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Tsongas: ‘A Matter of National Security’

Posted by POD Staff, January 24th, 2013

The Lowell Sun reports on Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Board Member Jennifer Norris:

“You’re stuck,” Jennifer Norris told the committee. “If you want a career, you don’t want to say anything because you get retaliated against.” Norris, who said she medically retired in 2010 with post-traumatic stress disorder, said the Air Force and the other military branches have a sexual assault epidemic and a broken system of justice.

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