Senator Says Military Plagued By Sexual Assaults

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The chairman of a Senate committee says the sexual battery arrest of the Air Force officer who led the branch's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit underscores how far the Defense Department has to go in addressing the plague of sexual crimes in the military.

Senator Carl Levin of Michigan says at a hearing Tuesday that a Pentagon report to be released later Tuesday reportedly estimates that, on average, there are more than 70 sexual assaults involving military personnel every day.

Arlington County, Va., say Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski has been charged with groping a woman in a northern Virginia parking lot on Sunday.

Krusinski was removed from his post in the sexual assault unit after the Air Force learned of his arrest. He started in the post in February


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