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8 months ago

Vanessa Guillen's sister reacts to military sexual assault reforms

Vanessa Guillén's sister, Mayra Guillén, reacts to military sexual assault reforms passing the House
8 months ago
Sister of slain soldier reacts to military sexual assault reforms
8 months ago

Historic military justice reforms inspired by Vanessa Guillen

The proposed new laws address the way the military handles criminal investigations after the murder of Guillen, a 20-year-old soldier.
8 months ago
Historic military justice reforms inspired by Vanessa Guillen
8 months ago

Vanessa Guillen's sister reacts to overhaul of military sexual assault investigations

ABC News' Juju Chang speaks with Mayra Guillen, sister of slain soldier Vanessa Guillen, about the House passing new reforms impacting military sexual assault investigations.
8 months ago
Vanessa Guillen's sister reacts to overhaul of military sexual assault investigations
1 year ago

Woman accused of aiding in Vanessa Guillen's death indicted by grand jury

Cecily Ann Aguilar was indicted on 11 federal charges including accessory after the fact and tampering with evidence Tuesday in the death of Vanessa Guillen.
1 year ago
Woman accused of aiding in Vanessa Guillen's death indicted by grand jury
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s family keeps her memory alive: Part 11

“Thank you so much for everything, and remember that I love you all the time,” Lupe Guillen said. “I wish I could've said it to Vanessa.”
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s family keeps her memory alive: Part 11
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by superior: Part 10

Maj. Gen. Gene LeBoeuf, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Forces Command, told “20/20” that Guillen was harassed, but not by Aaron Robinson.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by superior: Part 10
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s story prompts military reform: Part 9

An independent review panel found a failure of leadership at Fort Hood and that there was a permissive environment toward sexual assault and harassment.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s story prompts military reform: Part 9
1 year ago

Aaron Robinson flees, kills self after police chase: Part 8

Robinson fled Fort Hood, got into a car and was able to get a gun. Police in Killeen, Texas, have body camera and dash cam video of the incident, but it has not yet been released.
1 year ago
Aaron Robinson flees, kills self after police chase: Part 8
1 year ago

Aaron Robinson’s girlfriend allegedly confesses to helping dispose of body: Part 7

Investigators say that Cecily Aguilar told them Robinson admitted killing Vanessa Guillen and that she helped him attempt to destroy evidence.
1 year ago
Aaron Robinson’s girlfriend allegedly confesses to helping dispose of body: Part 7
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s remains found in shallow graves: Part 6

Concrete had been poured over the remains to obscure them. Her family received the heartbreaking news.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s remains found in shallow graves: Part 6
1 year ago

Months pass without finding Vanessa Guillen: Part 5

The Guillen family questioned Army officials about allegations that she had been sexually harassed. Guillen’s story exploded onto national news.
1 year ago
Months pass without finding Vanessa Guillen: Part 5
1 year ago

In search for Vanessa Guillen, investigators find remains of another soldier: Part 4

Pvt. Gregory Morales had been listed as a deserter after disappearing in 2019. Investigators questioned over 300 soldiers in the Guillen investigation.
1 year ago
In search for Vanessa Guillen, investigators find remains of another soldier: Part 4
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s Army friends remember the day she vanished: Part 3

Guillen’s friends Ryan “Cj” Landy and Betavious “Tay” Hightower searched for her and learned that Spc. Aaron Robinson was the last person to have seen her.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s Army friends remember the day she vanished: Part 3
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s family tries to get answers from Army officials: Part 2

Guillen’s fiance, Juan, and her sister Mayra drove to Fort Hood and began putting up posters. As days passed, they said they weren’t getting answers from the Army.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s family tries to get answers from Army officials: Part 2
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen vanishes from post at Fort Hood: Part 1

Guillen’s family said she had dreams of serving her country in the military since a young age. On April 22, 2020, her family noticed she wasn’t answering text messages or calls.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen vanishes from post at Fort Hood: Part 1
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen's sister, fiance discuss investigation into her disappearance: Part 1

A soldier at Fort Hood in Texas, Guillen went missing in April 2020. Friends and family brought national attention to her case as they sought answers from Army officials.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen's sister, fiance discuss investigation into her disappearance: Part 1
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen's body is found, her story prompts military reform: Part 2

Her remains were found two months after she'd vanished. An independent review panel found failures of leadership at Fort Hood and a permissive environment toward sexual assault and harassment.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen's body is found, her story prompts military reform: Part 2
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s fiance, closest friends detail upsetting investigation

In the last year, her name has become a rallying cry for military reform. Her family is still looking for answers as to why she was killed.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s fiance, closest friends detail upsetting investigation
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen’s fiancé speaks out in 1st TV interview since her murder

