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Volume 14, Issue 31 Friday, April 19, 2013


Photo Of The Weekby Mar Andrew Embestro Liberty ProgramUnaccompanied Troopers are encour aged to check out this months Liberty calen dar to see what events are going on around the base. Upcoming activities include Satur days Cache In, Trash Out, an Earth Daythemed geocache tournament. Sign up your team of three or four by today, and meet at Deer Point Liberty Center at 9 a.m. Volunteer hours will be given, and the fastest team through the trek and the most amount of trash by weight wins. Also on tap are night Tuesday at 7 p.m., a throw back movie night on April 29 at 8 p.m., and a sunset cruise and There is also free bowling every Wednesday at 9 a.m. For more information, contact 2010 or libertygtmo@yahoo.com. ALERT PROTECT YOUR INFO! What is an adversary? PSEC People or groups who mean to do us harm are called a threat, but to be an adversary they have to have two things capability and intent. Have you ever heard someone give a threat? Unless they can actually act on it, its just that a threat. But, if someone can act, then that makes them an adversary. There are many threats to our information, so we must always use OPSEC and common sense to protect it before someone can act. If an adversary doesnt know the plan, then they cant try to stop it. Knowing what information a potential adversary knows, or wants to know, helps to keep them from acting against us. Dont give information to an adversary. Be safe. Use OPSEC! Only at GTMO by Spc. David Marquis Capt. Richard StoltzCommander, Joint Medical Group Ccommand orner COMMAND CORNER THE WIRE | PAGE 2 THE WIRE | PAGE 3 JTF GuantanamoCommander Rear Adm. John W. Smith Jr. Deputy Commander Army Brig. Gen. James Lettko Senior Enlisted Leader Marine Sgt. Maj. Scott Smith Office of Public Affairs Director Navy Capt. Robert Durand: 9928 Deputy Director Army Lt. Col. Sam House: 9927 Operations Officer Army Maj. Alvin Phillips Senior Enlisted Leader Army Staff Sgt. Michael Davis Jr.: 3499The WireSenior Editor Army Sgt. Jonathan Monfiletto Assistant Editor Spc. Raechel Haynes Photo Editor Army Sgt. Ferdinand Thomas Layout Editor Spc. Cody Campana Webmaster/Copy Editor Spc. Chalon Hutson Photojournalist Spc. Jessica RandonContact usEditors Desk: 3651 Commercial: 011-5399-3651 DSN: 660-3651 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/wire/wire.html Joint Task Force Guantanamo Safe Humane Legal Transparent Cover: Army Staff Sgt. Casey Gore manages to crack a smile through exhaustion after running 26.2 miles in featured one of the only such races run completely on a military installation, and more than half of the race disINDEXThe Wire April 19, 2013Movie review: 42 Flag football tournament Hutsons History Something Distant GTMO Marathon Trooper Focus IG on using profanityThe WIRE is the official news magazine of Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is produced by the JTF Public Affairs Office to inform and educate the Troopers of JTF Guantanamo through news, features, command guidance, sports and entertainment. This DoD news magazine is an authorized publication for the members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The WIRE are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is printed by Defense Logistics Agency Document Services with a circulation of 1,250.4 5 6 8 10 12 15 NEWS FROM THE BAY It has been a great honor for me to serve as commander of the Joint Medical Group and commanding officer of U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay for the past two years. The mission of Joint Task Force Guantanamo is historic and much more com Throughout my tour, Ive been impressed by everyones hard work and dedication to this important assignment. Your efforts have inspired me, and Ive learned and grown from working with you. The leadership team at JTF has been out standing. They take the time to listen to our concerns and advocate for our needs. Across JTF, its been a pleasure to work with so many talented professionals. Our medical team has consistently received helpful assistance with daily operations and in planning for the long term healthcare needs of our population. In particular, I have developed a great admiration for all who work directly with the detainees on a regular basis. Under adverse circumstances, your characters have been tested in ways that many of us never experience. Despite this, you retain your composure and professionalism and do the calm and prudent things necessary to maintain everyones safety, security, and health. Your ability to hold the high moral ground and routinely display courage and integrity is most commendable. I also greatly appreciate the tremendous support our medical team has received from the naval station. Whether it was helping with medical evacuation flights, managing to find housing for our visitors, assisting with movement of lab samples, or effec tively responding to numerous facility and personnel issues, the naval station staff has persistently been an enormous help to us. The staff