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The Uphill Battle Against Sexual Misconduct in the U.S. Military

Earlier this week, President Joe Biden promised to remove the “scourge of sexual assault” from the U.S. armed forces. Fulfilling that promise, however, will require an overhaul of military justice to prevent senior officers from meddling in cases brought against troops under their command, writes a veteran Marine officer.  

Cities Sue Pentagon Over Failure to Report Troubled GIs

The lawsuit by New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco calls on the Department of Defense to address a “clearly broken system” that allowed a former serviceman to buy a gun and kill 26 people in a Texas church in November. The gunman should have been disqualified from purchasing firearms, but the Air Force failed to report his domestic violence conviction to the FBI.