Defense Briefing on Sexual Assault

Defense officials briefed reporters on military sexual assault, including what the Pentagon was doing to prevent assaults, investigate… read more

Defense officials briefed reporters on military sexual assault, including what the Pentagon was doing to prevent assaults, investigate incidents, and support victims. Sexual assaults in the military declined in 2016 according to a report released by the Defense Department. The report estimated that 4.3 percent of women and .6 percent of men reported a sexual assault in 2016. The rate suggests that 14,900 women experienced a sexual assault last year, down from 20,200 in 2014. The report also showed that the number of service members who report an attack was up. close

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  • Ann Burkhardt Director Department of Defense->Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
  • Nathan "Nate" W. Galbreath Deputy Director Department of Defense->Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
  • Elizabeth Van Winkle Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->Readiness
  • Dana White Assistant to the Secretary Department of Defense->Public Affairs
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Defense Briefing on Sexual Assault

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Program ID:
427863-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 01, 2017 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN.org

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  • May 01, 2017 | 4:15pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 02, 2017 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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