Tag Archives: servicewomen

Quick hit: Anu Bhagwati on the military and Miss America

TweetAt the MAKERS blog yesterday, friend of the site and no-joke total badass Anu Bhagwati, President of the Service Women’s Action Network, had a few things to say about Sgt. Theresa Vail, who represented the great state of Colorado in last weekend’s Miss America pageant. Bhagwati questions the media coverage of Vail and notes that [...]
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Quote of the Day: “The military says they have zero tolerance, but in fact that’s not true.”

TweetThe recent spate of sexual assault prevention officers arrested has driven home how entrenched the military’s sexual assault problem really is. A few days after the latest scandal–three Navy football players are being investigated for raping a female midshipman at a party last year–some former servicewomen weighed in on the problem over at TPM. Dr. Katherine Scheirman, a retired Air Force colonel, says: “The military says they [...]
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