Mike Domitrz and his interactive, 75-minute performance titled "Can I Kiss You?" came to Norfolk Naval Station on Thursday -- part of the Navy's evolving and expanding effort to counter sexual assault.
Brig. Gen. Jon K. Mott's appointment by Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday comes a little more than two weeks after an outside investigation found serious problems within the Alaska National Guard's senior command.
“I fly a lot,” said Helder, an Air Force flight attendant. “A lot of times, I could be the only female on a crew, going into different countries, so having these skills to be able to protect yourself … I believe, are imperative.”
Her accounting came days after Gov. Sean Parnell came under fire after the release of a report detailing allegations of fraud and sexual assaults in the Alaska National Guard and the resignation of the adjutant general overseeing the National Guard.
The acting director of the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System said Wednesday he isn't waiting for a follow-up inspection to a national audit to figure out ways to cut the long waiting period for initial doctors' appointments.
All but seven of the 46 recommendations of a 2012 Air Force Commander’s report have been fully implemented, the Government Accountability Office found, but their effectiveness at this point remains unknown.
The U.S. Air Force Academy touts its academic standing and the quality of those who apply. High test scores, great grades and a pile of community service are the norm. But there's a back door, and it's open wide for athletes.
The Alaska National Guard’s commander was forced to resign after a six-month federal investigation found that some members of the Guard had been ostracized and abused after reporting sexual assaults and that Guard members lacked trust and confidence in their leaders.
The Air Force Academy is taking disciplinary steps against its men's gymnastics team after a probe uncovered underage drinking, and the academy also is investigating allegations of misconduct by a men's basketball staffer.
The Air Force has decided to punish a former sexual assault prevention officer accused of groping a woman outside a Washington-area restaurant last year by issuing him a letter of reprimand rather than pursue a court-martial, according to an Air Force document obtained by Stars and Stripes.
Luis Walker, 28, was a key figure in a basic training scandal at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, where 35 instructors have been investigated for misconduct with 69 recruits and technical school students.
An Army two-star general in Japan who delayed investigation of a sexual assault complaint against an officer with whom he had a long history will be ejected from the service and lose a star in retirement, the Army announced Wednesday.
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem.
All sexual assault cases in the California military will be transferred from the chain of command and the court-martial system to local police and prosecutors under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown that is thought to be the first of its kind in the nation.
U.S. Air Force Academy cadet athletes flouted the sacred honor code by committing sexual assaults, taking drugs, cheating and engaging in other misconduct at wild parties while the service academy focused on winning bowl games and attracting money from alumni and private sources in recent years, an investigation has found.
In March, the Senate rejected a bid to change how the military prosecutes sexual assault cases, keeping them within the chain of command instead of enlisting independent prosecutors. Expect the debate to continue.
Far from being discouraged by rising numbers, Navy Capt. Chuck Marks says he is heartened. It shows more service members are coming forward to seek help and find justice, he said. There will never be a magic moment where the military will declare its culture to be "transformed," but Marks says momentum is building.
Weeks of simmering, closed-door disagreement in Congress over how to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs erupted into a public political fight Thursday that threatened to derail any chance of a final reform bill this summer.
Airmen at Beale Air Force Base were recently trained to understand that sexual predators' behavior can be tracked on a "continuum of harm." It begins with sexist jokes, and if allowed, evolves into objectification, comments about a person's body, inappropriate touching and finally to criminal sexual acts.
The Army’s former lead special victims prosecutor was relieved of his duties last month after an investigation into a claim by a fellow Army sexual assault prosecutor that he had groped her during Washington-area legal conference on sexual crimes.
“They were unprecedented times that we’ve never seen before in the history of the Air Force to have to deal with a government shutdown and then to have to do two different furloughs,” Col. Cassie B. Barlow said.
Senators on Tuesday backed the Pentagon’s proposed cap on military pay raises for next year in an early subcommittee draft of its annual defense spending bill. The subcommittee has also proposed eliminating federal subsidies on tobacco products sold on military bases.
The Navy is investigating allegations that a Washington-based sailor threatened to rape a California naval recruit in a comment posted on social media, military officials told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday.
Harvey Bryant hoped the panel he was appointed to last year would bring a sea of change to the military's handling of sexual assaults. Instead, Virginia Beach's former top prosecutor says the group's recommendations are little more than "a wading pool."
Congress should not remove court-martial convening authority from the chain of command, a nine-member panel appointed to study how the military investigates, prosecutes and punishes sexual assault crimes said in its report.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a compromise bill Wednesday aimed at reforming the nation’s troubled veteran health care system, the latest move by lawmakers to fast-track fixes in the wake of a scheduling scandal that has been blamed for patient deaths.
At least 15 generals and admirals have been disciplined since 2010 for ethical lapses and outrageous behavior, a pattern of high-ranking malfeasance so disturbing that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel named a two-star admiral to police the top brass.
The Senate introduced a new compromise bill Thursday aimed at reforming the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs by streamlining firings, expanding access to outside care and studying improvements to computer systems.
A woman testified Tuesday that Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen and another female soldier invited her to a home for drinks last year and tried to recruit her into a prostitution ring at Fort Hood, telling her that she could make “$400-$500 a night.
The charges against Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen and another sergeant convicted last year in the Fort Hood prostitution ring case helped spur a push to revamp the military’s rules on prosecuting sexual assault cases.