Comments to USCCR on Veterans and Service Member Civil Rights

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AAUW believes that several policies of the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) should be revised to reflect the reality of an increasingly diverse military. AAUW recommends:

  1. moving the investigation and prosecution of military sexual assault out of the chain of command;
  2. addressing the specific health care needs of female service members and veterans;
  3. increasing attention to work/life needs of our military and veterans; and
  4. including female veterans and service members in medical studies and research.

May 31, 2013

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