Scandal after scandal, sexual predators in the military continue to harass and assault with impunity. Military brass pay lip service to eradicating the problem. Explore how the Defense Department has skirted accountability for nearly 40 years.
About Andrea Januta
Andrea Januta is a business reporter based in New York. She currently works at Reuters as a reporter and researcher for the Editor-in-Chief and the Investigations unit. She received her master's in journalism from Columbia and interned on the business desk at the Miami Herald in the summer of 2017.
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Marines United has resurfaced the Defense Department’s “silent epidemic.” Advocates are determined not to let the conversation die again.
Sexual assault and harassment in the military are nothing new, but the advent of the internet has kicked the enduring impact on victims up a notch.
Our story begins one day late in January 2017 when a Google Drive containing photographs of service women in various stages of undress was posted in the Facebook group Marines United.