of the Marine Corps Security Force Company, which guards the fenceline, and those involved in migrant operations have also been a pleasure to work with. We are grateful for the cooperation and support you have given us. It has been the duty of our medical team to provide the full spectrum of healthcare services for everyone at GTMO, from prevention to inpatient care, and to ensure that all are ready for operational and disaster response. Under our banner of protecting public health, we have routinely tested for mold, checked mosquitoes for disease, variety of tropical infec tions, executed food safety inspections, and from contracting preventable illnesses. When individuals presented any healthcare concerns, whether they were minor aches and pains, serious symptoms, or major injuries, we have sought to provide the highest qual ity of care we can with the resources we have. As I prepare to depart, I am confident that the medical staff will continue to strive to meet everyones healthcare needs and further improve our services. It has been an honor for all of us to care for you. The leadership team at JTF has been outstand-ing. They take the time to listen to our con-cerns and advocate for our needs. Across JTF, its been a pleasure to work with so many tal-ented professionals.


FEATURE THE WIRE | PAGE 5 MWR holds flag football Tournament Sixty-six years ago, a man achieved some thing that many thought was impossible or not viable in a segregated world. Monday marked the 66th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson set foot on Ebbets Field as a Brooklyn Dodger and became the first black man to play Major League Baseball. He broke the baseball color line and contributed significantly to the Civil Rights Movement. Therefore, what a great time to produce a major motion picture that honors Robinsons legacy and major achievement. tells the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Despite the conflict and anguish Robinson may have endured, this biopic doesnt display fast car chase scenes, intense 10-minute brawls or cinematic low camera angles, layered over a great score to display triumph after depression, but this film does show you his fight to win. However, its a different kind of fight you will see Robinsons (Chadwick Boseman, The Kill Hole) guts to not fight back more accurately said to him by Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford, Cowboys and Aliens). glorifies the life of Jack Roosevelt Robinson and displays him as a hero who goes through struggles. Whats triumphant about the film is the portrayal of his will to overcome adversity. And because of that, I believe this film has and will continue to receive much respect amongst both movie critics and regular popcorn munchers. Yes, Jackie Robinson is known for being the recipient of the inaugural MLB Rookie of the Year Award in 1947, selected for six consecutive All-Star Games, and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962 to name a few. A Knights Tale director Brian Helgeland, how ever, took this opportunity to focus on Robinsons journey before and during his rookie days with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Helgeland did well in discouraging racism and emphasized how, based on his talents, Robinsons jersey number should have been the main focus during that time in history hence the title of the film. With the help of Robinsons wife, Rachel Robinson, as a consultant in the film, Helgeland did a great job at showing what life was like for a black man during the days of Jim Crow Laws and what Robinson went through as an athlete playing in an all-white male sport at that time in history. Despite the struggles in the film, Helgeland makes a lot of room for humor and gives balance to the two. I felt Helgelands approach in humanizing Robinson was a success. Similar to his story line and direction in A Knights Tale, Helgeland focused more on the characters in the film and the dreams and struggles they possessed. There were many subtext elements in the film. The acting for the most part made the film believable. Bosemans portrayal of Robinson was great; Im quite sure he had a lot of help from Rachel. Ford was almost unrecognizable as Rickey. Also, as unlikeable as he was in this film, Alan Tudyk (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer) did well in playing the role of Ben Chapmen, then manager of the Phillies. Although I felt the movie was a bit too long, it gives a lot of historical information about Robinson, Major League baseball in 1947 and what transpired from the combined history. It is definitely an inspirational film. And what better reference to relate to Robinsons life than Brooklyn a part of a city where they say if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. This is an all around great film. I give 42 four banana rats.Like a medieval battle, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay residents charged at one another Saturday during a Morale, Welfare, and Recreation flag football tournament. The participants seemed determined to earn the respect