.....appears to be occurring in the Department of Defense, as officials are wondering why 30% of senior commander firings are for sexual misconduct, and why there were 796 cases of sexual assault in the Air Force last year. For comparison's sake, the overall rate of rape in the United States is about 40 per hundred thousand, which would be an expected number of about 25 rapes among the 68,000 women in the Air Force. It appears that the Air Force has a far higher rate of sexual assault than the nation as a whole.
Now to be fair, the DOD is enhancing their efforts in ethics training and outreach to the victims, but absent is a very basic question; why did these crimes occur? Are we allowing likely criminals into the services, or is nature taking its course as young men and women find themselves lonely and bored? What is the cost of this to military preparedness?
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