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Rep. Mike Turner

Entries by Rep. Mike Turner

Support Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

(17) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 11:07 AM

There is an unwarranted stigma placed on male survivors of sexual assault in both civilian and military society. As a result, too few come forward. Too few seek the help they need.

But in the military, the challenge is compounded by an environment that in many ways works against...

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Fighting the 'Invisible War'

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 9:26 AM

Last week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban preventing female soldiers from officially serving in combat -- a decision that raised the urgency on efforts to address the festering crisis of sexual assault within the U.S. military. That crisis -- which claimed more than 50 victims of sexual assault...

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