In point of fact, the AF Academy has long had female faculty, including in the
legal faculty who teach ALL students, male and female, about their legal rights
and obligations. The cases of unprosecuted sexual abuse have been primarily
female cadets who were reluctant to go to the authorities because the occasions
when they were assaulted involved their own violation of rules against alcohol
consumption, etc. If someone hopes to be a military officer, they need to
have the basuc couragebrequired of all crime victims, to repirt the attacks and
be prepared to testify against the perpetrators. At the same time
accusations of sexual abuse were made against the AF Academy, other people were
attacking the AFA for being "too Christian". Practicing Christians do
not engage in sexual abuse, contrary to the perverted story telling of
Hollywood. More religious conscience among cadets will constrain and deter
Thanks goodness that she was in fact chosen for her gender. The Air Force
Academy has a shameful history of ignoring sexual assault against female cadets.
Now everyone will know the old boys' club atmosphere is over. No more
Sorry Old Man, it won't change in two years.I agree with DN
Donna McAleer is another excellent example of woman capable of leading.It's a shame that she did not replace Rob Bishop in Congress.Hopefully, that will change in two years.
A good choice, as long as it was made strictly based on the content of her
character, and professional competence and leadership, not on the color of her
skin or gender.