Defense Secretary Hagel to Cadets: 'Stamp Out Scourge of Sexual Assault'

Hagel offers stern remarks on recent sexual assault controversy to West Point grads.
1:01 | 05/25/13

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Transcript for Defense Secretary Hagel to Cadets: 'Stamp Out Scourge of Sexual Assault'
washington. From west point a message from secretary of defense chuck hagel delivered at graduation there. The secretary talking about the rising number of sex attacks in the military arguing the young leaders in the audience will be the ones to stop it. Ual harassment and assault in the military is a profound betrayal of sacred oaths and trusts. This scourge must be stamped out. I want to bring in chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz who will be hosting this week in the morning. You have an exclusive where you press ahead on this issue. We talk to general john allen who is the commander of forces in afghanistan. He knows this is a huge problem. 26,000 cases they believe last year alone. General allen told us this is all about lead areship. front of their units and tell the people what they expect. Silence is not good enough. This is an opportunity to lead and we should be seizing it. I think we're going to see a lot more of that. David, you saw the commander in chief, president obama talking about it this week. Turn to moore, oklahoma

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