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US Military Reports 2,688 Sex Assault Claims Last Year


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexual assaults, US military )


- 4145 days ago - rawstory.com
The US military recorded 2,688 cases of sexual assault involving its staff last year, 60 percent of which were allegations of rape, a Department of Defense report said Friday. (Since most go unreported, that's uh, where's my calculator...a LOT anyway.)



   

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Mystical Moon P (24)
Friday March 14, 2008, 7:19 pm
wow! That is alot.
 

Marian E (152)
Saturday March 15, 2008, 12:47 am

And that does not include Military Contractors.

Thank you Mark.
 

Blacktiger P (247)
Saturday March 15, 2008, 2:00 am
Is that amount only here in America or does it include areas that are in war zones as well? It's a known fact that military of any country uses rape as fast as a bullet. Degradation sometimes works better than artillary.
 

Joycey B (750)
Saturday March 15, 2008, 8:25 am
This disgusts me. Noted. Thanks Mark.
 

Melva H (93)
Saturday March 15, 2008, 10:55 am
How many rapes were not 'allowed' to make the reported list??
 
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