08 Jan '18, 9pm

Vets Groups Bring '#Me Too' Movement to Pentagon

Vets Groups Bring '#Me Too' Movement to Pentagon

Veterans groups demonstrated in bitter cold Monday outside the Pentagon to turn some of the focus of the "#MeToo" movement toward sexual harassment and assault in the ranks. "It is time that there is a safe way to report sexual assault in the military so that men and women serving our country have the freedom to say 'Me Too' instead of silence," said Nichole Bowen-Crawford, a former Army E-4 who said she was sexually assaulted in Iraq. Bowen-Crawford was among about 30 to 40 demonstrators who said they were inspired by the "#MeToo" movement that has gone viral amid continuing revelations of predatory behavior, harassment and assault by men in positions of power in Hollywood, the media and Congress. The demonstration organized by the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) and joined by representatives of other veterans groups was sanctioned by the Defense Department. However...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/01/08/vets-group...

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