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Reports of sexual assaults
in military on rise

Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/28/2013 9:18:57 AM

Washington - Heightened attention to the crime of sexual assault in the U.S. military may be causing more people to come forward and report problems. Defense officials cite the increased awareness as a possible reason the number of reported sexual assaults rose by more than 50% this year. More than 5,000 reports of sexual assault were filed during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, compared to the 3,374 in 2012, according to early data obtained by The Associated Press. About 10 percent of the 2013 reports involved incidents that occurred before the victim got into the military, up from just 4 percent only a year ago.

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In yet another way to weaken our military strength... I was mistakenly (wrongfully) once accused of "sexual harassment" at work and shocked the "powers that be" with a simple question. "What about all the times my male boss touched or put his hands on my shoulders?" With the outright entry of homosexuals into workforce, it was impossible as a male to know if being "hit" on.

BTW, the Pentagon can somehow come up with "these" useless facts and figures, but won´t release the kill and wounded American military statistics from the Middle East under 0bama administration. Why is that?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/28/2013 9:57:34 AM     (No. 9670742)

Couldn´t have anything to do with the Pentagon placing women into situations where they are in increasingly intimate situations could it? Like in submarines and in combat situations? Are the assaults in direct proportion to the increase of women in the service other than traditional roles such as nursing, etc?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/28/2013 10:02:34 AM     (No. 9670750)

Libs use reports like this to impose political correctness, for social engineering in the military and to control the military-- whether the reports are accurate or not.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: alpha91c, 12/28/2013 10:04:03 AM     (No. 9670755)

Because certain politicians have an interest in making the military appear to be a hot bed of war on women assault. It offers an excuse to tighten control and regulation of the military by the political elite.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jrtrhd, 12/28/2013 10:23:41 AM     (No. 9670779)

There are many incidents of sexual assault both in and out of the military and they are fully deplorable and should be dealt with fully and severely.
The problem with reports like this is that the term ´sexual assault´ has been redefined to include a broad variety of incidents which should not be included. Many should be discouraged or punished on their own merits, but they are not sexual assault.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Roberto 22, 12/28/2013 10:41:22 AM     (No. 9670805)

Thank God I retired before women became prominent On ships and in combat areas. Are recruits being trained coed?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 12/28/2013 10:47:31 AM     (No. 9670811)

AP.. disregard everything after "Reports"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/28/2013 11:52:28 AM     (No. 9670884)

#6 for the Win

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/28/2013 11:54:54 AM     (No. 9670892)

Only in liberal government parlance would the number of alleged sexual assaults in the military include alleged sexual assaults that took place before the victim joined the military.

Such an assault is an alleged crime up until the accused perpetrator is convicted of that crime. How many service members were actually convicted of a sex crime? I would venture that it is a very small number.

The liberals are using all that to further demoralize the military. While there are sexual assaults committed by service members, just like in civilian life, the numbers of true sexual assaults in the military are most likely only a small fraction of what they are reporting.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steph_gray, 12/28/2013 12:48:49 PM     (No. 9670961)

The AP has simply been ordered by the regime to "report" on this because it´s the latest attempt by the Obammunist to distract from OVaporCare. January 1 is approaching.

Will. Not. Work.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/28/2013 1:06:11 PM     (No. 9670972)



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Gretchen, 12/28/2013 1:10:03 PM     (No. 9670975)

Very effective way to silence and force conformity in the military.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/28/2013 1:25:34 PM     (No. 9670989)

((fumblefingers this morning, sorry!))

I want to see the gun-camera film -- er, percentage breakdown -- of those stats: male assaults on males, male on female, female on female, and female on male.

A nickel says it´s something like 60%, 30%, 8%, and 2%, respectively.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: janylou, 12/28/2013 1:32:29 PM     (No. 9670995)

The sexual harassment thing sure has been a land mine. If a female soldier feels spurned, she can make claims of harassment and it becomes a blight on the male soldier´s record, true or not.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Doctor P, 12/28/2013 1:52:33 PM     (No. 9671011)

I can´t vouch for current reports, but the number of FALSE reports were the majority of all allegations of sexual harassment and/or assault.

So increasing the number of reports is not necessarily a positive development even if more open reporting itself is a good thing.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/28/2013 3:23:45 PM     (No. 9671076)

Reports is one thing actual assaults is another.
The social experiment of James and Judy in the foxhole or Mary with Ben on a ship might just get these results.
Take this with a grain of salt it´s the AP.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Hotrod, 12/28/2013 3:36:19 PM     (No. 9671089)

I would like to see the reports of sexual assaults in congress and the rest of the bureaucracy. I don´t believe the military has as many as the population at large, or within the ranks of our elected (and appointed) officials!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/28/2013 5:45:03 PM     (No. 9671171)

Well put me down for reinstituting the draft again. Since this is an equal opportunity country, women should constitute half of the people drafted. If the country is going down, let the troops have great social lives while in the service. Just kidding, mostly.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/28/2013 5:58:50 PM     (No. 9671176)

I´m inclined to go along with #12´s thinking ... that the majority are male/male assaults.

What´s the biggest change in the military in the last few years?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/28/2013 6:13:55 PM     (No. 9671186)

Bingo #12. I was just going to ask about the gender breakdown of the reports. It´s conspicuously absent in this "report".

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/28/2013 6:47:00 PM     (No. 9671215)

The other day Obama signed the 600 billion dollar plus defense authorization bill into law. The new law funds the entire US military.
The featured highlight in the bill by the liberal media was that it contains a provision as to how the military should deal with sexual assault! This is pretty much all political.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/28/2013 7:51:54 PM     (No. 9671258)

Even more PC Poppycock from our federal overlords. Even if it were true which I seriously doubt, we have always been told that the military is a small reflection of what is happening in the rest of our society. So I guess we must be seeing great spikes of this activity in the rest of our society too! Or might this be a tactic in the Dumbs & Left Loon´s strategy to demean and systematically destroy our amazing all volunteer military. Critically thinking men will decide for themselves...how far have we fallen in five long years?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: LaVallette, 12/29/2013 4:47:11 AM     (No. 9671411)

Solution: The vast majority of the officer corps to be female and lesbian!!! That will fix it. After a while there will be no real men left in the military. Problem solved.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/29/2013 9:27:13 AM     (No. 9671568)

Although I didn´t read this AP article, I must admit that I lingered longer than I care to admit in contemplation of the name "Lolita C. Baldor". It gives me kind of a Chrissie Tingle. Oooooops- overshare.....

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