U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
military sexual trauma (MST) as sexual harassment that is
threatening or physical assault of a sexual nature. These traumas occur
when a person is in the military. The location, the genders of the
people involved, and their relationship do not matter.
To watch testimony before Congress about what military sexual trauma is and how it affects a veteran's life; and/or to watch several informational news reports (CBS and NBC) about military sexual trauma, click here.