TV News LIES

Thursday, Mar 05th

Last update02:12:04 AM GMT

You are here News Military Decades behind: Sexual assault unchecked as Defense Department ducks reform

Decades behind: Sexual assault unchecked as Defense Department ducks reform

E-mail Print PDF

Secual assaults in the militaryIn 2010, the parents of a Texas high school student told an Air Force officer they were concerned a recruiter was sending their daughter inappropriate text messages, showing up at her work and spreading rumors.

The officer listened to the complaint, but it went no further — a common practice for popular soldiers, according to a senior Defense Department official with knowledge of the case.

A year later, the parent of another teenage girl found suggestive photos in her text messages from the same recruiter, Tech. Sgt. Jaime Rodriguez.

This time investigators dug in, eventually speaking with more than a dozen young women, some who met Rodriguez after the first complaint, who said his behavior ranged from unwanted advances to rape. Rodriguez began serving a 27-year military prison sentence in June on a slew of sex crimes, the worst of which was aggravated sexual assault.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Petraeus Pleads Guilty to Leaking Info

Petraeous pleads guiltyThe one-time CIA director didn't just disclose secrets to his mistress. He shared with her some...

Pentagon Scrubs Major Attack on ISIS

ISIS attack scrubbedJust days ago, the generals were trumpeting plans to knock ISIS out of its most important...

Military judge orders overseer of Gitmo cases replaced

Gotmp military courtA military judge is ordering the Pentagon to replace the overseer of war crimes tribunals at...

US deserter needs proof of war crimes in Iraq to seek asylum, court rules

US deserterA US soldier who deserted to avoid serving in the Iraq war and claimed asylum in...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!