Anonymous, United States Army I wanted to join the military since I was about 12, although no one in my family had ever joined. I had been enamored with it after seeing the Navy women in my hometime in their beautiful uniforms. The Army got me, instead, after being convinced by the Army recruiter. That … Continue reading Solider recalls surviving multiple assaults, harassment and domestic violence.
Panayiota Bertzikis, United States Coast Guard and Luisa Valdez, United States Army share their story about being raped while serving in the US Armed Forces. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/30/1095847/-Military-Sexual-Trauma-An-Epidemic
Valori Slaughter, United States Army My name is Valori Slaughter, I joined the Army on December 16, of 1996 and was discharged February 7, 2008 after over eleven years of honorable service. I left the Army with a misconduct narrative because I spoke out and stood up for my rights. This is my whole story: … Continue reading The rapes of a U.S Soldier.
Editor's note: The following statement was originally posted on our facebook wall. Anonymous, United States Army Serving a tour of duty for female soldiers, even when it was times of peace, was very much like being a pow. You couldn't get out, you couldn't get help, you were called names and don't ask don't tell … Continue reading Rape in the Army
Anonymous, United States Army My rape happened when I and a male friend had duty (CQ) the same night which mean we were both off work the next day. He had an apartment off the waters and we both thought it would be cool to chill together and drink while everyone else was working. I … Continue reading Raped by a fellow soldier
that1chick, United States Army In 1995 I was Department of the Army selected (DA Selected) to be a recruiter. It was the most exciting time of my military career. Shortly after I finished recruiter school, I was promoted to Staff Sergeant. I believed in the Army and the NCO Creed and tried my hardest to … Continue reading United States Army recruiter RAPED
Anonymous, United States Army I am a 28 years old Army war veteran. I am suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that resulted from being raped while serving. I am a student attending a small yet prestigious liberal art college. There have been talk on here about military sexual assault survivors returning to college and … Continue reading Army War veteran/MST veteran adjusting to going back to school.
Col. Michael Robertson – a Fort Bliss officer with nearly 40 years of service and commanded the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Afghanistan, will only spend three months in military prison after he was convicted today of sexual harassment and assault; a punishment that most find to be a slap in the face for sexual … Continue reading Army Officer convicted of sexual harassment and assault . Allowed to keep full retirement pension.
Jana, United States Army Well, here it is.. another night I am up crying and shaking, and with every second my eyes are closed tight, all I can see are the filthy pigs on top of me. Maybe talking about it will finally help me release some resentment I have held since my deployment in … Continue reading Soldier writes about her rapes.
Mary V. United States Army In 2007 I was raped 6 months into my services with the Army. I reported the rape and my rapist were never prosecuted. Instead, I was viewed as being mentally unstable and as a result lost my career in 2008. In 2009 I enrolled in school to take advantage of … Continue reading MST Veteran feels left out