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Published: Thursday, May 8 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT

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worf
Mcallen, TX

To many this would be called equality.

worf
Mcallen, TX

"26,000 reports of sexual assault and harassment "

How many were unreported?

Jamescmeyer
Midwest City, USA, OK

This is distressing and disappointing, but for people who may be dissuaded from military service because of this, there are two points to consider.

First point: The average of sexual assault cases within the military overall is still about the same as the civilian world. In the Air Force in particular, it is lower.

Second point: These are sexual assaults reported. These aren't necessarily ones initiated -by- military members-simply ones involving them.

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