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He went AWOL after being sexually assaulted. After 30 years, the Navy finally believed him

Protect Our Defenders Advisory Board member and survivor, Health Philips, was featured in The Washington Post:

The first time Heath Phillips told his superiors that he had been sexually assaulted, he was called a liar and a homesick mama’s boy… After 30 years, finally, the Navy said it believed him.

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