Military sexual trauma survivor helps others overcome abuse
Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:00 pm
Herald/CATRINA RAWSON - Tammy Figueroa listens during a women’s support group meeting Tuesday at Bringing Everyone in the Zone in Killeen. The group talks about various topics, including military sexual trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. “I’m a survivor of MST,” Figueroa told the group, using the acronym often used to describe the unwanted, persistent advances or sexual assault that one in five female veterans and one in 100 male veterans have experienced, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. -
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