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new Army News Service: 2019 Brings Changes to Military Justice System
new Military.com: Need to Know: These New UCMJ Laws Start Jan. 1
domesticshelters.org: Servicemembers Are Getting Away With Abuse
The Balance Careers: Domestic Violence in the U.S. Military
Safe Relationships Magazine: Recovery Without Justice
Pittsburgh City Paper: Children’s advocates say family courts unfairly favor fathers, even when they’re the abusers
Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. More than 80 percent of homeless women with children have experienced domestic violence, and a 2012 study found that domestic-violence victims were the largest subgroup of homeless people in Washington state.
Lawyers for a Schriever Air Force Base colonel argued Monday that a half-dozen adultery charges against him should be thrown out because the military's law banning extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals.
The Associated Press: Fort Carson soldier charged in death of 4-month-old girl
A 28-year-old man arrested in the death of his girlfriend's infant daughter in Fountain, Colorado, is a Fort Carson infantry scout who has deployed at least once to Afghanistan.
About Relationships: A Quick Guide to Marital Abandonment and No-Fault Divorce Laws
The legal definition of abandonment is, “The act by which a person abandons and forsakes, without justification, a condition of public, social, or family life, renouncing its responsibilities and evading its duties.”
The Pentagon and VA are not ready for a potential flood of war-related post-traumatic stress disorder among troops and veterans, particularly from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, a panel of leading scientists report in a study released in June.
The New York Times: Violence at Home (slide show with stories)
The military system tries but sometimes fails to balance the demands of fighting a war with those of eradicating domestic violence.
An examination of cases of fatal domestic violence and child abuse indicate wartime pressures have complicated the Pentagon's efforts to change the current system.
How the US military is failing partners with secondary trauma.
How many military spouses, siblings and parents are killing themselves?
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