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Defense secretary tells Navy graduates they are ready to serve

May. 26, 2023 17:51 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday that they are ready to "defend our democracy with honor, courage and commitment.” Austin, speaking during the ceremony at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial...

Military sex assault reports rise, even as Army numbers fall

Apr. 27, 2023 15:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of reported sexual assaults across the military inched up by about 1% last year, as a sharp decline in Army numbers offset large increases in the other three services, according to a Pentagon report released Thursday. The small overall uptick is...