Posts Tagged: Women

The Murder of Military Women Continues

This is an important article by Hawai’i’s own Ann Wright.  The violence against women in the military and in military households is epidemic and shocking in its brutality.  Are military and public officials asking themselves why? Published on Monday, October 6, 2008 by CommonDreams.org ‘My Daughter’s Dream Became a Nightmare': The Murder of Military Women… Read more »

Women Building Genuine Security

This is an excellent description of the International Women’s Network Against Militarism by Gwyn Kirk, one of the founding members. http://www.feministafrica.org/uploads/File/Issue%2010/profile.pdf Building Genuine Security: The International Women’s Network Against Militarism Gwyn Kirk We are very pleased to have the following description of our Network included in this issue of Feminist Africa because of our concern… Read more »

Kaneohe Marine arrested in sex assault

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2008 Marine arrested in sex assault Police arrested an 18-year-old Marine Saturday who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in Kaneohe. The woman told police the man touched her inappropriately while she was inside his vehicle, then prevented her from leaving and from calling the police shortly… Read more »

Rape in the U.S. military

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oew-marshall30jan30,0,510658.story Rape in the U.S. military How a fraternal culture and a habit of blaming the victim leave sexual violence unexamined and unpunished. By Lucinda Marshall January 30, 2008 Anne K. Ream’s recent Op-Ed sheds much needed light on how the U.S. military continues to trivialize rape and sexual assault committed by members of the… Read more »

Kaneohe Marine charged with sex assault of teen

Posted at 9:38 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Kaneohe Marine charged with sex assault of teen Advertiser Staff A Kane’ohe-based Marine is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail tonight after being indicted on eight sex-assault involving a 14-year-old girl. Hugo Ismael Valentin Jr., 39, had been charged Jan. 7 with one count of first-degree… Read more »

Schofield Soldier Charged with Exposing Himself

Schofield Soldier Charged with Exposing Himself Written by Tina Chau – tchau@kgmb9.com September 26, 2007 03:38 AM Kenneth Stanley, 22, was in his military garb when his mug shot was taken. The soldier was arrested at Schofield Barracks and has been charged with exposing himself to young girls as they walked home from school. Police… Read more »

Soldier Arrested for flashing girls in Mililani

Suspected Flasher Arrested By: Mari-Ela David MILILANI (KHNL) – There’s been a recent rash of crime near Mililani High School, but Honolulu police say they’ve made at least one arrest to keep the area safe. Officers arrested a man at Schofield Tuesday morning. 23-year-old Kenneth Stanley is suspected of flashing females ages 12 to 16…. Read more »

6th International Meeting of Women Resisting Militarism

6th International Meeting of Women Resisting Militarism: San Francisco, CA The International Women’s Network Against Militarism’s 6th international meeting: Women Working for Human Rights, Sustainability and Everyday Security. This meeting brings together 80 women from Korea, Okinawa, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, Philippines, mainland Japan and the U.S. to share information and strategize about the negative… Read more »

Soldier gets life with no parole for killing fellow GI

Soldier gets life with no parole for killing fellow GI By Rosemarie Bernardo rbernardo@starbulletin.com A seven-member jury sentenced Spc. Jeffery White to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering Spc. Felicia LaDuke. White showed no emotion when his sentence was announced in a courtroom yesterday at Wheeler Army Airfield. The court-martial jury… Read more »

Soldier faces life in prison for murder

Soldier faces life in prison for murder The Schofield driver is found guilty of killing the mother of his child By Rosemarie Bernardo rbernardo@starbulletin.com A court-martial jury found Spc. Jeffery White guilty yesterday of premeditated murder of Spc. Felicia LaDuke on Oct. 7, 2005. White, a truck driver with the 325th Brigade Support Battalion, faces… Read more »