May 25th, 2013
10:50 AM ET
1 year ago

Hagel: Scourge of sexual assault 'must be stamped out'

(CNN) - Sexual harassment and sexual assault "are a profound betrayal of sacred oaths and sacred trusts," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets Saturday at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

"This scourge must be stamped out," he said during a commencement address.

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  1. GI Joe

    No joke, Dick Tracey.

    May 25, 2013 03:29 pm at 3:29 pm |
  2. Sheila

    wow – what a concept !! why didn't Rumsfeld do this ? why wait til 2013 ? this has been going on for how many years ? ?

    May 25, 2013 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  3. Cephus

    Mr. Hagel people sleep in the bed they made! This was bound to happen to appease some groups the entire military was destabilized. It's called aftermath of bad decision making.

    May 26, 2013 10:19 am at 10:19 am |