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Military commander demands silence from victim after sexual harassing lower ranking officer

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A commander in the army and his attempt to cover up sexual harassment has been exposed, angering the public. 


According to military press documents released on October 10, a female staff sergeant was sexually harassed by a male first sergeant back in June. 


The incident took place at a dinner hosted by a battalion commander.  The first sergeant allegedly forced the female staff sergeant to sit next to him, touched her inappropriately, and said, "You know I like you. Let's leave together."


The following day, the victim reported the incident to another higher-up, only to hear a ridiculous response. 


The commander argued, "Think carefully. For the sake of the battalion, just forget about it... What are you trying to accomplish by causing trouble?


The division chief, who also received the harassment report, apparently ordered, "Let the guy apologize but make her sign an agreement so she doesn't bring this up again."


Everyone in the leadership position who should have done something only tried to help cover up the crime. 


The details of this incident only rose to the surface after the victim reported it to the military police.


The first sergeant has been arrested and the investigation continues.

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    cococcchanel Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    FFS… Huge props to the woman for standing up for herself – against more than two people – and reporting the crime. You go girl, keep strong!

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    krell Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    https:// www. washingtonpost. com/news/checkpoint/wp/2016/09/26/air-force-colonel-facing-court-martial-for-rape-found-dead/ ... <-- Recently, a HIGH RANKING OFFICER in the USA Military did NOT behave well either. Quoting from this USA Newspaper URL Article --> "According to charging documents filed by the (USA Military) Air Force in December, Caughey raped one woman as he held her against the wall and floor, groped women on two other occasions, and violated an order from a two-star general to stay away from another victim ... The *married* colonel also was charged with six counts of adultery — a crime in the military — for allegedly having consensual sex with four other women, according to the documents." ... Duty, Honor, Country ???

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    krell Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    http:// www. nytimes. com/2014/05/02/us/military-sex-assault-report.html ... <-- RAPE incidence report for the USA MILITARY (New York Times Newspaper).

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    qybbomi Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Wow so they put extreme media attention to celebrities' sexual assault cases but kept quiet about real life cases in the military? Are they treating women being sexually assaulted as a form of entertainment?? What is wrong with this society...

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