A Soldier confessed to sexually assaulting SSG Mary Valdez while attending a single Soldiers retreat in Hawaii. She trusted him because he also served in the US Army. She is sharing her story to help fellow Army Professionals understand how to survive after being sexually assaulted.
This video case-study on PFC Schuette, addresses the crisis of sexual harassment and sexual assault through the lens of the Army Profession with a particular focus on the trust relationships that are the bedrock of the Army Profession. The accompanying facilitator's guide enables small group discussion about how the crime of sexual assault and a culture that enables sexual harassment contradicts all essential characteristics of the Army Profession.
CSM Julie Guerra was the victim of sexual assault as a Private First Class. Her unit's leadership set a standard which she now uses to train and educate her leaders on how to handle these cases. She is sharing her story to help fellow Army professionals better understand the needs of sexual assault victims, in order to eradicate this crime that undermines trust and tarnishes our Army Profession.
SPC Jarett Wright was hazed and sexually assaulted while deployed to Iraq in 2010. He is sharing his story to prevent similar acts from happening to others.