REPORTS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE, ABUSE WITHIN MILITARY RISE, Nancy Montgomery, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: July 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Stars and Stripes.

JUNE

ARMY TO SOLDIERS: TAKE CONCUSSIONS SERIOUSLY, ArmyTimes, June 26, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

FOR MILITARY, DIFFERENT WARS MEAN DIFFERENT INJURIES, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, June 8, 2011. Copyright © 2011 NPR.

MAY

VERIZON NAMED TO 2011 LIST OF 'MOST VALUABLE EMPLOYERS FOR MILITARY', Verizon, New York, NY: May 12, 2011.

SOLDIERS HOSPITALIZED FOR SUICIDAL THOUGHTS INCREASED 7000 PERCENT OVER PAST FIVE YEARS: STUDY, Nina Mandell, New York Daily News, May 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 NYDailyNews.com.

APRIL

LAW WOULD PROTECT MILITARY ASSAULT VICTIMS, UPI, Washington, DC: April 14, 2011. Copyright © 2011 United Press International, Inc.

CRITICAL SHORTAGE OF ARMY NEUROLOGISTS FOR U.S.TROOPS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN, T. Christian Miller, ProPublica, and Daniel Zwerdling, National Public Radio, April 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 ProPublica, Inc.

MARCH

U.S. GOVERNMENT CAUGHT WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, The Secret Store, March 18, 2011.

1 IN 5 AIR FORCE WOMEN VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, SURVEY FINDS, Anna Mulrine, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: March 17, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Christian Science Monitor.

FEMALES IN MILITARY STRUGGLE WITH HIGHER DIVORCE RATES, USA Today, Washington, DC: March 8, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Associated Press.

FEBRUARY

THE MILITARY MUST TAKE A HARDER LINE AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jessica Stern, The Washington Post, February 18, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY'S 'RESTRICTED REPORTING' DRAWS FIRE, John Lasker, Women's eNews, February 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Military Service, LIFE SPAN SEXUAL ASSAULT EXPOSURES, AND CERVICAL CYTOLOGIC ABNORMALTIES, Anne G. Sadler, Michelle A. Mengeling, Craig H. Syrop, James C. Torner and Brenda M .Booth, Journal of Women’s Health, New Rochelle, NY: 2011. Copyright © 2011 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

 

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2010

NOVEMBER

VERIZON SUPPORTS EXPANSION OF AMERICAN GI FORUM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM TO MORE FAMILIES OF RETURNING CALIFORNIA VETERANS, Verizon Foundation, Santa Ana, CA: November 10, 2010. See Men and Women of Honor.

OCTOBER

BELIEVING ANITA... AND OUR SERVICEWOMEN, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, October 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

BLOGGER URGES READERS TO 'MOVE FORWARD', David Lloyd, Family Matters Blog, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: October 19, 2010.

Military LAUNCHES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, Donna Miles, U.S. Department of Defense, Washngton, DC: October 4, 2010.

AUGUST

LACEY-AREA SOLDIER GETS 14.5 YEARS IN WIFE'S DEATH; FAMILY SPEAKS, Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, VA: August 21, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Olympian.

MCKINLEY REVIEWS NATIONAL GUARD'S CONTRIBUTION, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Arlington, VA: August 5, 2010.

10 WAYS THE VA IS SERVING OUR VETS ~ AND MORE, Kori Schulman, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: August 3, 2010.

SEPARATE, UNEQUAL, AND UNRECOGNIZED, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, August 4, 2010. Copyright © 2010 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

JULY

"UNIFORM JUSTICE", Need to Know, PBS, Houston, TX: July 9, 2010.

MAY

HOW AMERICA'S TOP MILITARY OFFICER USES BUSINESS TO BOOST NATIONAL SECURITY, Jeff Chu, Fast Company, May 1, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Fast Company & Inc., Mansueto Ventures, LLC.

CULTURE SHIFT ~ A YOUNGER FEMALE VETERAN POPULATION IS CHANGING THE FOCUS OF HEALTH CARE AT THE VA, Ashley Kent, PA Professional, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Alexandria, VA: May 2010. Copyright © 2010 American Academy of Physician Assistants.

APRIL

SENATORS ISSUE SUBPOENAS IN FORT HOOD DEATHS, Jeff Schogol, Stars and Stripes, Arlington, VA: April 19, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Stars and Stripes.

MARCH

DOD RELEASES ANNUAL SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE AND PREVENTION REPORT, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: March 16, 2010.

PENTAGON FOCUSES ON BRAIN TRAUMA, Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, Washington, DC: March 1, 2010. Copyright © 2010 USA Today.