that could only be won on the field against the other teams. Though most of the teams seemed high spirited, some teams were not able to show up and fight for the glory. We had a total of 11 [teams] register, but unfortunately we had a couple of teams that had command commitments come up last second, so they had to drop out, said Jim Holbert, the MWR sports coordinator. We are starting today with seven [teams]. Even though some of the teams were unable to contend, the remaining seven teams were as competitive as ever. There is a lot of rust we have to shake off, said Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Hamilton, captain of the team Militia. Were going to have to score more points if were going to win. Some of these people put points up right and left, and we are going to have to keep up with them. Just past noon, the first game began with the tropical heat beating on each player. Luckily, the games were not very long for onlookers, but for the players the heat may have dragged the games on forever. Its single elimination, because its hot out here, its during the day, and with flag foot ball youre out here running around a lot. [ The games are] two 20-minute halves, and its a running clock until the last two minutes of the second half, Holbert said. The clock will stop on dead balls and time-outs. We give them a five-minute half time so each game runs an average of about 50 minutes. The rules for the flag football teams seemed to compliment the toughness of some of their military members football style yet were strict enough to keep participants safe. It is just the basic flag football rules, but there are a couple of small things we have changed for Guantanamo Bay, but its nothing that someone would really notice, Holbert said. We follow rules that are for college sports, and they dont let you have any contact when you block, but here we let that go a little bit. The rules may have had a few changes, but the prize for winning is what nearly all would expect. The only difference is that the prizes have become more exclusive. The winning team gets one team trophy, Holbert said. Usually, we have some for individuals and second place, but due to the budget cuts we cant purchase any more trophies. Excitment seemed to conquer the day, but bragging rights would eventually go to team Militia after winning the tournament. We came here to win, not to lose, Hamilton said. Movie Review PG-13 THE WIRE | PAGE 4 MOVIE REVIEW By Army Staff Sgt. MIchael E. Davis Jr. 42


Saturday, April 27 2 6 pm Saturday, April 27 2 6 pm Celebrating Month of the Military Child FOOD: Food Vendors (Call 55371 to sign up) Drink Tent (Soda, Water, Beer) Coolers are welcome and encouraged THE WIRE | PAGE 6 FEA TURE After Christopher Columbus discovered the America and European nations colonized much of the two con tinents, Spain controlled most of South America and the Caribbean islands. Cuba, especially held great value to the Spanish, and remained a Spanish colony for centuries. Several attempted Cuban revolutions in the 1800s were shut down by the Spanish. This allowed President William McKinley and Congress to defend the U.S. Monroe Doctrine, which for bid further colonization by European nations in the Americas, and justify the U.S. to declare war on Spain in 1898. In June of 1898, the SpanishAmerican War began when U.S. forces attacked Guantanamo Bay, from the sea with a fleet led by Rear Adm. William T. Sampson, and on land with a Marine battalion under the command of Col. Robert W. Huntington. After the invasion, the Marines secured the bay and the U.S. moved on, alongside Cuban forces, to help liberate Cuba from the Spanish. The Spanish-American War lasted a relatively short amount of time, with the two nations coming to an agreement in August of 1898. The war took place in several theatres, which also included the Philippines and Puerto Rico. One reason the war in Cuba would be remembered, aside of U.S. occupation of Guantanamo Bay, were soon to be president, Theodore Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders. This was a cavalry group of volunteers, led by Roosevelt, which assisted in several key victories in the war. After Cuba was rid of Spanish rule, the Republic of Cuba was cre ated, with U.S. forces still stationed at Guantanamo Bay. The United States and Cuba would soon enter into an agreement, regarding the sovereignty of the area. In 1903, the U.S., under the leader ship of now President Roosevelt, leased the area from the Republic of Cuba with certain conditions. These conditions included that the U.S. will use the area for coaling and naval stations, Cuban trade vessels will have free passage through the waters, and the U.S. is to pay an annual lease fee of $2000 in gold. Several additional agreements over the years, along with the Treaty of 1934, would amend parts of the agreement. Regardless of Cubas change in government, the treaty still stands and U.S. service members remain at what now is known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.by Spc. Chalon Hutson How did the US acquire GTMO?


