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June 11, 1992 | From Associated Press
The Army said Wednesday that an Army officer was sexually assaulted after she was captured during the Persian Gulf War. The incident involved Maj. Rhonda Cornum, who was captured after her helicopter was shot down over Iraq. The matter first came to light Monday during testimony before the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Military. The panel is looking into the issue of women serving in combat-oriented military jobs.
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March 25, 2005 | From Associated Press
An Air Force senior airman who said she was raped while on duty in Iraq has received a bad-conduct discharge and eight months in confinement after she pleaded guilty to several charges, including drug use. The 25-year-old woman was sentenced Wednesday by an Air Force judge after a court-martial. She had pleaded guilty to possession and use of cocaine, obstruction of justice and being absent without leave, a lesser offense than desertion.
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March 25, 2005 | From Associated Press
An Air Force senior airman who said she was raped while on duty in Iraq has received a bad-conduct discharge and eight months in confinement after she pleaded guilty to several charges, including drug use. The 25-year-old woman was sentenced Wednesday by an Air Force judge after a court-martial. She had pleaded guilty to possession and use of cocaine, obstruction of justice and being absent without leave, a lesser offense than desertion.
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June 11, 1992 | From Associated Press
The Army said Wednesday that an Army officer was sexually assaulted after she was captured during the Persian Gulf War. The incident involved Maj. Rhonda Cornum, who was captured after her helicopter was shot down over Iraq. The matter first came to light Monday during testimony before the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Military. The panel is looking into the issue of women serving in combat-oriented military jobs.
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