"I am also a military sexual assault survivor," Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., told a hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services on Wednesday. "But unlike so many brave survivors, I didn't report being sexually assaulted. Like so many women and men, I didn't trust the system at the time." McSally said that, years after being "preyed upon and raped" by a superior officer, she shared her story and was horrified at how her attempt to share her experiences were handled, and that she considered quitting the Air Force. "Like many victims, I felt the system was raping me all over again," she said, pausing. "But I didn't quit."

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