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new  Military.com: Supreme Court: Retirees Can Be Court-Martialed for Crimes Committed After Service

new  Army News Service: 2019 Brings Changes to Military Justice System

new  Military.com: Need to Know: These New UCMJ Laws Start Jan. 1

Huffington Post: Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World

domesticshelters.org: Servicemembers Are Getting Away With Abuse

The Balance Careers: Domestic Violence in the U.S. Military

Philly.com: Domestic abuse: Long lasting effects on women and their children

Safe Relationships Magazine: Recovery Without Justice

Pittsburgh City Paper: Children’s advocates say family courts unfairly favor fathers, even when they’re the abusers

MASSLIVE.COM: Domestic violence victims struggle in family courts to retain custody of children

Yahoo News: Air Force admits it failed to report Texas shooter's conviction for abuse

Save Our Heroes: Unlawful Command Influence Exposed at the Highest Levels of Military Legal Leadership

Love. Life. Om: Part 1: Nina’s Story – A charismatic doctor and Lieutenant Colonel who violates HIPAA and military core values to seduce women? Yes.

Love. Life. Om: Part 2: Nina’s Story – An unlikely sisterhood and laughing in the face of absurdity

Love. Life. Om: Part 3: Nina’s Story – “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” – Benjamin Disraeli


The Seattle Times: No one should have to choose between staying with an abusive partner or becoming homeless

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.

Colorado Springs Gazette: Schriever Air Force Base colonel wants adultery case tossed, claims law discriminates against heterosexuals

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.”

USA Today: Flood of PTSD cases coming, scientists warn

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.

The New York Times: When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly

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.


Aljazeera America: The Military's hidden mental health crisis: Spousal Trauma

How the US military is failing partners with secondary trauma.

 
CNN: THE UNCOUNTED

How many military spouses, siblings and parents are killing themselves?

Military Families at Risk - The Unrecognized Battlefront

Rights As a Military Spouse

4 Wives Slain in 6 Weeks at Fort Bragg

Soldiers Kill Wives After Serving in Afghanistan

Strain on Military Families Affects Young Children

When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly

Families Bear Brunt of Deployment Strains

Living and Family Patterns in The Air Force

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