December 20, 2013 The military has come under fire for how it investigates and handles cases of unwanted sexual contact among its personnel. Under new rules, commanders won't be able to dismiss court-martial findings and victims will have more protections.
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, who led the Air Force's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit, is seen leaving the Arlington County General District Court, in July.
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November 13, 2013 The jury of five men and two women deliberated for an hour and 15 minutes before returning the not guilty verdict.
October 8, 2013 Sexual violence appears to have roots in adolescence, so researchers asked teenagers and young adults if they'd ever forced someone to have sexual activity against their will. About 1 in 10 had. Psychological pressure was the most common tactic.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testifies during a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee in June.
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August 15, 2013 In an effort to stanch a sharp increase in cases within the ranks, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel orders stronger oversight and increased protections for victims.
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