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Sexual Assault in the Military Remains Rampant in Spite of Recent Court Martial

Posted by POD Staff, July 16th, 2012

Jackie Chazan in The Examiner reports on Protect Our Defenders

Sexual assault against military service-members, despite pledges of zero-tolerance from Pentagon top officials, remains an epidemic within the ranks…According to Nancy Parrish, President of Protect Our Defenders, last month veterans and survivors came together for the first time and took the fight to Congress to demand action.

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