Battling the Storm Within

Monday, August 28, 2017

For These Women Veterans, It Wasn’t Combat Trauma That Led To PTSD

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Connie Davis was afraid to go into the bathroom. Fire escapes and stairwells at the Air Force bases where she was stationed also stirred fear.

Enemies within the ranks could be lurking in such secluded spots.
But Airman Davis, who started as a mechanic after joining the Air Force in 1974, said she was sexually assaulted despite her efforts to avoid places where she might be vulnerable.


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