Armed Forces: Naval Assaults

Naval Assaults

Recruiting posters of smiling female sailors in blue-and-white uniforms tout the Navy as a great career for women. What they don't brag about is the charges that have been leveled at the Navy for the way it treats many women. Now a report by the Navy's Inspector General has targeted the sprawling Orlando Naval Training Center, which includes the only boot camp for women, as the site of repeated infractions. During the 18-month period ending in June, the report said, there were at least six cases of rape of women at Orlando -- and no prosecutions. The investigation also unearthed charges...

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