An investigation following suspicions that there have been many cases of “sexual misconduct“
The U.S. Air Force has opened an investigation following suspicions that there have been many cases of “sexual misconduct” in a major training centers, the Pentagon said today.
Last year, Sergeant Luis Walker, an instructor at this base, was accused of sexually harassing a recruit, so it was removed from his post and faces 28 counts, including rape and obstruction of justicein a court martial will be held on July 16.
Since then, there have been more accusations against members of the training staff that led to proceedings against three of them and there opened an investigation into “possible misconduct” of several of them.
Gen. Edward Rice, head of Education and Training Command Air has ordered an investigation to Major General Margaret Woodward, Acting Director of Strategy, Policy and Operational Planning of the Air Force.
Woodward will have to perform an analysis of all the training units of the Air Force and send a report to General Rice within sixty days.
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