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Protect Our Defenders Calls on Congress to Investigate Air Force Leadership for Openly Violent, Sexist and Hostile Workplace for Women

Protect Our Defenders today is calling on Congress to investigate Air Force leadership for tolerating an openly violent, sexist and hostile workplace for women:

Washington DC – Active-duty Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Smith, who has honorably served our country for seventeen years recently went public with allegations of sexual abuse, harassment and hostility toward women that is fostered by United States Air Force leadership and traditions. Today, Protect Our Defenders is calling on Congress to immediately investigate the allegations and releasing the administrative complaint (PDF) filed on behalf of TSgt Smith and other active duty women against the Air Force alleging systemic and intentional sexual discrimination.

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