Trauma in the military can be caused by the severe psychological toll or, as new evidence suggests, by the exposure to blasts. However, there is a specific kind of trauma that can compound the stress of being in the combat zone. It’s military sexual trauma, experienced by both men and women. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 55 percent of women and 38 percent of men using the VA health care system say they experienced sexual harassment while in the military. Sabrina, a member of the U.S. Army for 16 years, shares her battle with trauma in her own words.

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