Gillibrand Not Buying the Pentagon's Report on Military Sexual Assault

A fairly jubilant new report released Thursday by the Department of Defense claims that military sexual assault has dropped sharply in the past two years, while at the same time more victims have come forward to report being assaulted. The Pentagon sees it as clear win, a sign that service members finally feel… » 12/04/14 6:50pm 12/04/14 6:50pm

Military Says Black Female Soldiers Can Have Braids and Twists Again

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took time from his busy schedule to say that black women in the military could have braids and twists again. » 8/14/14 7:15pm 8/14/14 7:15pm

US Military Has Killed Over 1,200 Service Dogs

The American government has euthanized over 1,200 military service dogs who were veterans of numerous U.S. wars. After the pups retired from service, authorities who decide things like this labeled them “too dangerous” for adoption by civilians or police. » 6/18/14 4:00pm 6/18/14 4:00pm

Air Force to Allow Three Years Off to Start Families

What a topsy turvy week it's been. Perfect couple Beyonce and Jay Z are now models of dysfunction. The flagship indoctrination station of the left wing liberal media fires its first female executive editor. Cats are attacking dogs. And now, the US Military takes the lead on an important issue of women's rights. Is… » 5/15/14 5:15pm 5/15/14 5:15pm

Army Removes Hundreds of Soldiers Over Sexual Assault Concerns

The U.S. Army has banned 588 soldiers from working as sexual assault counselors, recruiters and drill sergeants for a variety of transgressions, many of which are related to their ongoing issues with sexual assault in the military. » 2/26/14 2:30pm 2/26/14 2:30pm

Photo of Air Force Staff Sgt. Kissing POW-MIA Symbol Causes Uproar

A three-year-old photo of a an Air Force staff sergeant kissing the POW-MIA symbol has gone viral, causing a severe backlash for the airman in question. » 2/16/14 10:30pm 2/16/14 10:30pm

Badass Women WWII Pilots To Be Honored With Rose Bowl Float

When Dorothy "Dot" Lewis, a former Women's Airforce Service Pilot in World War II, passed away this September, her son wanted to do something special to honor her and the other 1,073 WASPs. What better way to honor such an important but largely forgotten aspect of the US Military than with the US's most historic… » 11/07/13 1:30pm 11/07/13 1:30pm

Air Force Names Actual Woman to Head Sexual Assault Prevention Program

Oh, here's an idea! The Air Force announced today that it has named a woman to head its Sexual Assault Prevention program, following a series of sexual assault and harassment allegations that completely annihilated America's faith in the ability of its armed forces to protect female personnel. One of the cases, as… » 6/07/13 5:45pm 6/07/13 5:45pm

Air Force's Sex Assault Prevention Chief Charged With Sex Assault

In "Isn't It Ironic" news of the day, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, the head of the Air Force's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit, was charged with groping a woman in a parking lot early Sunday morning. It's like rain on your wedding day. (If said rain also molested you.) » 5/06/13 11:30pm 5/06/13 11:30pm

Senate Passes Amendment Barring Sex Offenders From the Military

It looks like there's at least one positive side effect of the summer's exposé of the sexual assault and harassment of 48 female trainees at Lackland Air Force Base—that attention's being drawn to the myriad problems and legal loopholes in the U.S. armed forces when it comes to the well-being of their female troops.… » 12/01/12 1:00pm 12/01/12 1:00pm

Air Force Responds to Sex Crime Scandal by Enforcing a Bizarre 'Wingman…

Last summer, after 48 female military trainees said they had been sexually assaulted or otherwise unprofessionally treated by around two dozen instructors at the Lackland Air Force base, the Air Force reassured everyone they were launching an aggressive investigation that would get to the root of why so many… » 11/15/12 10:50am 11/15/12 10:50am

Three Congresswomen Are Serious About Stamping Out Sexual Abuse in the…

The military's track record with handling cases of sexual assault has been less than sterling, which is an extremely understated way of saying that it has been a travesty that only seems to become more outrageous with each new allegation of abuse perpetrated, covered-up, and, for a time, forgotten. Three Democratic… » 10/03/12 2:05pm 10/03/12 2:05pm

Already Major Air Force Scandal Is Even Worse Than We Thought

Like most massive, long-covered up government infractions, the Texas Air Force Lackland base scandal is even more widespread than everyone initially thought; the number of instructors under investigation has increased from 12-15 and the number of alleged victims has gone up from seven to 38. Officials say there may… » 7/27/12 4:10pm 7/27/12 4:10pm

Staff Sgt. Luis Walker, One Of The Lackland Air Force Rapists,…

The worst known offender of the Lackland Air Force base rape scandal in San Antonio, Texas, in which 12 of 475 military instructors had been accused of sexual impropriety with 31 different female recruits, is going to prison. » 7/21/12 4:00pm 7/21/12 4:00pm

Air Force Sexual Assault Scandal Even Worse Than We Thought

The horribly depressing, kind of gigantic Lackland Air Force base rape/sexual assault scandal (is the phrase "rape scandal" redundant? Can't get more scandalous than rape.) uncovered in recent months has headed to a military court, and details of the case seem to point to a widespread culture of male superiors taking… » 7/18/12 11:30am 7/18/12 11:30am

Air Force Rocked by Increasingly Major Sexual Assault Scandal

A sex scandal is right now spreading through the Air Force that is threatening to become one of the biggest in military history. There are allegations that a dozen male boot-camp instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas assaulted, harassed, or had sex with female recruits under their command. All told there… » 6/29/12 11:45am 6/29/12 11:45am

Breastfeeding Military Advocate Fired for 'Promoting' Her Cause

A few weeks ago, a photo of two Air Force women breastfeeding in uniform caused controversy when some argued that naturally feeding your baby while clad in camouflage is disrespectful to the military. (Women aren't allowed to breastfeed while in uniform, because breasts are weapons of mass destruction for reasons… » 6/15/12 12:40pm 6/15/12 12:40pm

We're Seriously Debating Whether It's Okay for Military Moms to…

Hey, here's a really stupid controversy that shouldn't be a thing: photos of two women serving in the Air Force breast feeding their babies while in uniform have gone viral — not because the photographs captured a beautiful moment when femininity and physical strength intersect, or because one of the women is a famous… » 5/31/12 11:30am 5/31/12 11:30am

Women Sue Military For Being Incredibly Rapey

Eight women have sued the US Military, alleging that they were harassed and assaulted after attempting to report sexual misconduct, and that the entire military power structure serves to shelter and protect sexual predators. Seven of the plaintiffs claim that while they served in the armed forces, they were victims of… » 3/06/12 6:00pm 3/06/12 6:00pm

Air Force's Swinging Sergeant Discharged For Lying About HIV

An Air Force sergeant will be dishonorably discharged for failing to disclose his HIV status at swinging parties, meaning he'll lose the medical benefits he needs to manage the disease. » 1/20/11 3:38pm 1/20/11 3:38pm