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It includes any sexual activity in which one is involved against one’s will – he or she may have been pressured into sexual activities (for example, with threats of negative consequences for refusing to be sexually cooperative or with implied faster promotions or better treatment in exchange for sex), may have been unable to consent to sexual activities (for example, when intoxicated), or may have been physically forced into sexual activities.
Other experiences that fall into the category of MST include unwanted sexual touching or grabbing; threatening, offensive remarks about a person’s body or sexual activities; and/or threatening or unwelcome sexual advances.
"It's a bit like questioning a diagnosis based on a patient's version of her doctor visit without actually seeing any of the lab tests, x-rays, prevailing standards of care, or examining the patient at the time."The official also said that "many" victims of sexual assault in the military receive honorable discharges and also noted cases where that may not be the case due to other factors that outweigh the victimization, such as drug use or stealing.
The statement also listed an array of assistance and services that are provided to those who reported they have been sexually assaulted.
Her main problem was that I didn't salute to her when I entered the room," said Willis.
"They gave me extra duties...a week after the assault I had to clean the men's latrines."The military, in an email to CNN, rejected the report's conclusions and said it had no idea how Human Rights Watch came up with its calculations because there's no indication the group reviewed service records.
All Veterans seen at Veterans Health Administration facilities are asked about experiences of sexual trauma because we know that any type of trauma can affect a person’s physical and mental health, even many years later. You do not need to have reported the incident(s) when they happened or have other documentation that they occurred.
You may be able to receive this MST-related care even if you are not eligible for other VA services.
To receive these services, you do not need a VA service-connected disability rating, to have reported the incident when it happened, or have other documentation that it occurred.
"Within two weeks of filing a report, they [staff sergeants] said I was causing problems," Willis told CNN. It's a pseudonym used in a report Thursday from Human Rights Watch that is aimed at drawing attention to what it says are victims of sex assaults in the military who are given improper discharges, rather than the assistance they need, and the problems that causes for them after they are out of the service."I went to the commander's office, she acted like it was nothing.
The more they ignored my report, the more arrogant he [the attacker] became." Willis isn't her real name.