September 2009

Veterans for Peace has declared October 12-16, 2009 as Military Rape Awareness Week.

To learn more about the epidemic of military rape and the Veterans for Peace, click here.

UPDATE: Convicted Special Forces GI on the Lam No More

by Seth Robson
Stars and Stripes
August 20, 2009


A manhunt is under way for a U.S. Special Forces soldier who fled after being convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a German woman.

Sgt. 1st Class Kelly A. Stewart — who was found guilty of multiple charges including kidnapping, forcible sodomy and aggravated sexual assault of a woman in an August 2008 incident — was last seen early Thursday morning by his escort at an on-post hotel.

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UPDATE: Sgt. 1st Class Stewart turned himself in at Stuttgart on August 22, 2009.

To read the full story on Stars and Stripes, click here.

Fort Stewart Marches Against Violence ~ April 22, 2009
By Master Sgt. Marcia Triggs
April 30, 2009

Fort Stewart Take Back the Night March

Command Sergeant Major James Ervin, the Fort Stewart garrison command sergeant major and Brig. Gen. Patrick Donahue, 3rd ID deputy commanding general for maneuvers, lead a motivated crowd in a chant against violence during Take Back the Night march held on Fort Stewart, April 22. Photo credit Master Sgt. Marcia Triggs, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs

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