Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has acknowledged the immediate need to combat sexual abuse and harassment in all branches of the military. This will require major overhauls in how the military approaches sexual misconduct amid allegations that one of the people running a prevention program was guilty of the same abuse. “We have a problem with respect for women that leads to many of the situations that result in sexual assault in our Air Force,” Gen. Mark Welsh told reporters in a lengthy interview in his Pentagon offices [Time Magazine ] The Invisible War, the 2012 chilling Academy Award nominated documentary features haunting testimony from rape victims in the military.
Thank you for sharing this clip. Military rape is workplace abuse in its most violent and extreme manifestation short of homicide, and demonstrates just how far such abuse will go if leadership permits it.
When I saw the recent news reports I was reminded of this chilling documentary. Your comment is spot on.