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Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Protections for Military Whistleblowers

Posted in Government Whistleblowers, Legislation
American Heroes IIU.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today introduced the Legal Justice for Servicemembers Act. This legislation would strengthen the protections for military whistleblowers and ensure that servicemembers receive the justice they deserve. The legislation would ensure that claims of retaliation are fairly and thoroughly investigated by allowing servicemembers… Continue Reading

AP: DoD Inspector General’s Office’s “Demoralized” Staff Rejects Over 90% of Whistleblower Claims

Posted in Government Whistleblowers, National Security, News
This morning, the AP released a story detailing the failure of the Department of Defense Inspector General’s (DoD IG) office to perform it’s two essential functions: (a) protect military whistleblowers and (b)investigate their claims. As one whistleblower in the story says: "They are supposed to serve as the conscience of the Department of Defense. And they’re not." The AP used Freedom of Information Act… Continue Reading