CNN: Pentagon announces plan to implement sexual assault commission recommendations
""The administration has placed an unprecedentedly high priority on this challenge set," Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks said during a briefing at the Pentagon on Wednesday. "We have now created the way ahead, called the implementation road map, and Secretary Austin has approved it in its entirety."
The implementation plan includes proposed changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the planned creation of the Office of the Special Victim Prosecutor, which will remove the investigation of sexual assault and domestic violence from the chain of command, one defense official said."
Comment: I'm going to assume this is just sloppy writing. Surely the DoD does not include in its "plan" any legislative changes. We know from the Army that there are ways to achieve the same effect via regulation. Perhaps this is what is meant?
H/T to Isaac Samuels for the link.
UPDATE: Read the memo here.
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