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The Air Force has affirmed the religious rights of a colonel who claimed he was wrongly disciplined for refusing to sign a certificate of appreciation for the same-sex spouse of one of his airmen last year. The Air Force said that Col. Leland Bohannon "had the right to exercise his sincerely held religious beliefs and did not unlawfully discriminate when he declined to sign the certificate," according to a letter sent Monday by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to members of Congress who supported Bohannon.
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Then-1st Lt. Sean Miller prepares a soccer field for a practice session in at U. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany.
Margaret H. Woodward was named to head the Air Force's sexual assault and prevention office. The Air Force named Maj.
House Armed Services Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday into sexual assault in the military, prompted by outrage over a sex-with-recruits scandal at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The Washington hearing comes after nearly 60 current and former personnel, including two men, came forward with what the Air Force considered credible reports that they were sexually abused by their drill sergeants at the base in San Antonio. Six drill sergeants have been convicted and six more Lackland Military Training Instructors are awaiting court martial in the case.
To the mothers, the year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — the neighborhood was full of kids — except that young girls were starting to report the boy had led them from play and molested them.
The scandal involved 43 female trainees allegedly victimized by their instructors during and after basic military training beginning in Mike Paquette was removed from command in June because of the problems in his unit. Glenn Palmer, commander of the th Training Group, was also relieved from his position due to the scandal.
Air Force is considering whether to revamp basic training for recruits, including separate training for women and men, following the worst U. Twelve male military training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, the home of all Air Force basic training, are under investigation for seeking sexual favors from female Air Force trainees. Six instructors have been referred to court martial on charges ranging from attempting to have a sexual relationship with a recruit to adultery and aggravated sexual assault.
To the mothers, the year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — the neighborhood was full of kids — except that young girls were starting to report the boy had led them from play and molested them. President Donald Trump vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.