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Military / Sexual Assault #1061188

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 2014
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Cecilia Vega) The broken trust in the military with continued sexual assaults examined; details given about the failure of a Senate bill that would strip military commanders of authority to prosecute sexual assault cases. [Former Marine Stacey THOMPSON†- recalls her excitement about being a Marine and then being sexually harassed; comments on the problematic the chain of command.] [Senator Kirsten GILLEBRAND - says the victims do not trust the chain of command.] Pentagon statistics on sexual assault and unwanted sexual contact cases cited.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Vega, Cecilia
Duration:
00:02:30

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