FEBRUARY

MILITARY STEPS UP BATTLE AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: February 25, 2010.

JANUARY

COMMAND INDISCRETION, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, January 4, 2010. Copyright © 2010 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

I HAVE COMBAT STRESS... BUT DON'T TELL ANYONE, Sgt. Matthew Moeller, DVIDS, posted January 3, 2010.

 

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2009

DECEMBER

PENTAGON'S ADVICE TO TRAUMATIZED VETERANS: THINK HAPPY THOUGHTS, Penny Coleman, AlterNet, San Francisco, CA: December 9, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Independent Media Institute.

DEPLOYMENTS TAKING TOLL ON MILITARY'S CHILDREN, James Dao, The New York Times, December 7, 2009. Copyright © 2009 The New York Times Company.

NOVEMBER

WHY ARE WE LOCKING UP TRAUMATIZED VETERANS FOR THEIR ADDICTIONS INSTEAD OF OFFERING THEM TREATMENT?, Penny Coleman, AlterNet, San Francisco, CA: November 11, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Independent Media Institute.

AT ARMY BASE, SOME VIOLENCE IS TOO FAMILIAR, Michael Moss and Ray Rivera, The New York Times, Fort Hood, TX: November 9, 2009. Copyright © 2009 The New York Times Company.

OCTOBER

MIKE TURNER SECURES SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIONS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL, David Willoughby, Dayton Crime Examiner, New York, NY: October 20, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Clarity Digital Group LLC.

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT WORKS TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Samantha L. Quigley, American Forces Press Service, Washington, DC: October 7, 2009.

ViRTUAL TECH MAKES RECOVERY A REALITY AT WALTER REED, Elizabeth Lockwood, Military Health System, Washington, DC: October 7, 2009.

RAPE OF IRAQI WOMEN BY US FORCES AS WEAPON OF WAR: PHOTOS AND DATA EMERGE, Daya Gamage, Asian Tribune, Washington, DC: October 3, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Asian Tribune.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT, Col. Deborah B. Grays, U.S. Army, October 1, 2009.

SEPTEMBER

THINK VIETNAM VETS WERE SCREWED UP? WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE HOW MANY VETERANS OF BUSH'S WARS END UP IN JAIL, Penny Coleman, AlterNet, San Francisco, CA: September 8, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Independent Media Institute.

JULY

MILITARY STUDY TIES WAR TRAUMA, VIOLENCE AT HOME, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: July 19, 2009. Copyright © 2009 NPR.

ATHENA CROSSING THE POTOMAC, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, July 10, 2009. Copyright © 2009 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

PTSD AND TBI AND DV: "TRUE OR FALSE?", National Bulletin on Domestic Violence Prevention (volume 15, number 7), West, St. Paul, MN: July 2009. Copyright © 2009 Thomson Reuters.

JUNE

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT AND NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH TAKE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THE MILITARY, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: June 29, 2009.

CHARITY FOR VETERANS WITH MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA OPENS IN SEATTLE, Pack Parachute, Seattle, WA: June 24, 2009.

MAY

A TALE OF TWO CONTRACTS, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, May 26, 2009. Copyright © 2009 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

APRIL

COMMENTARY: WHAT DOES SEXUAL ASSAULT COST?, Cynthia Kelley, U.S. Army, April 6, 2009.

MARCH

THE FOX AND THE HENHOUSE, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, March 23, 2009. Copyright © 2009 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

JANUARY

A FOCUS ON VIOLENCE BY RETURNING G.I.'S, Lizette Alvarez and Dan Frosch, The New York Times, Fort Carson, CO: January 1, 2009. Copyright © 2009 The New York Times Company.

 

 

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2008

DECEMBER

CARING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT PATIENTS IN THE MILITARY: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE (abstract), Cynthia T. Ferguson, Journal of Forensic Nursing (volume 4 [4], pages 190-198), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., December 2008. Copyright © 1999-2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

CHILD CUSTODY AND DEPLOYMENTS: THE STATES STEP IN TO FILL THE SCRA GAP, Lt. Col. Jeffrey P. Sexton and Jonathan Brent, The Army Lawyer (pages 9-15), The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School of the U.S. Department of the Army, Charlottesville, VA: December 2008.

NOVEMBER

GROWING PROBLEM FOR VETERANS: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Science Codex, posted November 6, 2008.

SEPTEMBER

CHARACTERISTICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENTS REPORTED AT THE SCENE BY VOLUNTEER VICTIMS ADVOCATES (abstract), J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson, Z. Fan, P.K. Evans and A. Rivera, Military Medicine (volume173 [9], pages 865-870), September 2008. Copyright © 2008 AMSUS ~ The Society of the Federal Health Professionals.

ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A VOLUNTEER VICTIM ADVOCATE PROGRAM TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE U.S. ARMY (abstract), J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson, Z. Fan, P.K. Evans and A. Rivera, Military Medicine (volume173 [9], pages 860-864), September 2008. Copyright © 2008 AMSUS ~ The Society of the Federal Health Professionals.

JUNE

RESOURCES FOR SOLDIERS, VETS, AND FAMILIES, NOW, PBS, June 13, 2008.

MAY

RAPE HOBBLES BUSH ADMINISTRATION POLICIES, Ann Wright, Truthout, May 26, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Truthout.

APRIL

ANOTHER KBR RAPE CASE, Karen Houppert, The Nation, Houston, TX: April 3, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Nation.

MARCH

RAPISTS IN THE RANKS, Jane Harman, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA: March 31, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Los Angeles Times.

MILITARY ACADEMIES FAIL TO ADOPT NEEDED REFORMS, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 4), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: March 11, 2008. See GAO Report.

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

WAR TORN (a four-part series about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have committed killings, or been charged with them, after coming home), The New York Times, New York, NY: January 13 - February 15, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The New York Times Company.

Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles, Deborah Sontag and Lizette Alvarez, January 13, 2008.

An Iraq Veteran's Descent; A Prosecutor's Choice, Deborah Sontag, January 20, 2008.

In More Cases, Combat Trauma is Taking the Stand, Deborah Sontag and Lizette Alvarez, January 27, 2008.

When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly, Lizette Alvarez and Deborah Sontag, February 15, 2008.

 

 

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2007

DECEMBER

RAPE CASE JAG ACCUSED OF WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE, Erik Holmes, Air Force Times, Springfield, VA: December 27, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Gannett Government Media Corporation.

ABUSE CASES TEST TRUST AT ACADEMY, Bradley Olson and Josh Mitchell, The Baltimore Sun, December 10, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Baltimore Sun.

NOVEMBER

VA OFFERS AID AFTER SEXUAL TRAUMA, Philip Dine, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Washington, DC: November 4, 2007. Copyright © 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch LLC.

OCTOBER

PrOGRAM TRAINS STUDENTS TO BATTLE STEREOTYPES, WJZ.com, Annapolis, MD: October 26, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Associated Press.

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault In Military RISE, Michele Norris, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: October 4, 2007. Copyright © 2007 NPR.

SLAIN SOLDIER FEARED 'SOMETHING MIGHT HAPPEN TO HER', Ekaterin, Daily Kos, October 3, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Kos Media, LLC.

woRKING TOGETHER TO OVERCOME SEXUAL ASSAULT: THE FEW. THE PROUD. THE MARINES., Ray Bruneau, The SAPR Source (volume 1, issue 3), Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Washington, DC: October 1, 2007.

SEPTEMBER

NAVY LIEUTENANT CONVICTED OF ASSAULT, FRATERNIZATION, Kate Wiltrout, The Virginian-Pilot, Hampton Roads, VA: September 1, 2007. Copyright © 1993-2007 HamptonRoads.com.

SPECIAL ISSUE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE MILITARY, Violence Against Women (volume 13, number 9), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: September 2007. Copyright © 2007 Sage.

Analysis and Implications of the Omission of Offenders in the DoD Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force Report, Kristen Houser.

Attitudes Toward Women and Tolerance for Sexual Harassment Among Reservists, Dawne Vogt, Tamara A. Bruce, Amy E. Street and Jane Stafford.

Guest Editors' Introduction, Leora N. Rosen and Christine Hansen.

Lifetime and Current Sexual Assault and Harassment Victimization Rates of Active-Duty United States Air Force Women, Deborah J. Bostock and James G. Daley.

Rape Rates and Military Personnel in the United States: An Exploratory Study, Leora N. Rosen.

AUGUST

SOLDIER FOUND GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Alberta, CA: August 16, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Edmonton Journal.

JULY

WOMEN AT WAR, Steve Young, Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, SD: July 1, 2007, Copyright © 2007 Argus Leader Media.

JUNE

MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR MILITARY FALLS SHORT, Speaking Up (volume 13, issue 9), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: June 28, 2007. See An Achievable Vision: Report of the Department of Defense Task Force on Mental Health.

MILITARY SEEKS HELP TO SOLVE RAPE CASES, Daniel Borunda, El Paso Times, El Paso, TX: June 23, 2007. Copyright © 2007 El Paso Times and MediaNews Group.

