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April 2011

Victim Advocate Guide: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience

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Most people returning from war zones will have stress reactions and will need to readjust to being home. It's important that advocates understand these stress reactions and their relationship to IPV in order to provide effective information and referrals to victims whose partners have been exposed to the trauma of combat and are exhibiting violent or abusive behavior. This guide provides information that will assist advocates with these complex issues.
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March 2011

Exclusive: 1 in 5 Air Force women victim of sexual assault, survey finds

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This news report discusses the prevalence of sexual assault among women serving in the air force, according to new survey results. According to the survey, a vast number of these assaults are committed by male airmen against female airmen, and these crimes are largely underreported.
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March 2011

Air force officials focus on sexual assault prevention

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This news story written by the Air Force Secretary of Public Affairs discusses the plan to review strategies to prevent sexual assault in the Air Force, based on guidance from the militarys Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team. This action follows the release of survey findings on the scope of the problem of sexual assault in the military.
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March 2011

Domestic Violence and the Military: The Traumatic Impact on Women Webinar Materials

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This webinar focused on the nature and impact of trauma and how men and women may respond differently. Taking a gender-specific look at what female military veterans experience after combat stress and trauma, presenters explored how this trauma impacts personal, family and professional lives. They also discussed the need for greater gender-specific response and advocacy to improve the overall health and wellness of female vets.
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March 2011

2010 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members: Overview Report on Sexual Assault

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This report presents the results on issues related to sexual assault from the 2010 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members (WGRA 2010).
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February 2011

Military Academies: Rape, Sexual Assault, And Sexual Harassment

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This document is an analysis based on the Department of DefenseÍs Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies as well as two surveys commissioned by the Department of Defense that examine gender relations in U.S. military academies.
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January 2011

Challenges Faced by Female Veterans Webinar Materials

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This presentation focused on the challenges experienced by female service members and veterans as well as some of the services that are currently available to this population. Presenters provided participants with valuable information aimed at increasing their understanding when working with female veterans within the context of violence against women. They also shared their perspectives as veterans' advocates and services providers.
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January 2011

In Their Boots: Angie's Story

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This documentary shares the experience of Sergeant Angela Peacock as she works through sexual assault, combat stress, and the trauma symptoms that followed.
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November 2010

DADT Commentary Suggests Corrective Rape for Lesbians

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This article reacts to comments on the proposed repeal of the "Dont Ask, Dont Tell" policy that keeps LGBTIQ individuals from openly serving in the military.
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November 2010

Special report: For U.S. veterans, the war after the wars

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Since the war began in October 2001, there have been periodic reports about substance abuse, depression, domestic violence, suicide, homelessness and violent crime among traumatized veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq. High unemployment in a bad economy has merely compounded their troubles.
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September 2010

Purple Hearts Elusive For Traumatic Brain Injuries

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The U.S. Army honors soldiers wounded or killed in combat with the Purple Heart, a powerful symbol designed to recognize their sacrifice and service. Yet Army commanders have routinely denied Purple Hearts to soldiers who have sustained concussions in Iraq, despite regulations that make such wounds eligible for the medal, an investigation by NPR and ProPublica has found.
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August 2010

Separate, Unequal, and Unrecognized

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This article describes the obstacles that female service members and veterans are faced with during deployment and when trying to reintegrate to their home communities.