Son finds out father was raped in the Navy.

Dan Cole, son of a United States Navy sailor I came across this website when I was doing research on rape in the Navy. My father served in the Navy from 1946-1958. I was watching the news with my mother and a young woman was being interviewed about a rape in the Navy. My mother … Continue reading Son finds out father was raped in the Navy.

Male sailor went AWOL to avoid being repeatedly gang raped

Heath Phillips, United States Navy I joined the Navy at 17 yrs old. 5 days after my 17th birthday I was in boot camp. I went aboard the USS Butte AE27. Within the first weekend I was sexually attacked by a group of 6 men. I reported it to my command to be told I … Continue reading Male sailor went AWOL to avoid being repeatedly gang raped

Sailor drugged and raped by 3 Army Soldiers

Rebcaa Blumer, United States Navy On February 13, 2010, I was drugged and raped by 3 Army Soldiers the day before they shipped off to Afghanistan. I was beaten and bloody and bruised and washed by my rapists. I reported my rape to the ER the next morning. I decided to go unrestricted in my … Continue reading Sailor drugged and raped by 3 Army Soldiers

Mother of an Active Duty sailor call for help.

I'm not sure where to start, by baby girl just emailed me from her ship this weekend and told me of her being raped. She said it happened just a day or so before deployment which was more than a two months ago and that it was a man she is directly working under. I … Continue reading Mother of an Active Duty sailor call for help.

Julie writes about her Rape in the US Navy

Julie, United States Navy I was 25 years old when I enlisted in the Navy. I worked so hard to lose the weight and to achieve a dream which was serving my country. I left for boot camp in August 2004. I graduated from boot camp and then went to CS A school in San … Continue reading Julie writes about her Rape in the US Navy

Jenny, a United States sailor explains why she is part of the Military Sexual Trauma lawsuit.

My reasons for being part of the lawsuit against the DOD are as follows: I am a mother of children that may one day -against all of my pleading- consider military service. The next time that I hear “Zero Tolerance,” I want it t be closer to a reality. There is right now, this minute, … Continue reading Jenny, a United States sailor explains why she is part of the Military Sexual Trauma lawsuit.

My Military Experience Mirrored an Abusive Childhood.

Jen STG2 United States Navy Gandhi said: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win." I grew up in a seemingly normal barely middle class home. What I mean by barely middle class was that I was born to two unemployed college students who moved from their … Continue reading My Military Experience Mirrored an Abusive Childhood.

Sailor reports rape in 2009

Jennifer, United States Navy I am Jennifer. I enlisted in the United States Navy in 2006. In 2009 I was raped by a Lieutenant on my ship. The rape was immediately reported and a rape kit examination was performed. My victim advocate gave me a lecture on drinking.She told me that I should never leave … Continue reading Sailor reports rape in 2009