NAVAL ACADEMY STEPPING UP SEXUAL HARASSMENT EDUCATION, Associated Press, Annapolis, MD: June 21, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Associated Press.

NAVAL ACADMEY GETS NEW LEADER, Raymond McCaffrey, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 9, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Washington Post Company.

U.S. MARINE CORPS SETTLES SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE, Glenn Martin, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA: June 7, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Hearst Communications Inc.

MARCH

MILITARY SEX ASSAULT REPORTS ROSE BY 24 PERCENT; ARMY ATTRIBUTES INCREASE TO NEW REPORTING PROGRAMS, NOT MORE CRIME, Associated Press, MSNBC, Washington, DC: March 21, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Associated Press.

The women's war, Sara Corbett, The New York Times Magazine, New York, NY: March 18, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The New York Times Company.

SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS PERSIST IN THE U.S. MILITARY, Day to Day, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: March 16, 2007. Copyright © 1990-2007 National Public Radio.

 

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2006

AUGUST

Survey: 1 in 5 Female Cadets are Assaulted, Bruce Smith, Associated Press, Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, NC: August 24, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Charlotte Observer.

In Military, Disorder Bucks Sexes’ Divide, Donna St. George, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: August 20, 2006.  Copyright © 2006 The Washington Post Company.

Victims Use Odd Charges to See Justice in Military Recruiter Cases, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press, DailyBreeze.com, Torrance, CA: August 20, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Copley Press, Inc.

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Today Released Research that Indicates Women in Military Conflicted about Domestic Violence Screening, Reporting, AScribe Newswire, Baltimore, MD: August 17, 2006.Copyright © 2006 AScribe Inc. See Domestic Violence in the Military: Women’s Policy Preferences and Beliefs Concerning Routine Screening and Mandatory Reporting.

JULY

Therapist Spared Arrest in Air Force Rape Case, Marie Tessier, Women’s eNews, July 24, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Women’s eNews.

JUNE

Academy Officials Testify at Hearing on Sex Assault, The Associated Press, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: June 30, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Baltimore Sun.

House Subcommittee Examines Sexual Assault in the Military, The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress (volume 11, number 19), Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: June 30, 2006.

Coast Guard Cadet Sentenced for Extortion, Sodomy, and Indecent Assault, Ms. Magazine, Arlington, VA: June 29, 2006.  Copyright © 2006 Feminist Majority Foundation.

MAY

REPORT: DEFENSE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DATA INCOMPLETE, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, May 30, 2006. Copyright © 2006 National Journal Group Inc.

MILITARY TO HAVE TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION MATERIALS, U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, May 26, 2006.

NEARLY 500 MILITARY DNA CASES UNDER INVESTIGATION, Tim McGlone, The Virginian-Pilot, Hampton Roads, VA: May 17, 2006. Copyright © 1993-2006 HamptonRoads.com.

Pentagon to Track Sexual Assault Responses, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, May 12, 2006. Copyright © 2006 National Journal Group Inc.

APRIL

WHEN OUR TROOPS COME HOME, Joyce Brothers, Parade, New York, NY: April 16, 2006. Copyright © 2006 ParadeNet Inc.

PENTAGON CONFRONTS ENEMY WITHIN: SEXUAL ASSAULT, Cory Reiss, Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, FL: April 9, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Gainesville Sun.

MARCH

PENTAGON SEEKS TO EXPLAIN RISE IN SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTS, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, March 17, 2006. Copyright © 2006 by National Journal Group Inc. See Second Annual Report on the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program ~ Executive Summary.

MORE SEX ASSAULTS IN MILITARY REPORTED ~ NEW POLICY ENSURES VICTIMS' PRIVACY, Christopher Lee, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 16, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Washington Post Company.

REPORT: MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAM WORKING, Donna Miles, American Forces Information Services News Articles, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: March 16, 2006. See Second Annual Report on the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program ~ Executive Summary.

FEBRUARY

ADMIRAL HAMMERS ON GENDER INEQUITY: HE AGGRESSIVELY AIMS TO HUMANIZE ACADEMY, READY MIDS FOR WAR, Bradley Olson, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: February 27, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Baltimore Sun.

DOD TO LAUNCH PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, National Domestic Violence Hotline, Austin, TX: February 21, 2006. See the Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence Campaign.

 

 

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2005

DECEMBER

Sexual Assault, Harassment Less Likely at AFA; Navy, West Point Women Victimized More, Survey Says, Dick Foster, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO: December 24, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The E.W. Scripps Co.

