Research and Reports

PREVALENCE REPORTS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT AMONG ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS 

RAND Corporation
Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military: 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study *Most recently available military-wide Department of Defense-commissioned estimates of sexual assault and harassment

U.S. Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Reports
http://www.sapr.mil/index.php/annual-reports

 

RETALIATION AGAINST VICTIMS

U.S. Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DOD IG)
Evaluation of the Separation of Service Members Who Made a Report of Sexual Assault 2016

Human Rights Watch
Booted: Lack of Recourse for Wrongfully Discharged US Military Rape Survivors 2016 

Human Rights Watch
Embattled: Retaliation Against Sexual Assault Survivors in the U.S. Military online and PDF 2015

 

CONGRESSIONAL PANELS

Statements of Panel Member Elizabeth J. Hillman to Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel
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Includes Statement of Subcommittee Member Elizabeth L. Hillman (May 2014); Separate Statement Dissenting From the Interim Report of the Role of the Commander Subcommittee (January 20, 2014); and Response Systems Panel on Military Sexual Assault Separate Statement of Dean Elizabeth L. Hillman & Mr. Harvey Bryant (June 22, 2014)

Judicial Proceedings Panel
JPP reports from 2015-2016

 

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PREVENTION STRATEGY

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Report to Congressional Committees, 2015
Sexual Assault: Actions Needed to Improve DOD’s Prevention Strategy and to Help Ensure It Is Effectively Implemented

 

PROTECT OUR DEFENDERS REPORTS

Military Justice Overview (PDF)
Military Sexual Assault Fact Sheets
Debunked: Fact-Checking the Pentagon’s Claims Regarding Military Justice

 

FINANCIAL COSTS OF CRISIS

RAND Corporation
Enemy Within: Military Sexual Assault Inflicts Physical, Psychological, Financial Pain 2013

 

SELECTION OF PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT

Brignone, E., Gundlapalli, A. V., Blais, R. K., Carter, M. E., Suo, Y., Samore, M. H.,… Fargo, J. D. (2016). Differential Risk for Homelessness Among US Male and Female Veterans With a Positive Screen for Military Sexual Trauma. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(6), 582-589.

Millegan, J., Milburn, E. K., LeardMann, C. A., Street, A. E., Williams, D., Trone, D. W., & Crum-Cianflone, N. F. (2015). Recent Sexual Trauma and Adverse Health and Occupational Outcomes Among U.S. Service Women. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28(4), 298–306.

Street, A. E., Gradus, J. L., Giasson, H. L., Vogt, D., & Resick, P. A. (2013). Gender Differences Among Veterans Deployed in Support of the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(Suppl 2), 556–562.

Pavao, J., Turchik, J. A., Hyun, J. K., Karepenko, J., Saweikis, M., McCutcheon, S.,…Kimerling, R. (2013). Military Sexual Trauma Among Homeless VeteransJournal of General Internal Medicine, 28(Suppl 2), 536-541.

Turchik, J. A., & Wilson, S. M. (2010). Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military: A Review of the Literature and Recommendations for the Future. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 15, 267-277.

Kimerling, R., Gima, K., Smith, M. W., Street, A., & Frayne, S. (2007). The Veterans Health Administration and Military Sexual TraumaAmerican Journal of Public Health, 97(12), 2160-2166.