In Senate hearing, McSally says she was raped in Air Force

In Senate hearing, McSally says she was raped in Air Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she “felt like the system was raping me all over again.”

The Arizona Republican, a 26-year military veteran, made the disclosure Wednesday at a Senate hearing on the military’s efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur.

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