Gang and Multiple Rapes During Military Service: Health Consequences and Health Care, Anne G. Sadler, et al, Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association (volume 60, number 1), Alexandria, VA: Winter 2005.

NOVEMBER

OPPOSITION TO ARMY SEXUAL ASSAULT DATABASE GROWS, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, November 28, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

ARMY TO LAUNCH DATABASE ON SEXUAL ASSAULT INCIDENTS, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, November 14, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

SEPTEMBER

CONFIDENTIALITY GUARANTEE PROPOSED FOR MILITARY VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, September 21, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc. See H.R. 3837.

AUGUST

Sexual Misconduct at Army, Navy Academies Persists, Report Finds, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, August 29, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group, Inc.

DOD Releases Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at Service Academies, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: August 25, 2005.

JULY

Base Crimes: The Military has a Domestic Violence Problem, Karen Houppert, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA: July / August 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Foundation for National Progress.

JUNE

The Pentagon v. Abuse: An Interview with Deborah Tucker, Elizabeth Gettelman, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA: June 28, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Foundation for National Progress.

Academy Rape Trial on Hold: Judge’s Action Follows Refusal of Therapist to Turn Over Notes, Howard Pankratz, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 25, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

Privacy Skirmish Clouds Military Rape Case, Marie Tessier, Women’s eNews, June 21, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Women’s eNews.

Therapist Opts to Skip High Court~ FOR NOW, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 20, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

Social Workers Support Client Confidentiality through Friend of the Court Brief; Colorado Social Worker Refuses to Hand Over Confidential Psychotherapy Notes, AScribe Newswire, Oakland, CA: June 17, 2005. Copyright © 2005 AScribe Inc. See the Amicus Curiae Brief.

Therapist’s Records Deserve Shield ~ CONFIDENTIALITY CRITICAL TO RAPE COUNSELING, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO: June 16, 2005.

Rape Case is Evidence of Legal Bias, Diane Carman, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 14, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

Court Blocks Arrest of Counselor in Cadet Rape Case, The Associated Press, The New York Times, New York, NY: June 12, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The New York Times Company.

Court Seals Rape-Therapist Data: Air Force Bid Put on Hold, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 11, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

Judge: Therapist May be Jailed, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 9, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

THREATENED ARREST OF CIVILIAN RAPE VICTIM COUNSELOR IN AIR FORCE COURT MARTIAL PROCEEDING, June 5, 2005.

MAY

Sex Assaults Against Women GIs Increase in War Time, Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, FOX News, May 31, 2005. Copyright © 2005 FOX News Network.

Military Judge’s Arrest Warrant for Civilian Therapist Draws Flak, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: May 29, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

WEB SITE A ONE-STOP SOURCE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES, Karen Jowers, Navy Times, May 16, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Army Times Publishing Co.

REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS RISE IN THE MILITARY, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, May 9, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault In Military Increase, Ann Scott Tyson, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 7, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Washington Post Company.

APRIL

Sexual Assault in the Military, Chris Hayhurst, choice! Magazine, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, NY: April 21, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Military Sex Assault Victims’ Advocates, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, April 13, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

Post Joins Local Agencies to Fight Domestic Violence; Campbell First Army Post to Participate in Program, Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: April 13, 2005: Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

Program to Curb Domestic Violence Could Get Federal Help – Officials: Fort Campbell First Army Post in Pilot Project, Associated Press, Tennessean.com, April 13, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Tennessean.com.

Groups Launch Project to Address Domestic Violence at Fort Campbell, Associated Press, WKYT / WYMT-TV, Lexington and Hazard, KY: April 12, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Associated Press.

Military’s Sexual Assault Policies Found Wanting, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, April 4, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

Lawmakers Oppose Therapist Subpoena, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: April 1, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Denver Post.

MARCH

Fort Campbell Community Collaboration Project Starts Strong, NOTICE (volume III, issue 1), National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: Spring 2005.

CADET: SEXUAL ASSAULT SCANDAL AT ACADEMY IS LEADERSHIP'S FAULT, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, March 30, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Journal Group Inc.

A ROADBLOCK TO JUSTICE, Elizabeth Hamilton, Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT: March 20, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Hartford Courant.

Assault Policy Altered; Military Increases Victim Confidentiality, Pamela Martineau and Steve Wiegand, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA: March 19, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Sacramento Bee.

Defense Dept. Surveys Academy Sex Assaults ~ 1 WOMAN IN 7 REPORTS BEING ATTACKED, Daniel de Vise, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 19, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Washington Post Company.

Legislation to Criminalize Stalking in the Military Praised by National Center for Victims of Crime, The National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: March 9, 2005.

