A Look At How Women Are Being Integrated Into the Military

As the military slowly integrates women into potentially all combat positions per Pentagon orders, reports about how its going have been mixed. If you ask the soldiers and commanders of the Army, it's going alright, as long as everyone is on their best behavior. » 4/15/14 1:20pm 4/15/14 1:20pm

Army Bans Braids and Twists Because They Don't Understand Black Hair

As if the military doesn’t have enough fires with all those sexual assault claims, the Army released an updated regulation banning twists and braids for female members. In response, African American soldiers have crafted a White House petition asking President Obama to order the Army to reconsider their new regulations … » 4/01/14 5:30pm 4/01/14 5:30pm

Army General Fined $20,000 But Will Not Go to Prison for Sex Crimes

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was sentenced Thursday, receiving no jail time. He was reprimanded, whatever that means, and is required to give up his pay of $5,000 a month for four months, for a total of $20,000. He will keep his pension. » 3/20/14 12:10pm 3/20/14 12:10pm

Soldiers Mocked Affair Between General and Subordinate in Gross Skit

As testimony wraps up in the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, a new story has been revealed: when General Sinclair left the 172nd Infantry Brigade in 2010, his men put on a "raunchy skit" that consisted of one soldier pretending to be Sinclair and the other pretending to be his now-accuser (then mistress) offering… » 3/19/14 1:40pm 3/19/14 1:40pm

Army Sex Crimes Trial Delayed Because of Political Interference

An Army judge said this week that politics had an undue effect on the court-martial of Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair, allowing the defense an opportunity to renegotiate with the prosecution over some of Sinclair's lesser charges. » 3/12/14 2:00pm 3/12/14 2:00pm

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

Fort Hood Soldier Convicted as Prostitution Ring Investigation Goes On

After a short deliberation, Master Sgt. Brad Grimes was convicted in military court Tuesday of conspiring to patronize a prostitute and solicitation to commit adultery. His was the first of what will likely be several cases involving a prostitution ring of female soldiers started by Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen. » 12/04/13 3:20pm 12/04/13 3:20pm

Army Memo Says This Woman Is Too Pretty to Take Seriously as a Soldier

Politico got its hands on an email sent to Army spokespersons on how to appropriately convince the general public that women can be a part of the armed forces. The solution they've found is make sure women are pretty but not too pretty. » 11/20/13 4:55pm 11/20/13 4:55pm

No, President Obama Isn’t Designing ‘Girly’ Marine Hats

If you read the New York Post headline yesterday “Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats,” and were a little skeptical that the commander-in-chief of the world’s most powerful military force was sitting at his desk in front of a series of hat sketches for new Marine uniforms saying, “This is too butch. I SAID GIRLY,… » 10/24/13 9:10pm 10/24/13 9:10pm

Lawyers in U.S. Naval Academy Rape Trial Grill Victim, Call Her a 'Ho'

Well, this is completely sickening: the defense lawyers for three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of raping their classmate spent roughly thirty hours over the course of several days grilling the victim about her sex habits. The questions — which were asked in a public hearing — were intrusive,… » 9/21/13 4:30pm 9/21/13 4:30pm

Victim Testifies in US Naval Academy Gang Rape Trial

Nearly a year and a half after reporting her own gang rape, the victim of the alleged sexual assault enacted by three football players from the U.S. Naval Academy has finally had her day in court. Wednesday, the female midshipman testified that fellow U.S. Naval Academy students Tra’ves Bush, Eric Graham and Joshua… » 8/29/13 1:10pm 8/29/13 1:10pm