Does Military Service Turn Young Men into Sexual Predators?
By Penny Coleman. Posted October 22, 2009
Every day, for four years as a West Point cadet, Tara Krause lived and worked alongside the men who had gang-raped her.
Still, she managed to graduate in 1982. She served as a field artillery officer during the Cold War and was attached to the 518th Military Intelligence Brigade during the Gulf War. In what she calls “an act of incredible self-destruction,” she married a three-tour Vietnam vet in 1985 and, for the next eight years, lived “the private hell of his PTSD.” story