An attorney for the woman at the center of a sexual assault case involving two U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen is asking the academy’s superintendent to release records from court proceedings.
The U.S. Naval Academy says a civilian employee has died after being found unresponsive in the academy’s dining facility.
Military prosecutors have the “difficult, if not impossible,” task of proving two former U.S. Naval Academy football players sexually assaulted a midshipman because the woman’s contradictory and misleading testimony damaged her credibility, according to an investigating officer’s report obtained by The Associated Press.
The Department of Defense has canceled all Naval Academy varsity and club sports through Sunday as a result of the government shutdown. Navy and Air Force have received approval from the Department of Defense to play Saturday’s football game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
A military hearing on sexual assault accusations against three U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen has been postponed because the alleged victim says she is too fatigued to testify.
The military is under fire for what’s being called an epidemic of sexual assault.
It wasn’t easy being the first black graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.