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Red, White, Black and Blue: A Review of the Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence  

Author:  Eve  Darcy (not her real name).; Kate  Summers.

Source: Volume 07, Number 05, June/July 2002 , pp.65-68(4)

Domestic Violence Report

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This article reviews the Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence, including its first year findings, recommendations, initial report and implementation of its recommendations. It also provides a historical perspective and context for domestic violence within a special population, the military community. It begins with a first-person account of a case of domestic violence in a military context.

Keywords: Military Protective Order; O’Neill v. U. S.; LaFrancis v. U.S.; “Improving the US Armed Forces Response to Violence Against Women: Recommendations for Change”; “Violence Against Women Associated with the Military”

Affiliations:  1: survivor of domestic violence within the military community; 2: Advocacy Director at The Miles Foundation.

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