The Department of the Air Force launched the Integrated Response Co-Location Pilot program at seven installations on Aug. 1 to evaluate the effectiveness of a new, more holistic approach for responding and assisting survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, stalking, and cyber harassment.
The Department of the Air Force recently published DAF Instruction 36-3211: Military Separations, which outlines increased support to sexual assault survivors, strengthens sexual assault prevention and accountability efforts, and combines several discharge instructions.
Top military leaders joined East Coast university presidents and administrators at a conference here Thursday to pledge their steadfast commitment to eradicating sexual violence and harassment on campuses and military bases.
Claims of sexual assaults at U.S. military service academies have increased by nearly 50 percent since 2016, according to a survey on sexual harassment and violence released Thursday. However, the rate of cadets and midshipmen reporting the incidents has stayed the same since last year.