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Sexual Assaults Within US Military Rise Again

Both the number of reported cases and estimates on total assaults

(Newser) - The number of sexual assaults reported by members of the US military rose 6% to 3,374 last year, which is bad but apparently not even close to real scope of the problem. A Pentagon survey in which recipients could remain anonymous puts the real figure closer to 26,000,... More »

Air Force Probing Casket Gag

Tasteless photo angers military

(Newser) - Dumb: Posing for a joke photo with the kind of casket used to bring war dead back to the US. Dumber: Putting it on Facebook. The Air Force is investigating a photograph of airmen posing around a casket in which a colleague wrapped in chains plays dead with a noose... More »

In F-22's Wake, USAF Embraces Cheaper Aircraft

(Newser) - The scrapping of the F-22 has sent the US Air Force into an abrupt about-face, Time reports. Newly installed officials are asking for 100 cheap, multirole planes that can attack ground positions and also be used to train other countries' pilots in their use. The aircraft must have a range... More »

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