More than 5,000 reports of sexual assault in fiscal year 2013, a spike of 50%. Troops feel more confident coming forward, says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. About 65% of victims of all sexual assaults were 24 or younger. By far, most victims were junior enlisted troops. The Army, the largest of the services, had the most victims, with 1,201. The Coast Guard reported five victims.
On this day 4th March, 1824, The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) was formed by Sir William Hilary. Initially known as the National Institution for The Preservation of Life from Shipwreck, Hilary was inspired to form the charitable organization when he saw a fishing fleet destroyed by a storm off the Isle of Man, wonderful organization,