Military and civilian environments are simply different in many respects. This difference has long been noted by American lawmakers and expressly referenced in the United States Constitution, the country's foremost legal document.
How do you gauge issues of concern -- especially illegal sex-related activities -- in the military?
If you've served the country as a military servicemember, you undoubtedly want that fact noted and appreciated.
We last touched on the strange story and saga of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in our blog post dated July 1, noting therein that “the case continues to play out in the press.”
The Navy captain in charge of preventing and responding to sexual assault incidents within Fleet Force Command recently offered some insight into the kinds of cases he often sees. Referring to claims brought in the last few years, Navy Captain Chuck Marks said that sexual assault involving unknown assailants is uncommon, as are situations involving officers who have allegedly assaulted lower-ranking sailors.