Guillen’s fiancé and her closest friends break their silence in a 20/20 special, “What Happened to Vanessa”
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen’s fiancé speaks out in 1st TV interview since her murder
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen's fiance speaks out: 'They failed us since the beginning'

Juan Cruz and Guillen's family are still looking for answers as to why the late Army specialist was killed in 2020 and how her murderer escaped justice.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen's fiance speaks out: 'They failed us since the beginning'
1 year ago

The All-New 20/20 Event Special airs Friday at 9|8c

One year after Vanessa Guillen vanished from Fort Hood, her fiancé speaks out for the first time ever in a television interview. The powerful new 20/20 event breaks Friday night at 9|8c on ABC.
1 year ago
The All-New 20/20 Event Special airs Friday at 9|8c
1 year ago

Congress reintroduces ‘I Am Vanessa Guillen Act’

Representative Jackie Speier reintroduced the ‘I am Vanessa Guillen act’ in front of the Capitol building Thursday.
1 year ago
Congress reintroduces ‘I Am Vanessa Guillen Act’
1 year ago

Bill named after Vanessa Guillen to reform sexual harassment in military is reintroduced

A bill named after Army specialist Vanessa Guillen, who was allegedly murdered at the Fort Hood Army base last year, was reintroduced in Washington Thursday.
1 year ago
Bill named after Vanessa Guillen is reintroduced
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen's family reacts to US Army report that murdered soldier was sexually harassed

In an exclusive interview with ABC News, the sister of Vanessa Guillén said the U.S. Army needs to do more to protect women from sexual harassment.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen's family reacts to report that slain soldier was sexually harassed
1 year ago

New report details sexual harassment of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen

In an ABC News exclusive interview, the family of Vanessa Guillen said that justice still has not been served and that the new report confirmed leaders failed to protect Guillen.
1 year ago
New report details sexual harassment of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen's family speaks out after Army releases report

After an investigation into Guillén's death found that she was sexually harassed at Fort Hood, her family said justice has still not been served.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen's family speaks out after Army releases report
1 year ago

US Army investigation finds Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed

A U.S. Army investigation has found that Vanessa Guillen, the soldier murdered by a fellow soldier, did experience sexual harassment as her family has claimed.
1 year ago
US Army investigation finds Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed
1 year ago

Army facing new questions over treatment of specialist Vanessa Guillen

Vanessa Guillen had previously reported sexual harassment, but leadership did nothing, a report said.
1 year ago
Army facing new questions over treatment of specialist Vanessa Guillen
1 year ago

Army finds Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by superior

A year after the 20-year-old soldier went missing and was later found murdered, the Army admitted it failed
1 year ago
Army finds Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by superior
1 year ago

Vanessa Guillen family calls for legislation year after her death

On the anniversary of Vanessa Guillen’s death, her family gathered in Washington, D.C., to call on lawmakers to reform how the military handles sexual assault and harassment cases.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen family calls for legislation year after her death
1 year ago

'This can't happen anymore': A year after Vanessa Guillen's death, family demands legislation

Vanessa Guillen's family called for justice on the anniverary of her death Thursday.
1 year ago
Vanessa Guillen anniversary: Family and lawmakers speak out
2 years ago

Top Army leaders fired, suspended from Fort Hood after Guillen investigation: Part 1

The Army said 14 people were punished for “leadership failures” in responding to sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations. Vanessa Guillen’s family has been fighting for more accountability.
2 years ago
Top Army leaders fired, suspended from Fort Hood after Guillen investigation: Part 1
2 years ago

14 senior Army leaders at Fort Hood fired or suspended after broad review

Senior Army leaders face disciplinary action following a broad review of Fort Hood launched in the wake of Vanessa Guillen's disappearance and death.
2 years ago
14 senior Army leaders at Fort Hood fired or suspended after broad review
2 years ago

Army suspends 14 leaders, enlisted personnel at Fort Hood

Eight months after the death of specialist Vanessa Guillen, 14 top leaders at Ft. Hood have been fired or suspended following an investigation into command climate and culture.
2 years ago
Army suspends 14 leaders, enlisted personnel at Fort Hood
2 years ago

How Vanessa Guillen’s family started a movement in the wake of her death: Part 2

Guillen’s death brought more attention to sexual assault and harassment in the military. The Army announced a new policy for when soldiers go missing but Guillen’s family is pushing for more.
2 years ago
How Vanessa Guillen’s family started a movement in the wake of her death: Part 2
2 years ago

Cecily Aguilar is questioned on her alleged involvement in Vanessa Guillen case: Part 7

According to court documents, Aguilar told authorities that Aaron Robinson confessed to her that he killed a female soldier on base, and they say Aguilar agreed to help get rid of the body.
2 years ago
Cecily Aguilar is questioned on alleged involvement in Vanessa Guillen case: Part 7
2 years ago

