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Good to see a major.
-- -- yes I'm very quiet thank you but -- -- Desperate situation within them the military 26000.
Sexual assaults in one yeah.
All that's absolutely true Jonathan and it really is.
It's unacceptable there's no question about it first of all.
Understand I have two daughters and those sons of both my daughters services officers in the military so I'm I'm.
I'm very close to this issue I've written as you know several op bit tested in in major newspapers.
Trying to highlight the subject to and so.
But but where I differ I think from is from this from the senators as I.
I don't see this as they use you have -- problem as a military justice problem I see this as a problem of good order discipline.
And it's something that commanders have to fix.
Bad laws wolf I admire period.
Have the opposite of the it -- effect which is to separate.
Female soldiers were -- soldiers which is not what female soldiers want so how do c'mon it's gold -- fixing this major.
They do it like we.
Like the military has done it for this country for 245.
Years is that you hold commanders accountable way and you fix it through the chain of command and you.
And if book commander comes up short in his ability to protect his female soldiers that you get rid of it.
And and and it's it's all about discipline.
See here's the problem if women are accepted.
Within the legal system for any reason.
That defeats the whole purpose of the band of Brothers of fact the bonding of units together men and women together.
Because it's not.
-- roles and lawyers and judges who create bonding -- an organization like the army and the Marine Corps it's the soldiers themselves and Jonathan you know was well -- -- do would you set around the -- all you're standing around it ranks that you know that.
One small part of your unit is somehow not part of the unit because they're protected by some.
-- some legal barrier that's dot.
Really conducive to building that bonding which -- you know make small units so effective.
Yeah I'd -- it's a very different kind of -- group where talking about here but did does that mean.
They did that do not these -- no circumstances.
Should these sort of cases.
Ever go to the criminal -- system.
They do go through the criminal courts what you're saying that -- you shouldn't.
No what I'm saying is that.
That the the process of reporting crimes.
That the commander is always involved in the process of that it's called a convening authority to use the military parades and there's always a general -- two or three star general of the chain -- -- Who oversees.
A general court -- that's why it's called a general court -- And so if we take the commanders out of this said with -- just for women.
We he have a separate.
Avenue of appeal -- -- 44 women not to the commanders but to say a judge or or a lawyer.
-- that takes.
These women out of the unit.
And in my view that's the -- for Dustin thanks for what it it takes the burden off commanders to do it the first place that's not right.
And secondly it creates a war a legal wall of separation between -- and where women.
And that's really not right and -- are confident that ultimately the military handle this and can change the culture.
No but a I wish I could -- was you know are very quickly.
You know the army has been an enormous -- of social -- -- -- Real integration of America did and her with round the vs board of education it occurred in the military.
-- Don't Ask Don't Tell was done with just the wrong ones soldiers realize that they were serving with.
With with gay buddies all the law.
But for some reason we've had a real problem in the military.
Becoming this engine of social change -- -- so I'm not trying to.
I'm not trying to lessen the degree of the challenge -- mitigate what's what Jennifer talked about that's -- I'm just saying that the way to fix it is to use the chain of command hold people responsible and would they don't do it in partnership.
But one of soldiers told to do something and he knows the consequences by and large -- abide by its not happening now but after the future.
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