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Military / Sexual Assault #1053556

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 16, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno’s admission that all efforts to stop sexual abuse in the military have failed noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) President Obama’s order for a crackdown on sexual assaults in the military featured; scenes shown from his White House meeting with top uniformed & civilian military leaders. [OBAMA – says we will not stop until we see this scourge from the greatest military in the world eliminated.] [May 7, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh†- says some of this is the hook-up mentality of junior high & high school students.] [Rape victim former Air Force Sgt. Jennifer NORRIS††- says commanders are often biased in favor of the perpetrators.] [Senator Kirsten GILLIBRAND††- calls for allowing victims to report directly to a military lawyer.]

Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David

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