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Capital Public Radio: Military Sexual Assault Survivors Ask State for More Support

Protect Our Defenders’ member Kate Weber is featured in this report from Capital Public Radio:

Veteran Kate Weber was 18 and had only been in the Army for a few months when she was raped by her superior. She later reported the assault to a female officer.

“I told her what happened. I told her the name and everything. And she said, I know him, he has a pregnant wife. He would never do that.” – Katie Weber, Army veteran

“And she went to his office and, in front of all his co-workers, told him, you better go shut up that red-head over there, because she’s telling people you raped her,” Weber said.

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