19 Sep '13, 7pm

SECAF nominee: Commanders should be held accountable for sexual assault: The nominee for Secretary o... #airforce

SECAF nominee: Commanders should be held accountable for sexual assault: The nominee for Secretary o... #airforce

The nominee for Secretary of the Air Force said Thursday that commanders should be evaluated on how well they have dealt with sexual assaults when they come up for promotion. “Command is an honor and a privilege in this country, it’s not an entitlement, and those who do not live up to our values simply need to be removed from that command,” Deborah Lee James told lawmakers during her confirmation hearing. Sexual assault was one of the major issues discussed at the hearing. Other issues include whether the Air Force will cut the A-10 fleet and how the Air Force will distribute missions, planes and people among the active-duty force and the Air National Guard and Reserve. Currently, commanders are required to conduct climate assessments that include questions on sexual assaults, but those assessments are not included in commanders’ files or seen by promotion boards. But Jame...

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