September 26, 2012

DOD to Revise Sexual Assault Prevention Training

By Claudette Roulo | American Forces Press Service | WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 – Calling sexual assault “an affront to basic human values,” Pentagon Press Secretary George Little announced today that the Defense Department is revising its sexual assault prevention and response training requirements.

In a Pentagon news conference, Little said Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta repeatedly has stated that there is no place for sexual assault in the military or in the department. “[Sexual assault] is a crime that hurts survivors, their families, their friends and their units,” he added. “In turn, sexual assault reduces overall military readiness.” (READ MORE)

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