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What resources, if any, are given to military rape victims when they seek help? My understanding is that written information is limited or given randomly, if at all. If anyone knows otherwise, please clari...
TS Nelson
10/29/2007
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I am an IDMT ( forward operating medic) Has there been any discussion of adding the morning after pill to the deployment meidcine pharmacy package. I have been forward deployed to South American and found ...
MSgt Potts
10/22/2007
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I am trying to find an online certification or contiuing education type refresher to send out to installation challenged service members for their recurring training. Do you have any information about some...
Juliann Bryant
10/17/2007
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An ex-wife of a member of the US military received a No Weapons Protective Order against her former husband who tried to harm her. She alleges that the protective order is not being enforced as this man co...
Will Marling
10/17/2007
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Will Marling
10/23/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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10/17/2007
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When developing a claim for service connection for a mental health issue related to an assault, a report isn't always needed to establish service connection. The VA will look at behavior "Benchmar...
Todd Kubinski
10/17/2007
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Vicki Majors
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Can a victim who has relocated for safety reasons be assisted by the military installation in their area or does the victim need to go through the installation where the abuse occurred, where they have rel...
Ann Brazee
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Vicki Majors
10/17/2007
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Dani
10/17/2007
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How often does sexual assault happen in the military? whats done about it? is there women who assault the men? when the perp is asked why they did it what is their usual resonse?
Micaella
10/17/2007
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Julie Wilkinson
10/17/2007
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Todd Kubinski
10/17/2007
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If a military member is convicted of a sex offense overseas that would register them as a sex offender if they were stateside, how is this handled? Are they returned to the U.S. and registered, or no? If ...
kookus
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Sex offenders on active duty ... those that are housed on base ... are there restrictions? Are they monitored?
militarysanern
10/17/2007
arrow icon See previous answer posted to kookus' queston.
Delilah
10/17/2007
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How long should an active duty soldier have to stay working in their unit after being sexually assaulted by someone in their unit, before being allowed to relocate?
Ann Brazee
10/17/2007
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Delilah Rumburg
10/17/2007
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Dani
10/17/2007
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What is the quality of forensic evaluation/exam for our deployed forces? I'm speaking specifically to those members assigned to austere environments/shipboard/etc.?
militarysanern
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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As a SA Trainer for the Army, I am in the process of creating new trainings for Soldiers. I am finding the more 'hand ons' training that is scenario based has been the best to get at the reality of Sexual ...
Julie Wilkinson
10/17/2007
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Delilah Rumburg
10/17/2007
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From our Victimology & Victim Services class... Ms.Rumburg, which branch of the military has the highest incidence of sexual assault and any particular reason why?
Prof. K. Woods
10/17/2007
arrow icon As far as I know that information is not available.
Delilah
10/17/2007
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How are the relationships between the local crisis centers and the Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC) on the bases? Have the SARCs been receptive to information about community resources and passi...
Gretchen
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Christina
10/17/2007
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As a County Veteran Service Officer for the past 7 years I have worked with at least 50 soldiers who were sexually assaulted while in the military. one of the most difficult aspects of working with these c...
Todd Kubinski
10/17/2007
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Vicki Majors
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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We have had active duty soldiers being referred to our shelter as victims instead of being able to reside in their own homes while the non active duty spouse abuser stays on post. Why is this?
Ann Brazee
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Christina
10/17/2007
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Is there any movement by DoD to recognize forensic nursing as a specialty? And wouldn't a military SANE nurse be the best choice for military SANE exams?
militarysanern
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Dani
10/17/2007
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What, if any, aspects of treating sexual assault victims in the military are unique to civilian populations and how should they be handled?
Whispering Owl
10/17/2007
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Julie Wilkinson
10/17/2007
arrow icon Thank you. I have long suspected this. It creates a dynami...
Whispering Owl
10/17/2007
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Stacy Johnston
10/17/2007
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Christina
10/17/2007
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Julie Wilkinson
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Linda
10/17/2007
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What is the most effective training tool to use with troops? I'm the SA trainer and find that we continue to have assaults despite creative training tools.
Melissa
10/17/2007
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Paige Hamilton
10/17/2007
arrow icon In units that are requesting training on a regular basis, I'...
Julie Wilkinson
10/17/2007
arrow icon At our post we have developed a training titled Barracks Saf...
Dani
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
arrow icon I just read a great exercise in a book called The Macho Para...
Stacy Johnston
10/17/2007
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Dani
10/17/2007
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Linda
10/17/2007
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From our Victimology & Victim Services class... Ms.Rumburg, when assisting sexual assault victims in the Military, are they assisted in the same manner as in those outside the military (civilian po...
Prof. K. Woods
10/17/2007
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Delilah Rumburg
10/17/2007
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Sexual assault against victims in the military is not a subject I hear about often. Is this occurring more often in the present? If so, why is the topic subtle?
Nina
10/17/2007
arrow icon Earlier this month, National Public Radio had a five part se...
Toby Shulruff
10/17/2007
arrow icon Even in the civilian world sexual assault is not discussed o...
debsweb910
10/17/2007
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Delilah Rumburg
10/17/2007
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Has the military culture changed in the US to conduct full and impartial investigations of sexual assaults? Who has the oversight of the Military concerning crimes committed against our men and women? And,...
Francis Murp[hy
10/17/2007
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Marie
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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Marianne
10/17/2007
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When the females come back they are harassed about the time they are off. It appears that the males do not need any therapy, due to non-acknowledgement, therefore less time taken time off the job. The vic...
dwayne
10/17/2007
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Christina
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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The military policy "Don't ask, don't tell" has led to gay soldiers having investigations to know of their private lives including interviewing family and friends concerning their sexuali...
Maritza
10/17/2007
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Delilah
10/17/2007
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