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    In fiscal year 2010 alone, according to DOD estimates, there were over 19,000 sexual assaults in the military, with less than 13.5% reported, due to fear of retaliation. The Department of the Navy estimates that approximately 10,700 involved male victims. Of the 696,250 MST-related encounters at VA Medical facilities, 244,074 were with male veterans. Few of these attacks are reported because victims are often blamed, harassed, and pushed out of the service. Meanwhile, their attackers rarely receive just punishment.

    I don't know why my link button won't work:

    www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/support/readiness/Documents/CPPD_SAAM_Facilitation%20Guidance_Week1_rev.pdf

    www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-parrish/male-rape-in-the-military_b_1551673.html

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