Latest "Sexual Assault" stories
Biden signs $740B defense policy bill to overhaul sexual assault prosecutions, review Afghan war
Lawmakers added $25 billion more to Defense spending than was originally requested.
Military justice needs sexual assault reform, survivor says
Sexual assault is a crime that does not pertain to military service, and thus should not be left in the hands of commanders, writes the author of this commentary.
By Erin Scanlon
Army hiring criminal investigators to improve case work
The Army has begun hiring more agents and support staff for its criminal investigations, as the new civilian director works to correct widespread failures that surfaced last year after a string of murders and other crimes at Fort Hood, Texas.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
No charges for National Guard mishandled sex assault cases
The state justice department reviewed the cases for 18 months.
Military leaders wary of changes in sexual assault policy
In memos to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, the service leaders laid out their concerns about the growing push to shift prosecution decisions on sexual assault and possibly other major crimes to independent judge advocates.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Robert Burns, The Associated Press