Navy to Add 225 Prevention Workers in Pentagon-Wide Effort to Stem Sexual Assault

Sailors and Marines, assigned to the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44), man the rails as the ship prepares to deploy, March 28, 2022. US Navy Photo

Over the next year, the Navy will hire 82 workers to help provide service commands with resources for addressing military sexual trauma with a goal hiring 225 by the end of Fiscal Year 2024, the under secretary of the Navy told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday.

The 82 prevention officers will be in place by...

https://news.usni.org/2022/09/22/navy-to-add-225-prevention-workers-in-pentagon-wide-effort-to-stem-sexual-assault

Latest Military Sexual Assault Report Shows ‘Tragic’ Rise in Cases, Pentagon Officials Say

Sailors underway on May 24, 2022. US Navy Photo

THE PENTAGON — One in 10 female sailors experienced unwanted sexual contact in Fiscal Year 2021, one of the worst rates among the service branches, according to the Department of Defense’s annual Sexual Assault and Prevention Report released on Thursday.

That’s an increase from 7.5 percent of female sailors in FY 2018, according to slides from a DoD briefing Thursday afternoon. FY 2021 saw 2.1 percent of male sailors experiencing unwanted sexual...

https://news.usni.org/2022/09/01/latest-military-sexual-assault-report-shows-tragic-rise-in-cases-pentagon-officials-say

Cruise Worker Arraigned for Aggravated Sexual Assault

A cruise ship crew member has been indicted for aggravated sexual abuse of a passenger in the Caribbean, reports Cruise Law News.

Alleged sexual assault on-board

According to the indictment announced by United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands, Filipino national Louis Isom Mangampat allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while on board a cruise ship.

The vessel was headed for the U.S. Virgin Islands, where Mangampat was arraigned in a federal court in the...

http://mfame.guru/cruise-worker-arraigned-for-aggravated-sexual-assault/

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