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Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland 1996: The U.S. Army's most extensively reported sexual abuse scandal on record is uncovered by Major General Robert Shadley.
Known as GAM or "Game ala Military " an entire network of senior male instructors is in competition to sexually assault and exploit the young female trainees in their charge. Immersed in a battle unlike anything he'd been trained to fight Shadley must unravel the game bring the players to justice and get help for a record number of victims. Now retired Major General Shadley continues to advocate for the estimated 19 000 military service members who are sexually assaulted each year. In this gripping story he sheds light on a problem that's still sadly far from being solved and provides lessons in real leadership through crisis.
Robert D. Shadley Major General U.S. Army (Retired)
During his distinguished thirty-three year military career General Robert D. Shadley guided more than 3 500 military service members in combat and over 20 000 students in training. Following his service he held key leadership positions at Alliant Techsystems Inc. and as a senior mentor providing logistics expertise to U.S. Army units prior to deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.
General Shadley is called upon to train and speak on sexual harassment and assault response and prevention at U.S. Army installations around the country.
He also serves as a leading expert to national newspaper radio and television news organizations on the subject of sexual assault in the military.
General Shadley retired from active duty in 2000 following a distinguished
thirty-three year military career serving in key command and staff assignments including combat tours in Vietnam and Operation Desert Shield/Storm. His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal the Defense Superior Service Medal the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters and the Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster.
Shadley and his wife Ellie reside in Wayzata MN. To learn more about the author please visit www.shadleyeditions.com.