29th June 2012
Six of the 12 instructors under investigation for misconduct face charges ranging from rape to adultery. A senior Air Force commander said nine of those instructors were in the same squadron, briefing reporters at the Pentagon at the same time that one of the accused appeared in a Lackland courtroom.
Such is the inevitable consequence of having women serve in the military, although ‘I told you so’ is cold comfort. That having been said, these people (if guilty) need to be hung out to dry in a very public way. Unit cohesion cannot survive this sort of abuse of power, which is why it cannot be tolerated the least little bit.