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Washington Post: When Will Real Action Be Taken to End Sexual Assault in the Military?

Michele Bernard reports for the Washington Post:

As [Sen. Kirsten] Gillibrand stated, “We need to take a close look at our military justice system, and we need to be asking the hard questions, with all options on the table, including moving this issue outside of the chain of command, so we can get closer to a true zero tolerance reality in the Armed Forces. The case we have all read about at Aviano Air Base is shocking, and the outcome should compel all of us to take the necessary action to ensure that justice is swift and certain, not rare and fleeting.”

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