Military Sexual Assault Prevention

Special Victims Counsel

The Special Victims Counsel (SVC) program has introduced another imbalance against the accused in the military justice system. While undoubtedly well-meaning, it disadvantages those accused of sexual assault by limiting or even denying access entirely to witnesses. It also introduces the notion that sexual assault victims are parties to a criminal case, which goes against the principles of both civilian criminal law and military justice. The SVC program already has created [...]

By |July 25th, 2016|Education, Military Sexual Assault Prevention|Comments Off on Special Victims Counsel

Heroes on Capitol Hill

“There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.” Lieutenant Colonel Jimmie Doolittle, 1942 Falsely Accused Military Service Members Share their Stories on Capitol Hill. U.S. Air Force Major Michael Turpiano, Technical Sergeant Aaron Allmon, and former West Point Cadet Trent Cromartie met with legislative staffers, senators and congressmen in 21 senatorial and congressional offices. These “survivors” of the military’s sexual assault witch-hunts shared their stories about how lives/careers were ruined [...]

Major Clarence Anderson III

“Hello friends and family of my son, Major Clarence Anderson III. The last post was a blog from the Community of the Wrongfully Accused, and it made mention of there being more to Clarence's story and even gave a few possibilities on what else could be behind his wrongful conviction. Since nothing could be further from the truth, for the first time ever, I wanted to share Clarence's side of the [...]

Everyone is becoming a victim in the Air Force

Everyone is becoming a victim in the Air Force…  “It also validates what many have argued for a long time now: that the Air Force isn’t capable of responsibly conducting its own legal system. This is the case because it’s not an organization governed by laws, principles, and values so much as a node of government power led by morally flexible bureaucrats galloping between and among fashionable causes, some internally cherished [...]

SAPR message missed the mark

SAPR message missed the mark. "We recently posted a series of photos about Lakenheath Victim Advocates that received an emotional response. We took the album down for two reasons: one, I think we missed the mark on this piece, and two, the comments on this were getting out of control. Make no doubt, I support these Airmen who are Victim Advocates. They are putting themselves into incredibly delicate and uncomfortable situations [...]