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Lackland Sex Scandal

Why Seth MacFarlane Went Too Far

Dawn V. Woollen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Dawn V. Woollen

Why did anyone think that on a night that is supposed to honor the best of Hollywood, a town that has broken so many barriers and moved us forward in so many ways, banal sexist, racist and anti-Semitic jokes would be funny and appropriate?

Molly O'Toole

Lackland Sex Scandal Reaches The House

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paula Coughlin and Jennifer Norris finished each other's sentences, laughed loudly and put a hand on the other's shoulder. Coughlin is a...

House Weighs Sexual Assault In Military

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. House Armed Services Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday into s...

Investigate Air Force for Openly Violent, Sexist and Hostile Environment to Women

Nancy Parrish | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Nancy Parrish

The prevalence of rape of both men and women in our military, the failure to prosecute perpetrators and the retaliation against victims continues to undermine readiness, unit cohesion and morale.

We Must Change the Military Justice System

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Rep. Jackie Speier

The Lackland sex abuse scandal is now the most horrific in recent times with more than 40 young patriotic women trainees falling victim to as many as 19 instructors. The Air Force would like to believe the problem is the fault of a few bad apples. It's so much more than that.

Trainer Sentenced In Air Force Sex Scandal

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force training instructor was sentenced to 45 days in jail after confessing...

Lackland Sexual Abuse Survivor Bikes Cross-Country to Deliver Petitions to Rep. Buck McKeon

Nancy Parrish | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Nancy Parrish

A congressional hearing could investigate for signs of widespread sexual violence within our ranks. Our elected officials must now act to get to the bottom of the military's rape crisis.

It's Time for Congress to Act on Sexual Assaults in the Military

Nancy Parrish | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Nancy Parrish

The prevalence of rape in our military, the failure to prosecute perpetrators and the retaliation against the victim continues to undermine readiness, unit cohesion and morale. How many soldiers need to be sexually assaulted before Congress acts?