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Homosexual Assaults Becoming a Problem in U.S. Military, DoD Survey Finds
The New American ^ | 23 May 2013 | Dave Bohon

Posted on 05/24/2013 2:30:38 PM PDT by VitacoreVision



A Defense Department survey has found a dramatic increase in sexual assault among the troops -- including homosexual assaults perpetrated by male military personnel.

Homosexual Assaults Becoming a Problem in U.S. Military, DoD Survey Finds

The New American
23 May 2013

A little over a year after the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) ban on homosexuals in the military was officially dropped, the Department of Defense has admitted that it has a problem with sexual assault by male soldiers on other men. The Washington Times noted that, according to an anonymous survey conducted by the Defense Department among military personnel, more men than women are sexually abused in the military each year, with assaults overwhelmingly perpetrated by other men.

Results of the survey show that of the estimated 26,000 service members who were victims of sexual assault in 2012, roughly 14,000 of the victims were men, while some 12,000 were women, according to a scientific survey sample released by the Pentagon.

A 129 percent increase in sexual assaults among military personnel since 2004 has prompted Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to launch a campaign to deal with “unwanted sexual contact,” among the troops. But the project has become more complicated by the fact that an inordinate number of the assaults are apparently being perpetrated by male homosexuals — close on the heels of their high-profile welcome into the ranks.

Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, noted that the number of formal reports of sexual assault in the military annually skyrocketed from 1,275 to 2,949 in just eight years, and the numbers of same-sex assaults appear to be one of the factors. Donnelly said that women are identified as the assailants in just two percent of all assaults, which means that almost all of the 14,000 or so men who have been assaulted sexually were targeted by other men. “It appears that the DoD has serious problems with male-on-male sexual assaults that men are not reporting and the Pentagon doesn't want to talk about,” Donnelly charged.

Donnelly, whose group took a lead role in the fight to keep DADT in place, charged that the DoD's Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Office “continues to focus its attention on women who experience abuse but don't report it, overlooking the far greater numbers of men who, according to the survey, are experiencing abuse but not reporting it. If the Pentagon considers the survey results a credible reflection of hidden reality, they must also concede that there are more men than women who are being sexually assaulted.”

Aaron Belkin of the Palm Center, which promotes homosexuality in the military, insisted to the Washington Times that “very few” of the perpetrators of male-on-male sexual assault are homosexual, claiming that the attacks are “somewhat similar to prison rape.” Donnelly called such a notion “outrageous,” telling World Net Daily that the increasing numbers of same-sex assaults has the military officials flummoxed. “The Department of Defense doesn’t quite know what to do with these figures,” she said, “and so they just sort of put them in there and hope nobody notices.”

Donnelly said it is crucial to monitor the numbers of sexual assaults to document how two significant changes in the military — welcoming homosexuals and allowing an increasing role of women in combat arenas — are negatively impacting military readiness. She said DoD officials appear to be in denial over the connection between these two issues and the increase in sexual assaults among military personnel.

As for addressing the increasing problem of sexual assaults against females, she told World Net Daily that “I think we have to start with the basics, and that means basic training. Back in 1998, unanimously, the Kassebaum-Baker Commission came out with recommendations to separate basic training for Army, Air Force, and Navy trainers, [to] do it like the Marines do. The Marines train basic training separately, male and female at Parris Island. That’s a good thing to do. It’s a good first start.”

More fundamentally, she added, the DoD must “stop pretending that sexuality does not matter. You cannot solve a problem by extending it into the combat arms. The big push is for women in combat — this argument that we have to have women in the infantry so they’ll be respected more and they won’t be assaulted.”

Donnelly pointed out that while respect for women in the military is at an all-time high, so are the sexual assaults against them. She said that the Pentagon and policymakers in Congress “need to assess where we are, what has happened in the last two decades, and they need to stop pretending that a lot of sensitivity training or highly paid consultants [are] going to make a difference in the sex problems we’re seeing right now.”

In a statement released by the Center for Military Readiness, Donnelly said that both male and female military personnel deserve “reality-based policies that combine recent lessons learned with classic principles that should be strengthened, not weakened. Congress must intervene before the administration's incremental plans irreversibly extend unresolved social problems into fighting battalions that are key to mission accomplishment in the all-volunteer force.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dadt; fdrq; gaymilitary; homosexuals

1 posted on 05/24/2013 2:30:38 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

This is only an early problem. Wait until you get retaliation, coercion, favoritism.....much more to come.


2 posted on 05/24/2013 2:34:05 PM PDT by Rapscallion (In Benghazi they died; Obama, Clinton and Rice lied. God may forgive. I do not.)
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To: VitacoreVision

Tell me please, no one can be surprised by this, can they?


3 posted on 05/24/2013 2:35:29 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: VitacoreVision

DUH!


4 posted on 05/24/2013 2:35:36 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: VitacoreVision

Gee, who would have thought that allowing homosexual males into the military would cause problems? </sarc>


5 posted on 05/24/2013 2:36:11 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: VitacoreVision

Solution: More sensitivity training.

Alternative solution: 6 hour harangue by Comrade Obongo.

Most likely solution: Denial.


6 posted on 05/24/2013 2:37:15 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: VitacoreVision

Gee, who could have seen that coming?


7 posted on 05/24/2013 2:42:23 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Undicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: VitacoreVision
The solution will obviously be for *all* commanders to hold weekly “homosexual pride” ceremonies so that perverts will feel less “marginalized” and,therefore,less likely to try to “befriend” a guy unfortunate enough to have dropped the soap.
8 posted on 05/24/2013 2:43:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: VitacoreVision

No one saw this coming. /sarc


9 posted on 05/24/2013 2:47:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Rapscallion

This is an easy problem to solve. Just blame the victim for his/her homophobia and lack of tolerance. You get one complaint. After that, if you’re not “with the program”, you get a dishonorable discharge.

