Hagel, Dempsey Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
The fight against sexual assault in the military calls for moral courage at every level, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said during a Pentagon press briefing, May 17, 2013. Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, described their May 16 meeting with President Barack Obama on the matter, and efforts to fight the crime with a focus on accountability and prevention.