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More than a third of women cadets at the nation'sarmy, air force and naval military academiessay they have encountered "unwelcome, deliberate physical contact of a sexual nature," according to a new congressional report. While the numbers are similar in surveys of the general population,TIME Defense correspondent Mark Thompsonsays the Pentagon now freely admits that sexual harassment "remains the most contentious issue including gays and racial minorities. You cannot advance in the U.S. military today with a tin ear to sexual harassment."