Airmen: More training for sexual assault prevention

USAF SealAirmen: More training for sexual assault prevention

Airmen want to know more about how to prevent sexual assault — and what to do if it happens to them or someone they know.

In the 2½ months since the Air Force began asking for input on the military’s sexual assault problem,airmen have said again and again they need more training, Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer said.

The call-out came in the wake of a May Defense Department report that showed a 35 percent increase in the number of service members who said they had experienced unwanted sexual contact, from an estimated 19,300 in 2010 to 26,000 in 2012.

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