Military

Member of Armed Forces Tasked With Preventing Sexual Assault Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Second such case this month

|

WASHINGTON (AP)—Lawmakers say they're outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct. The back-to-back Army and Air Force cases highlight a problem that is drawing increased scrutiny in Congress and expressions of frustration from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Lawmakers said it was time for Hagel to get tough with the military brass.

Advertisement