Recruiter Accused of Sex Assaults; Counts Against Guardsman Involve 6 Young Women, James A. Gillaspy and Dan McFeely, Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN: March 1, 2005. Copyright © 2005 IndyStar.com.

JANUARY

New program to help soldiers combat domestic violence; If successful, new project may be used as a model, Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: January 31, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

Post to Combat Domestic Violence, Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: January 26, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

David Chu and Debby Tucker Discuss the Pentagon’s New Sexual Assault Policies (transcript and audio), All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: January 7, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Public Radio.

Pentagon Toughens Policy on Sexual Assault, The New York Times, New York, NY: January 5, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The New York Times Company.

DOD Announces New Policy on Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: January 4, 2005. See transcript and charts from news briefing.

 

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2004

DECEMBER

Study Looks at Link Between Alcohol, Spouse Abuse, E.J. Mundell, HealthDay, Norwalk, CT: December 15, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ScoutNews, LLC. See Drinking and Spouse Abuse Among U.S. Army Soldiers.

Air Force Officials Blamed for Lapses in Sexual Assault Reporting, R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.  See the Air Force Inspector General Summary Report Concerning the Handling of Sexual Assault Cases at the United States Air Force Academy.

Military Involved: Whose Problem Is IT?, M. James Wills and Oscar P. Benjamin, Police Chief (volume 71, number 12), International Association of Chiefs of Police, Alexandria, VA: December 2004. Reprinted from The Police Chief (volume 71, number 12, pages 14-19) 2004. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA. Further reproduction without express written permission from IACP is strictly prohibited.

NOVEMBER

Army Updates Sexual Assault Policy, Shaun Herron, Army News Service, November 23, 2004. Visit the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.

OCTOBER

‘I reported the rape within 30 minutes ~ THEN WATCHED MY CAREER IMPLODE', Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, Manchester, UK: October 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

Reports of Sexual Assault in All Military Divisions, Ms. Magazine, Arlington, VA: Fall 2004.  Copyright © 2004 Feminist Majority Foundation.

SEPTEMBER

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN WOMEN VETERANS: AN EXAMINATION OF PTSD RISK, HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION, AND COST OF CARE, Alina Surís, Lisa Lind, T. Michael Kashner, Patricia D. Borman and Frederick Petty, Psychosomatic Medicine (volume 66, pages 749-756), September / October 2004. Copyright © 2004 American Psychosomatic Society.

Changes to Pentagon Sexual Misconduct Policy Draw Mixed Reaction, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, September 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Journal Group Inc.

Pentagon Criticized for Closed-Door Meeting on Sexual Misconduct, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, September 24, 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Journal Group Inc.

Task Force to Investigate Navy and Army Academies, Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, September 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Journal Group Inc.

Defense Department Announces Sexual Harassment Task Force, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: September 22, 2004.

U.S. May Punish Troops Seeing Prostitutes, Associated Press, The New York Times, Washington, DC: September 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Associated Press.

Other Priorities, David H. Hackworth, DefenseWatch, Soldiers for the Truth, Irvine, CA: September 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 David H. Hackworth.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SHADOWS: MALE VICTIMS IN MILITARY CITE DEVASTATING IMPACT ON CAREER. LIFE, Sally Jacobs, Boston Globe, Boston, MA: September 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

AUGUST

Sexual Assault Prevention, Response Report Released, Tech. Sgt. David A. Jablonski, Air Force Print News, August 30, 2004.

‘Military Men’ Takes on Domestic Violence, Clyde Smith, The Periscope, Kings Bay, GA: August 25, 2004.

JULY

Activists Question Speed of Military Rape Reforms, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: July 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

JUNE

USFK Conducts Online Sexual Assault Survey, Jeremy Kirk, Stars and Stripes (Pacific edition), June 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Stars and Stripes.

Measure would create office to deal with sexual assault, domestic violence problems, Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes (European edition), June 17, 2004.

Army Develops Policy to Address Acts of Sexual Assault, Marcia Triggs, Army News Service, Casemate, Fort Monroe, VA: June 11, 2004.

Cadet Cuts Deal; Rape Charge Dropped, Erin Emery, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

House Panel Focuses on Prevention of Sexual Assault in the Military, The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress (volume 10, number 18), Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: June 4, 2004.

Pentagon Offers New Policy On Sex Abuse, Andrew Mollison, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: June 4, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Pentagon Sex Assault Response Plan Draws Skepticism, Andrew Mollison, Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX: June 4, 2004. Copyright © 2001-2004 Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P.

