Dec 13, 2014

Hagel cites progress against military sex assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday there has been "real progress" in the Pentagon's effort to combat sexual assault among the military, but he also said he was troubled that more than 60 percent of the women who filed reports said they faced retaliation. Hagel unveiled new data that show the number of sexual assaults reported by service members rose by 8 percent this...

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