Korb and Laich: Sex assault and the chain of command
Most individuals and groups inside and outside of government agree that the U.S. military has a sexual assault problem, and that it is getting worse. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has called military sexual assault a “cancer.”
But there is disagreement about whether the problem is serious enough to remove jurisdiction over sexual assaults from the military chain of command.
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This article was originally published in Military Times.
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