3-15-19 national guard investigation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin are demanding the National Guard launch a comprehensive review of the Wisconsin National Guard’s policies and procedures for reporting and investigating sexual assault.  Evers and Baldwin both wrote Thursday to Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau in Washington. They demanded he launch the review in light of allegations of sexual assault and harassment within the Guard dating back to 2002. The U.S. Air Force is already investigating the allegations at Baldwin’s request.  Evers and Baldwin wrote that they want on-site interviews at all major Wisconsin National Guard locations, a review of all sexual assault allegations, a survey of the Wisconsin National Guard’s culture. Baldwin says she wants a report that includes a “top to bottom look” at all sexual assault and harassment investigation.