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June 17th, 2012
08:34 AM ET

Women soldiers sexually assaulted largely ignored

Randi Kaye talks to a former Marine who says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Marine while on duty. She was discharged a year later. Listen to her painful story.

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  1. Randy Johnson

    Of course they are ignored. Fellow soldiers are the last resort before you can get to Vietnam or Afganastan or Iraq to 'get lucky' – just one of the perks of the job. That is why lots of men enlist in the first place. If it isn't for the fun of killing, it is the prospect of 'doing' someone. Actually I sould edit my comment to exclude Vietnam – those young men were 'drafted' – they had no choice. In 2003 people should have been a little more intelligent – but for the afore mentioned reasons I guess not. Oh well – my comment will 'await moderation' as usual. Thanks in advance CNN for not posting a comment that hits the nail on the finger – after all it does hurt!

    June 24, 2012 at 2:02 am |
  2. Randy Johnson

    Wow – comments that hit finger 'nails on the head' are actually posted now. My suggestion would be that the USA should not get into wars that are not supported by the international community – and if women, blacks, gays – (you know the stereotype) – are now allowed to join the stupidity, then at least accept them. This is contingent of course on the presumtion that you are there because you have not really been brainwashed by people like George Bush and are there just to have some fun – and of course make some money. Forgive me if you are one of those that just wants to 'serve your nation' – don't worry lots of yong Nazi dudes got sucked in the same way. So lets just all hope that sexual abuse, gay abuse – and of course (collateral damage) is brought to the attention of the 'superiors' – Just like the movie 'A Few Good Men' we were all furious about abuse at Gitmo – and guess what? – 10 years after the movie was made George Bush made it into a legal torture chamber. Wow – America has progressed so much but things have still stayed the same.

    June 24, 2012 at 2:33 am |

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