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Sex crimes soar in US military 5/8/13

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    5/8/13 provided by cnnnext.com

    Sexual assaults in the US military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are s

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    5/8/13 provided by cnnnext.com

    Sexual assaults in the US military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward despite a slew of new oversight and assistance programs, according to a new Pentagon report.

    Troubling new numbers estimate that up to 26,000 military members may have been sexually assaulted last year, according to survey results released on Tuesday.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

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