Following several high profile incidents of alleged misbehavior by the US Navy’s elite service members, the top US Navy SEAL recently sent a blistering letter to the force, in boldface type, stating “We have a problem”
SEALs were walking on water as the best military force in the world a decade ago. No one seemed more professional or capable than they were. The only thing more remarkable about how much esteem the SEALs had is how far they’ve fallen since then.
The Department of Defense strives to advance a military culture free from sexual assault. For over a decade, the Department has made considerable investments in policies and actions to prevent and respond to sexual assaults through its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program. Each year, the Department assesses these efforts. Key data and actionsfor Fiscal Year 2018 include the following:
Estimated prevalence of sexual assault for active duty women increased, but remained unchanged for men.