The Pentagon will pay for a transgender soldier's gender reassignment surgery for the first time. The director of the Defence Intelligence Agency approved a waiver for the surgery because the service member had already begun treatment, and the treating doctor deemed the surgery medically necessary, the Defence Department said. President Donald Trump used this line of reasoning when he announced a ban on transgender troops in July.
A sex toy has been attached to a British Army building as part of a prank and of course, thanks to the internet, we didn't miss a minute of it. It shows soldiers attempting to knock the adult toy off using what is essentially a massive poking device. Wonder if they learned how to make that in basic training?
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Attorney Tim Bilecki announces the not-guilty verdict his client, Navy Lt. Stephen Kimball, received during an attempted sexual assault trial in Yokosuka, Japan, on Thursday, May 25, Stephen M.
The Pentagon published the number of sexual assault reports made at U. The report, provided by the Department of Defense's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, details the total number of reports of sexual assault made across U. The number of reports doesn't necessarily mean the alleged incident occurred at that installation, but rather point to where the service member is getting assistance with their sexual assault report.
MST includes any sexual activity that you are involved with against your will. Examples include:. Anyone can experience MST, regardless of gender.
Elected officials and Pentagon leaders have tended to focus on the thousands of women who have been preyed upon while in uniform. But over the years, more of the victims have been men. On average, about 10, men are sexually assaulted in the American military each year, according to Pentagon statistics.
Naval Academy midshipman and ex-Navy soccer team midfielder has been charged with sexually assaulting sleeping female classmates, according to charge sheets provided to Navy Times. It remains unclear how many victims Midshipman Nixon Keago allegedly assaulted because their names are redacted in the released records. Prosecutors also say Keago attempted to sexually assault a sleeping midshipman in Annapolis, Maryland, in September Keago, 24, allegedly sexually assaulted a sleeping female midshipman on Oct.
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L ast week, Donald Trump falsely attributed admirable human qualities to a dog. Many Trump supporters have done the same to the president. I should have seen this unbelievable state of affairs — the post-rationalised monetisation of a military operation — coming. The American novelist Jarett Kobekwho wrote to me years ago asking if he could quote a bit of my standup in a book, is now a regular correspondent.