FEATUREFEATURE THE WIRE | PAGE 9 THE WIRE | PAGE 8 Interview and Photos by Spc. Jessica RandonQ: Who are all the members of the band? A: Theres myself the lead singer, Jeff Congo, and then you have our second vocalist, Ted Kypreps, our lead guitarist, Mike Long, our drum mer, Tim Crawford and our Bass guitarist Mike Crowe.Q: How long have you all been playing together? A: Well the band has been around of guys going on 2 years. Q: Over the many years that this band has been around, would you say your music has evolved? A: Well we started out as more of 90s rock band, and we actually recently signed with an agent out of LA who has us going in more of a rock/country direction. Some of our favorite country artists to cover are Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.Q: At what other venues have you guys performed? A: We tend to stay local and play within Jacksonville, Florida, but we also travel to Nashville. And actu ally well be at Doc McGees in June, and we have other upcoming shows at the Hard Rock in Boston, as well as Tootsies and Honky-tonk both of which are in Nashville. Q: Are you all Musicians full time?A: We all still have day jobs but we are continuously working on building the bands name. Q: With juggling day time jobs and playing in a band, how many albums have you guys release?A one album, back in 2006 and it was self titled. We are currently working to release another in late fall sometime.Q: Do you have an album title just yet?A: No name ideas just yetQ: So we covered your different performances stateside, is this Bay Naval Station? A: No the last time we were here was January of last year and we were here for a couple fourth of July shows before that. Q: Why do you continue to come here to GTMO?A: We love coming down here for the troops. Theyre here for six, nine, twelve months and some even longer and we know they cant always leave to go somewhere or theyre love coming to give them some good entertainment. Something DistantGetting to know the Band : Q & A Second vocalist, Ted Kypreps takes the lead while covering Maroon Fives Moves like Jagger. Audience members show off some of the free CDs that they were given during the concert. Bass player Mike Crowe add to the cool sounds of Something Distnat. Lead Singer, Jeff Congo, shakes the hands of troopers while Lead Guitarist Mike Long, gets down on a solo riff for audience members. Congo tells troopers how much he appreciates theyre service and all they do here at GTMO. Something Distant has audience members sign a poster they brought as a souvenire. Drummer, Tim Crawford, tears up the drum set during, Something Distants, Friday night performance. Lead singer Jeff Congo, gets the crowd going while getting down on the guitar.