Sexual Assaults in Army on Rise: Report Blames Poor Oversight and Training, R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 3, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

MAY

Over 100 Women Sexually Assaulted in Iraq, Afghanistan, StopFamilyViolence.org, New York, NY: May 18, 2004.

When will the U.S. military tackle the problem of sexual abuse?, Cathy Hong, Salon, May 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Salon Media Group.

Military Sex-Assault Reforms Slow in Advancing Efforts by Congress, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: May 16, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

Military Faulted on Assault Cases: Panel Calls Policies, Programs on Sexual Misconduct ‘Incomplete’, Bradley Graham, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Prevalence of In-Service and Post-Service Sexual Assault among Combat and Noncombat Veterans Applying for Department of Veterans Affairs Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Disability Benefits, Maureen Murdoch, et al, Military Medicine, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Bethesda, MD: May 2004. Copyright © 2004 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.

APRIL

RAPE IN THE RANKS, A NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Online NewsHour, Public Broadcasting System, April 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 MacNeil / Lehrer Productions.

MARCH

Caucus Opens Hearing Today on Sexual Assaults in Military, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: March 31, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

CONFRONTING RAPE IN THE MILITARY, The New York Times, New York, NY: March 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Air Force Urged To Put Priority On Aid To Victim, Beverly Creamer, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: March 11, 2004: Copyright © 2004 The Honolulu Advertiser.

11 RAPES REPORTED AT HICKAM – AN AIR FORCE REVIEW SHOWS ACCUSATIONS ON THE RISE IN THE PACIFIC, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu, HI: March 10, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

Air Force to Study Rape Complaints: MAJOR INQUIRY TO FOCUS ON HANDLING OF CASES, R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 10, 2004.  Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Military Rape Cases Belong In Prosecutors’ Hands, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: March 10, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Honolulu Advertiser.

REPORTS OF RAPE IN PACIFIC SPUR AIR FORCE STEPS, Eric Schmitt, The New York Times, New York, NY: March 9, 2004. Copyright © The New York Times Company.

ENEMY WITHIN THE GATES, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: March 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Baltimore Sun.

WOMEN LACK PROTECTION IN MILITARY, J.J. Babb, Rocky Mountain Collegian, Fort Collins, CO: March 1, 2004.  Copyright © 2004 Rocky Mountain Collegian via U-Wire.

FEBRUARY

KEEP SPOTLIGHT ON RAPES, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY FOCUS OF SENATE HEARING, The Source on Women's Issues in Congress (volume 10, number 6), Women's Policy Inc., Washington, DC: February 27, 2004.

MILITARY SCOLDED ON ASSAULT ~ SENATORS SEEK MORE PROTECTION FOR FEMALE SOLDIERS, Bradley Graham, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: February 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

MILITARY WOMEN REPORTING RAPES BY U.S. SOLDIERS, Eric Schmitt, The New York Times, February 26, 2004, New York, NY. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

PENTAGON DISCUSSES POST SERIES OFFICIALS DENY DOWNPLAYING SEX ASSAULTS BUT CONCEDE SOME MISSTEPS, John Aloysius Farrell, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

MILITARY RESPONSE TO SEX ASSAULTS IN PANEL'S SIGHTS, Miles Moffeit and Amy Herdy, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

PENTAGON TO TELL CONGRESS HOW RAPE CASES ARE HANDLED, Tara Copp, Scripps Howard News Service, February 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Scripps Howard, Inc.

New Course Teaches Prevention of Domestic Violence (story number: NNS040209-16), Ryan C. McGinley, Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs, Navy Region Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, HI: February 10, 2004.

RUMSFELD ORDERS MILITARY INQUIRY INTO SEX ASSAULTS ~ BETRAYAL IN THE RANKS, Miles Moffeit and Amy Herdy, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

DOD'S RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULTS ~ BETRAYAL IN THE RANKS, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 6, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Denver Post.

RAPE IN THE MILITARY: FEMALE TROOPS DESERVE MUCH BETTER, USA Today, February 5, 2004. Copyright © 2004 USA Today.

Civilian and Military Law Enforcement Cooperation, John F. Awtrey, Office of Law Enforcement Policy and Support, Department of Defense, and Jeffery Porter, Office of the Provost Marshal General, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Arlington, VA. Police Chief Magazine, (volume 71, number 2), International Association of Chiefs of Police, Alexandria, VA: February 2004. Copyright © 2004 International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Life Span and Repeated Violence Against Women During Military Service: Effects on Health Status and Outpatient Utilization, Anne G. Sadler, et al, Journal of Women’s Health (volume 13, number 7), New Rochelle, NY: 2004. Copyright © 2004 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

PERCEIVED BARRIERS TO REPORTING SEXUAL ABUSE, U.S. Department of Defense Advisory Committee of Women in Services – 2004 Report, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, WA. Copyright © 1996-2007 Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

 

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2003

NOVEMBER

BETRAYAL IN THE RANKS, Amy Herdy and Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: November 16, 17, and 18, 2003. Copyright © 2003 Denver Post.

