Update on September 17, 2012

  • Update #13

The Air Force announced on Saturday that a woman has been selected to lead basic training at Lackland Air Force Base amid the ongoing sexual abuse scandal. Protect Our Defenders President Nancy Parrish put out this statement in response: "Hopefully, Col.…Read More

Update on September 12, 2012

  • Update #12

Protect Our Defenders would like to thank everybody for supporting Tailhook Whistleblower, Paula Coughlin-Puopolo's petition calling on Congress to hold open hearings about the sexual abuse scandal at Lackland Air Force Base. Today, we can declare victory.…Read More

Update on September 06, 2012

  • Update #11

An Air Force colonel at Lackland AFB has stepped down, days after increasing reports of sexual violence on the base. But a change in leadership won't stop widespread military rape. Here's our take, as reported in the San Antonio Express-News: "The abuse at…Read More

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