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Bad Santa: Pentagon releases report on sexual harassment at Navy’s boozy Christmas bash

“Don Christensen, president of Protect Our Defenders, an advocacy group for victims of sexual assault in the military, said Richardson should have been fired. He called the report ‘disappointing but unsurprising.’

‘Amazing how the military continues to coddle senior officers at the highest levels who fail to act to hold offenders accountable,’ said Christensen, the former top prosecutor for the Air Force. ‘Richardson’s parsing of words that he ‘may’ have sent the wrong message is proof he doesn’t get it. Doubtless, he did send the wrong message to the fleet and should have been removed.'”

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