What could be simpler?


10 posted on 05/24/2013 2:50:05 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: VitacoreVision

Coming soon to a Boy Scout troop near you.


11 posted on 05/24/2013 2:53:31 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: VitacoreVision

I wonder if this story was delayed until after the Boy Scout vote.


12 posted on 05/24/2013 2:53:34 PM PDT by Piranha
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To: VitacoreVision

I hear the rumblings of the end of the American republic.


13 posted on 05/24/2013 2:59:20 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Solution: old fashioned G.I. blanket party.

Or, somebody gets hit on in the shower and beats the cr@p out of the faggie and then makes a formal sexual assault complaint which must be investigated.


14 posted on 05/24/2013 3:01:35 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: VitacoreVision

How utterly disgusting and shameful.


15 posted on 05/24/2013 3:04:13 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: VitacoreVision; governsleastgovernsbest; kristinn

Anyone think the alphabet networks or the “journalists” at the Pentagon will make this the subject of their Sunday talk shows or their weekday morning Today/GMA/whatever-the-hell CBS has on now gabfests?


16 posted on 05/24/2013 3:04:15 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: VitacoreVision
FDRQ delenda est...
17 posted on 05/24/2013 3:08:38 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: VitacoreVision

Who didn’t see this coming?


18 posted on 05/24/2013 3:11:52 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: VitacoreVision
Aaron Belkin of the Palm Center, which promotes homosexuality in the military, insisted to the Washington Times that “very few” of the perpetrators of male-on-male sexual assault are homosexual, claiming that the attacks are “somewhat similar to prison rape.”
Unbelievable! These homosexual activists will excuse any crime committed by sodomites.

19 posted on 05/24/2013 3:20:04 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: VitacoreVision

At least this can’t happen in the Boy Scouts!


20 posted on 05/24/2013 3:27:13 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: VitacoreVision

FReepers, please... if you love your kids, do your best to steer them clear of the military.


21 posted on 05/24/2013 3:53:13 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: VitacoreVision

very simple solution to faggot sexual assault in the military


22 posted on 05/24/2013 4:01:27 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: VitacoreVision

Inevitable.

It doesn’t take a Rocket Scientist to have seen this coming.


23 posted on 05/24/2013 4:05:49 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Rapscallion

All we need is another major “conflict” and there will be some cleansing going on in the front. However, my concern is that these scumbags will be running the supply lines.


24 posted on 05/24/2013 4:21:35 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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25 posted on 05/24/2013 4:22:24 PM PDT by narses
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To: VitacoreVision

What the DoD is *not* saying, and *will* not say, is how many homosexuals are being murdered for being homosexual.

Commanders are very aware that if they report a homicide because of homosexuality, the Pentagon will come down on them and their unit like a ton of bricks. So there is a huge motivation to list such events as “training accidents”, or to ascribe *any* other motive to it.

“Sergeant, if you admit to killing the private because he was a homosexual, you will get 20 years in prison. If you say you killed him when you caught him stealing your wallet, you will get 2 years in prison. With luck, time served, RIR and a transfer. Now which is it?”


26 posted on 05/24/2013 4:41:07 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Vaquero

The 17th killed the republic....been dead for awhile.


27 posted on 05/24/2013 4:46:46 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: VitacoreVision

Once upon a time, I didn’t give a damn about queers and what they did in their bedrooms.

I really didn’t care.

Now, I feel nothing but revulsion and anger.

They took a person and have created a dedicated enemy where none existed before.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 4:59:32 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

Amen to that. The 17th was the stake in the Republic’s heart.


29 posted on 05/24/2013 5:00:44 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

I had to learn about it...

http://www.restorefederalism.org/?gclid=COuyutaAsLcCFcN9Ogod01AARA

exhaling while thinking of Memorial Day.


30 posted on 05/24/2013 5:34:26 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Rapscallion
This is only an early problem. Wait until you get retaliation, coercion, favoritism.....much more to come.

Indeed. From what I hear, there is nothing more violent and murderous than a homosexual in a jealous rage.

31 posted on 05/24/2013 5:42:12 PM PDT by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: VitacoreVision

What did Georg Washington think of homos?

“At a General Court Martial whereof Colo. Tupper was President (10th March 1778) Lieutt. Enslin of Colo. Malcom’s Regiment tried for attempting to commit sodomy, with John Monhort a soldier;

Secondly, For Perjury in swearing to false Accounts, found guilty of the charges exhibited against him, being breaches of 5th. Article 18th. Section of the Articles of War and do sentence him to be dismiss’d the service with Infamy.

His Excellency the Commander in Chief approves the sentence and with Abhorrence and Detestation of such Infamous Crimes orders Lieutt. Enslin to be drummed out of Camp tomorrow morning by all the Drummers and Fifers in the Army never to return; The Drummers and Fifers to attend on the Grand Parade at Guard mounting for that Purpose.

Read more: http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/03/what-the-founders-believed-about-homosexuality/#ixzz2UGmgFhIu

I believe being drummed out of the Military was similar to a dishonorable discharge.


32 posted on 05/24/2013 8:03:47 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (When someone burns a cross on your lawn, the best firehose is an AK-47.)
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To: VitacoreVision

Make deviants a protected class and they will become more bold. I wager that the straight military folks will have to take sensitivity training because it “must be due to their intolerance”.


33 posted on 05/25/2013 3:01:17 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: VitacoreVision

Men, when discussing the integration of “out of the closet’ homos, don’t even dream of the possibility that they could be raped by the mental case perverts they empowered.


34 posted on 05/26/2013 11:44:56 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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