Reports of sexual assault in the military are at an all-time high. This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with Senator Kay Hagan and the program manager with Camp Lejeune’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program to find out what’s being done to assist victims and reduce military assault. The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the Public Radio East stations. Catch the rebroadcast Saturday at noon on PRE Public Radio East News and Ideas Network.
This week on the Down East Journal, we talk to a local nonprofit on their efforts to open a shelter to help young boys victimized through sex trafficking. The Greenville home would be the first of its kind in the country. And, a fascinating look at 3D printers; how they work, and how they're being used at East Carolina University.