Thursday, September 20, 2012

Hill Wants Sex Assault Cases Out of Commands

Congress has floated a bill that would take ruling authority away from commanders in sexual assault cases and hand it over to an independent panel.

The bill comes as Pentagon leaders scramble to tackle a rising number of sexual assault cases spreading through the military. In 2011, servicemembers filed over 3,000 sexual assaults reports.

Read the entire story here.

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