Bill named for Vanessa Guillen would reform sexual harassment reporting in military

The bipartisan "IAMVANESSAGUILLEN" bill, introduced on Capitol Hill, would reform how sexual assault and sexual harassment in the military are reported by victims
2 years ago
Bill named for Vanessa Guillen would reform sexual harassment reporting in military
2 years ago

'I Am Vanessa' – a 20/20 special preview

As Vanessa Guillen’s story sparks new outcry over military sexual harassment and assault, ABC News’ John Quinones speaks with other brave women raising their voices.
2 years ago
'I Am Vanessa' – a 20/20 special preview
2 years ago

Vanessa Guillen’s family navigates grief, closure in a memorial service: Part 11

The Guillen family met Tim Miller, the man instrumental in finding her. Hundreds gathered in Houston to remember and celebrate Guillen with a custom green casket and horse drawn carriage.
2 years ago
Vanessa Guillen’s family navigates grief, closure in a memorial service: Part 11
2 years ago

Army Secretary responds to unanswered questions in the Vanessa Guillen case: Part 10

Sec. Ryan McCarthy answered questions about Vanessa Guillen’s brutal murder and promised to “do everything in our power to never allow things like this to happen again, and to make enduring change.”
2 years ago
Army Secretary responds to unanswered questions in the Vanessa Guillen case: Part 10
2 years ago

Aaron Robinson flees Fort Hood after Vanessa Guillen’s body was found: Part 8

Specialist Aaron Robinson was kept under watch at Fort Hood as the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division built a case. After he learned they found Guillen’s body he fled and died by suicide.
2 years ago
Aaron Robinson flees Fort Hood after Vanessa Guillen’s body was found: Part 8
2 years ago

Public demands justice for Vanessa Guillen: Part 6

The #IAmVanessaGuillen movement empowered service members to come share their own stories of sexaual harassment within the military. Guillen’s body was found two months after her disappearance.
2 years ago
Public demands justice for Vanessa Guillen: Part 6
2 years ago

Army investigators obtain phone records in search for Vanessa Guillen: and Part 5

Cell phone records showed Specialist Robinson called his girlfriend multiple times in the middle of the night Guillen went missing. Pressure was building on Fort Hood to find Guillen.
2 years ago
Army investigators obtain phone records in search for Vanessa Guillen: and Part 5
2 years ago

Investigators find remains of missing Fort Hood soldier Gregory Wedel-Morales: Part 4

Gregory Wedel-Morales went missing in August 2016 and was considered AWOL, until June 2020 when the army, while looking for Vanessa Guillen, said a tip led them to the discovery of his remains.
2 years ago
Investigators find remains of missing Fort Hood soldier Gregory Wedel-Morales: Part 4
2 years ago

Vanessa Guillen’s family seeks help from public, creates national movement: Part 3

After Guillen’s family felt they weren’t getting answers from the Army, they sought help from their Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, hired a lawyer and began to get attention from across the country.
2 years ago
Vanessa Guillen’s family seeks help from public, creates national movement: Part 3
2 years ago

Search launched for Vanessa Guillen, mother says she was being harassed: Part 2

The day after Guillen vanished, military police were contacted and the Army’s criminal investigative division got involved. Guillen’s mom Gloria said Vanessa told her she was being sexually harassed.
2 years ago
Search launched for Vanessa Guillen, mother says she was being harassed: Part 2
2 years ago

Army soldier Vanessa Guillen vanishes from Fort Hood: Part 1

The family of the 20-year-old Houston native said she didn’t like being stationed at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. On April 22, Guillen stopped answering calls and text messages.
2 years ago
Army soldier Vanessa Guillen vanishes from Fort Hood: Part 1
2 years ago

Family builds national movement after Vanessa Guillen vanishes from Fort Hood: Part 1

Guillen stopped responding to calls and texts on April 22. Her mother, Gloria, said Vanessa was being sexually harassed at Ford Hood. Specialist Aaron Robinson was the last person who saw her.
2 years ago
Family builds national movement after Vanessa Guillen vanishes from Fort Hood: Part 1
2 years ago

Vanessa Guillen’s body found, suspect flees and dies by suicide: Part 2

Authorities say Aaron Robinson killed Guillen, then he and his girlfriend dismembered and buried her remains. Guillen’s family continues their quest for justice.
2 years ago
Vanessa Guillen’s body found, suspect flees and dies by suicide: Part 2
2 years ago

Army officials reveal new details in Vanessa Guillen case

Guillen's suspected killer was placed under the watch of an unarmed escort the day he fled.
2 years ago
Army officials reveal new details in Vanessa Guillen case