Murder, sexual assault, and harassment. Words that Army leaders have been tip toeing around. The Army’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office reports that sexual offences have been on an uprise and is only increasing among the ranks. Unfortunately, if the Army doesn’t act fast enough there might be others falling victim to the same unfortunate outcome as Spc. Vanessa Guillen. This article delves into the ineffective leadership that lead to the death of Guillen and many other soldiers.
If you or anyone you know is experiencing sexual harassment or assault you can call the DOD helpline to report it. Call the Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247.