FORT HOOD SHAMED SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS, MISSED ‘TEXTBOOK’ GROOMING, ‘SERIAL’ OFFENDERS, INVESTIGATORS SAY. Vanessa Guillen’s death revealed a pattern of leadership failures, report found
March 18, 2021
Fort Hood leadership blocked sexual assault reporting, shamed victims and failed to identify “textbook” examples of grooming and “serial” offenders, investigators told Congress this week, following an independent review conducted in the wake of 20-year-old soldier Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance and murder, and a string other deaths and suicides connected to the U.S. Army base in Killeen, Texas.
The House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee held a hearing on the issue on Tuesday, looking to examine ways to reform criminal investigations in the military in the wake of