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MSNBC: Senate Panel Members Suggest Overhaul of Military Justice System

Bill Briggs reports for NBC News on Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Board Member Brian Lewis:

Lewis became the first male rape survivor ever to testify before Congress about such an assault. The hearing also marked the first Senate attention to military sexual assault in nearly 10 years. “The epidemic has not been successfully been addressed in decades of review and reform by the Department of Defense or by Congress … (There is) inherent bias and conflict of interest present in a broken military justice system,” Lewis testified.

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