If the women of the Congo should Google, “U.S. military - sexual assault and rape,” I suspect they will decline the offer of assistance from the African Command.
1 in 3 women in the U.S. military are sexually assaulted or raped. Women and girls in countries with U.S. military bases are raped by U.S. military.
8,000 U.S. Marines are being “re-located” from Okinawa in great measure because of citizen activist pressure following the numerous rapes of women and girls there.
Prosecution rates in rape cases in the military are abysmal- 8% versus 40% in civilian cases.
-Colonel Ann Wright, a 29 year US Army/Army Reserves veteran who retired as a Colonel and a former US diplomat who resigned in March, 2003 in opposition to the war on Iraq.
SOURCE: Huffington Post