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Seven airmen sue military over sexual assaults

By October 7, 2012

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Nineteen former and active-duty service members, including seven airmen, accuse Air Force and Army leadership of subjecting them to sexual assaults by fostering an environment that tolerated such crimes, according to a lawsuit filed Sept. 28 in U.S. District Court, according to an Air Force Times Story.

The claim is the fifth of its kind filed by Washington, D.C., attorney Susan Burke and the first that targets the Air Force. All but one of the cases is pending; a federal judge dismissed a similar lawsuit against former Defense Secretaries Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates in December.

October 19, 2012 at 11:19 am
(1) Derrick Magazine says:

Good Morning Mr. Rod Powers.

My name is Derrick Magazine and I am a student attending Plaza College. I am doing a research on military orders and I found your article on “To Obey or Not to Obey” to be very interesting. I have some questions I would like to ask you and if its not any inconvenience to you, would you please be so kind to enlighten me with your knowledge. Please respond at your earliest best. Thank you kindly in advance.

October 30, 2012 at 1:25 pm
(2) usmilitary says:

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