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. -
Herald/CATRINA RAWSON - Becky Mercaldi speaks as Carmen Lavoy listens during a women’s support group meeting Tuesday. The discussion focused on anger and ways to channel it into constructive behavior. The women meet weekly to talk about a variety of topics.
Herald/CATRINA RAWSON - Rebecca Clark gestures with her hands while speaking Tuesday at a women’s support group meeting at Bringing Everyone in the Zone in Killeen. The group meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays.