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Senate Hearing: Service Members and Martha Mcsally

senate hearing: The Arizona Republican, a 26-year military veteran, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur, according to CTV. Lawmakers also heard from other service members who spoke of being sexually assaulted and humiliated while serving their country. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she felt like the system was raping me all over again. McSally said she did not report being raped because she did not trust the system and was ashamed and confused. She was in the ninth class at the Air Force Academy to allow women, and she said sexual harassment and assault were prevalent. She said she was impressed and grateful to the survivors who came forward to help change the system. ( As reported in the news.