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The U.S. military received a record number of sexual assault reports in 2016, the Pentagon said on Monday, calling it a sign of service members’ trust in the system. Service members reported 6,172 cases of sexual assault in 2016 compared to 6,082 last year, an annual military report showed. This was a sharp jump from 2012 when 3,604 cases were reported. “We see the increase in rates of reporting as an indicator of a continued trust in our response and support systems,” said Elizabeth Van Winkle, performing the duties of assistant secretary of defense for readiness, at a press conference.