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Pentagon Report Focuses on Military Sex Crimes

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Pentagon Report Focuses on Military Sex Crimes

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Pentagon Report Focuses on Military Sex Crimes

Pentagon Report Focuses on Military Sex Crimes

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A new Department of Defense report criticizes the way the military handles internal cases of sexual assault. A task force examined how the military cares for sexual assault victims, and investigated cases in which troops are accused of attacking their colleagues. The report calls for a wide range of improvements including rape prevention, criminal investigation and victim counseling. NPR's John Burnett reports.

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