LIVE: Congressional hearing on increase in military sex assaults

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on pending legislation regarding sexual assaults in the military. At the witness table, from left are, Judge Advocate General of the Coast Guard Rear Adm. Frederick J. Kenney Jr.; Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr.; Staff Judge Advocate to the Marine Corps Commandant Maj. Gen. Vaughn A. Ary; Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos; Judge Advocate General of the Army Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman; Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Dempsey; Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Brig. Gen. Richard C. Gross; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert; Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi; Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III; and Judge Advocate General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard C. Harding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Watch a historic hearing about the rising rate of sexual assaults in the military and a contentious bill that would change how military sex crimes are prosecuted.

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