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Press Release: More than 7,000 Advocates Demand Rep. Buck McKeon Open Investigation About Lackland Sexual Abuse

Protect Our Defenders Press Release:

Today, Protect Our Defenders announced that more than 7,000 people have signed an online petition demanding that the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Los Angeles County) hold a congressional hearing about the criminal scandal at Lackland Air Force Base. The online effort launched on and Protect Our Defenders by Tailhook whistleblower Paula Coughlin-Puopolo has gained momentum as people hear the horrific details from victims sexually assaulted by their superiors with nowhere to turn.

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