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Panetta orders action to curb sexual assaults
Tuesday - 9/25/2012, 2:52pm EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force to improve the quality of sexual assault prevention training for their prospective commanders and senior enlisted leaders.
Pentagon press secretary George Little said the goal is to make training better and more uniform among the services.
The services also will review policies on all military training of enlisted personnel and commissioned officers.
The Panetta order is the latest in a string of actions he has taken to try to curb the frequency of assaults.
Panetta has said there were nearly 3,200 reported cases of sexual assault in the military last year, a slight increase from 2010. Many cases go unreported, and Panetta has said the real total last year may have been close to 19,000.
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