Military Headline News – Rick Rogers
Sexual assaults in the military has grabbed the attention of White House — big time.
First, the commander of the Air Force’s sexual assault prevention program was charged with groping a woman. Next came a scathing Pentagon report on surging sexual assaults in the military.
Now President Obama is saying no more.
He’s ordered the Pentagon to ramp up efforts to stop such assaults and to punish attackers.
An estimated 70 sex crimes are committed daily in the military – up 37 percent from last year, according to the new Pentagon report.
Rankings for the best online degree programs for veterans are out.
The topping the list in the under graduate degree category is: Pace University of New York; California’s Brandman University and Bellevue University in Nebraska.
Graduate business programs recognized include: Washington State University; Central Michigan University and University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Seventeen Air Force officers who controlled nuclear weapons were sacked for what is described as “rot” within its ranks.
The action took place at Minot Air Force Base, N.D.
Rick Rogers, Military Headline News.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.