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Fighting Back Against Sexual Assault In The Military

Dec 3, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — An investigation into a dozen instructors at Lackland Air Force Base suggests systematic sexual abuse of trainees. Critics say this case is emblematic of a larger problem. The Department of Defense estimates that as many as 19,000 sexual assaults occurred within the military in 2011.

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Nicole McCoy, sexual assault victim and former Lance Corporal for the Marines
Larry Abramson, national security correspondent, NPR
Nate Galbreath, clinical psychologist, U.S. Department of Defense

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