OCTOBER

AS MILITARY ADDRESSES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SHERIFFS AND DEPUTIES HAVE ROLE TO PLAY, Debby Tucker, Sheriff, National Sheriffs' Association, Arlington, VA: September - October 2003.

THE WAR ON VIOLENCE: IMPROVING THE RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE MILITARY, Peter C. Macdonald and Deborah D. Tucker, Juvenile and Family Court Journal (Fall 2003 [54], number 4). Copyright © 2003 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.  Reprinted with permission of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Juvenile and Family Court Journal (Fall 2003, volume 54, number 4).

SEPTEMBER

Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse Among Active Duty Military Women, Jacquelyn C. Campbell, et al, Violence Against Women (volume 9, number 9), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: September 2003. Copyright © 2003 Sage.

AUGUST

SURVEY: SEXUAL ASSAULT COMMON AT AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Women’s eNews, August 30, 2003. Copyright © 2003 Women’s eNews.

BATTERED WOMEN GAIN PROTECTION ON MILITARY BASES, Marie Tessier, Women's eNews, August 29, 2003. Copyright © 2003 Women’s eNews.

ARMED FORCES DOMESTIC SECURITY ACT EXTENDS FULL FAITH AND CREDIT PROVISIONS TO MILITARY LAND, Deborah D. Tucker, NOTICE (volume 1, number 1), National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: Summer 2003.

THE DEFENSE TASK FORCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: INTERVIEW WITH DEBBY TUCKER, Lynn Levey, Family Violence Forum: Improving the Justice System's Response to Family Violence, National Center for State Courts, Summer 2003. Subscribe to NCSC e-newsletters at http://www.ncsconline.org/Newsletters/NCSC_newsletters.htm.

MY THREE YEARS IN THE MILITARY: THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TASK FORCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Deborah D. Tucker, NOTICE (volume 1, number 1), National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: Summer 2003.

JUNE

Air Force RELEASES ACADEMY Sexual MISCONDUCT STUDY, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: June 19, 2003.

APRIL

PENTAGON EXPECTED TO NAME PANEL TO PROBE AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Kellie Lunney, Government Executive, April 30, 2003. Copyright © 2003 National Journal Group Inc.

DEFENSE TASK FORCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALLS FOR CULTURE SHIFT IN THE MILITARY, Speaking Up (volume 9, issue 7), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: April 29, 2003.

MARCH

sexual assault pervasive in the military, experts say, Marie Tessier, Women’s eNews, March 30, 2003. Copyright © 2003 Women’s eNews.

FEBRUARY

Factors Associated with Women’s Risk of Rape in the Military Environment, Anne G. Sadler, et al, American Journal of Industrial Medicine (volume 43, issue 3), Hoboken, NJ: February 19, 2003. Copyright © 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

 

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2002

ARMY EYES MALARIA DRUG IN BRAGG KILLINGS, Mark Benjamin and Dan Olmsted, United Press International, Fayetteville, NC: August 9, 2002. Copyright © 2002 United Press International.

'LARIAM DEFENSE' REJECTED IN CRIMINAL FRAUD TRIAL FOLLOWING HEARING, The Mealey's Emerging Drugs & Devices (volume 7, issue 12), Philadelphia, PA: June 20, 2002. Copyright © 2002 LexisNexis. See The People of the State of Illinois v. Anthony B. Mertz.

 

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2001

THE MILITARY RISK FACTORS FOR WOMEN'S NON-FATAL ASSAULTS, Anne G. Sadler, et al, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (volume 43, issue 4), April 2001. Copyright © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

 

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2000

DEPLOYMENT AND THE PROBABILITY OF SPOUSAL AGGRESSION BY THE U.S. ARMY SOLDIERS (abstract), J.E. McCarroll, R.J. Ursano, X. Liu, L.E. Thayer, J.H. Newby, A.E. Norwood and C.S. Fullerton, Military Medicine (volume165 [1], pages 41-44), January 2000. Copyright © 2000 AMSUS ~ The Society of the Federal Health Professionals.

Health-Related Consequences of Physical and Sexual Violence: Women in the Military, Anne G. Sadler, et al, Obstetrics & Gynecology (volume 96). Copyright © 2000 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

 


 


 

 

 

 

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