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I was sexually assaulted while i was in the military. I went…

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I was sexually assaulted...

I was sexually assaulted while i was in the military. I went to captains mast as a victim/witness. Would it be in my service record?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

It happened when i was in Philadelphia

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

Pennsylvania

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

It happened in 2001

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Can you tell me, what is it you are trying to accomplish? Is this related to a VA claim?

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