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Other Government Reports

  • Sexual Assault Accountability and Investigation Task Force Report, May 2019 (546 KB)

    Then Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan released a memorandum to all of the military Services on March 27, 2019 establishing the Sexual Assault Accountability and Investigation Task Force (SAAITF). The SAAITF was tasked with identifying, evaluating, and recommending immediate and significant actions to improve the accountability process, specific to the investigation and disposition of cases in which members of the Armed Forces are either victims or offenders of sexual assault, while ensuring due process for both.

  • Task Force Report on Sexual Assault in the Military Services, December 2009 (4.48 MB)

    As the result of a year-long review of all sexual assault policies and programs among the Services and DoD, this report contains the findings and recommendations of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services. The report recognizes the significant progress made in responding to sexual assault since the establishment of SAPR in 2005. Recommendations cover the spectrum from strategic proposals to specific actions that would continue improvement of prevention, victim response, and accountability within DoD.

  • DoD Response to the DTF-SAMS Report, May 2010 (627 KB)
  • Annex to the Report of The Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services, December 2009 (11.5 MB)
  • Report of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Harassment & Violence at the Military Service Academies (8.44 MB)

    This report contains the findings and recommendations of the Department of Defense Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force on how the Departments of the Army and the Navy may more effectively address sexual harassment and violence at the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.

  • Signed Letter to Chairman Warner, 30 Sep 2005 (507 KB)

    This document contains the Department of Defense's comments on the Defense Task Force Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies. It also features the acting Secretary of the Air Force's assessment of corrective actions being taken at the U.S. Air Force Academy to address sexual assault and sexual harassment.

  • Task Force Report on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault, April 2004 (1.60 MB)

    As the result of a 90-day review of all sexual assault policies and programs among the Services and DoD, this report contains the findings and recommendations of the Department of Defense Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force. Throughout this review, the Task Force sought to understand the culture, command structures and resource limitations when evaluating appropriate courses of action needed to fill gaps in policies and procedures, particularly as they pertain to in-theater care. The findings are intended to provide a high-level, comprehensive assessment of the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in current DoD and Service policies regarding care for sexual assault victims.