Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Male marines concerned about false sex claims

From the AP:
SAN DIEGO — Male Marines listed being falsely accused of sexual harassment or assault as a top concern in a survey about moving women into combat jobs, and thousands indicated the change could prompt them to leave the service altogether.

The anonymous online questionnaire by the Marine Corps surveyed 53,000 troops last summer, with the results provided to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta before he opened thousands of combat positions to women last week.
Read the entire story here: http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-02-01/national/36682608_1_female-marines-marine-corps-combat-positions

For more on the atmosphere in our current military, see: http://www.cotwa.info/2012/03/marines-share-views-on-war-on-sexual.html and http://www.cotwa.info/2013/01/new-policy-at-us-naval-academy-treats.html