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Panel Criticizes Handling of Lackland Abuse Complaints

Gary Martin reports on Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Board Member Jennifer Norris:

An advocate of sexual assault victims in the military, California-based Protect Our Defenders, has called on Congress to expand the scope of the hearings and take investigations out of the hands of military commanders reluctant to advance reports of sexual assaults. “The cycle of repeated scandals, self-investigations and ineffective reforms must be broken,” retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Norris, a sexual-assault victim and Protect Our Defenders board member, told the hearing.

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