FEATURE THE WIRE | PAGE 11 FEATURETHE WIRE | PAGE 10 I Few Good Men, Marine Col. Nathan Jessup warns a military lawyer that she cannot The event was already unique because it marathon with a route completely on the base. The marathon made GTMO stand out even that. nearest competitor. Field, Gore said he was exhausted and had near Cooper Field. They turned around, came back to the North East Gate, and ran up another road that 19-mile mark, and at about the 22-mile point, The last two miles took runners all the way On the homestretch, runners circled the onto the inner track and under a blow-up arch They turned around and then went back up homestretch was the same as the marathon. They came onto the outer track then onto the est man in GTMO, he insists the nickname applies only to his accomplishments on the island. my time. plan put into action. this. nutrition, discipline and maintenance. and its isolation people run because they can do so year-round and they dont have much else to do. Off and running


TROOPER FOCUS THE WIRE | PAGE 13 THE WIRE | PAGE 12 TROOPER FOCUS Interview & Photo by Army Sgt. Ferdinand ThomasQ. Where are you from? A. Q. How many years have you been in the military? A. Q. I understand youve been to GTMO A. Q. What are your best memories about A. Q&A Q. What is something youll never for get about GTMO? A. Ray? A. tainees.] We had to go out there and A. was going on. GTMO instantly went been here? A. everyone has a unique story on where they were during 9/11 navy petty officer 1st class joli butler is touring gtmo for a fourth time and her story might be one of the most unique ever.Trooper Focus


GOLF CLINIC Sunday, April 21, 2013 Cooper Football Field2 pm Pre-Registration is Required. Call 2010 to Sign Up!Liberty events are for unaccompanied, active duty only FEATURE THE WIRE | PAGE 15 General George Pattons famous speech, known as Pattons Speech, inspired his troops of the Third Army in 1944, prior to the Normandy invasion known as D-Day, to use profanity. It was a means to motivate his men in preparation for war, knowing that many of them would not re to their country. One famous quote: No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country. service of multiple cultures with expectations of how interactions should occur in regards to communication. When profanity is used by leadership as demeaning, hucharacter, which subordinates will emulate as acceptable. According to the Punitive Articles of the UCMJ, Article 134, indecent language is punishable when the accused orally or in writing communicates to another person certain language that was indecent, and under the circumstances, the conduct of the accused was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces. Something to consider: individuals intellectual level and their inability to communicate effectively. You can be an effective leader without the use of profanity. Know your audience. Two famous quotes: Your thoughts become your words, your words become your action, and your actions become your character. Communication is a skill that you can learn. Its like riding a bicycle or typing. If youre willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. Respect in, profanity outAssistant I.G. explains negative language eects in oceStory and photo courtesy of Army Master Sgt. Laura German Assistant Inspector General, JTF-GTMO Army Master Sgt. Laura German poses with the Joint Task Force Guantanamo value of the week.


FEATURE THE WIRE | PAGE 16 I cant say I cant. Thats what I tell myself when Im preparing for a daunting challenge, from my Army Physical Fitness Test (push-ups are my weak point) to the MWR 15K I ran last month. Its what I tell others also and encourage them to tell themselves when theyre faced with a similar challenge, physical or mental. If you say you cant, I tell them, then you wont. I learned a long time ago that I cant is not a statement of fact but a barrier to accomplishment. ing prophecy, and its probably the worst thing you can tell yourself, especially when you have eyes on a goal and see only the obstacles in the way. Im not perfect by any means. I used to say I cant a lot, and the only thing it ever did for me was hold me back from realizing my potential. I cant join the military Im just not cut out for it. I cant run three miles thats just way too much. I cant lose this weight maybe Im just meant to be this way. As I said, the only thing saying I cant did for me was hold me back. Then, a friend of mine convinced me OK, more like bor derline forced me to stop saying it. And, wouldnt you know, thats when things started turning around for me. I wish you had known me be fore I joined the Army National Guard almost three years ago. I was a senior in college, and I was rather overweight at nearly 220 pounds. On a 5-foot-8-inch body, thats neither healthy nor attractive. I was eating junk, drinking more than I should, not sleeping well at all, and exercising once in awhile when I was bored or managed some shred of motivation. I knew I needed a change, but I just didnt know how to do it espe cially when I kept saying I cant. lieutenant in the National Guard told me quite bluntly, Youre fat, and you need to work out. That stung a little, I admit, but Im forever grateful for the change he helped me achieve. I credit him not only for helping me turn my life around but possibly saving my life as well. He convinced me to do the ROTC physical training as a gym class at our college, and even though I was still telling myself I cant, I did it anyway because I trusted him and knew he could help me. would be an understatement. It became quite clear how out of shape I was, and I was ready to give up because I was still saying I cant. But, I refused to give up mostly be cause I was afraid of what my friend would think knowing I had let him down. By the second week, though, I was getting the hang of it. I started to see that I was keeping up fore I knew it, I cant became I can, and I wondered what else I could do. To make a long story short, by the time graduation came around, I had dropped 45 pounds, ran a three-mile race, made a goal of enlisting in the National Guard, and started wondering what else I could do all because I stopped saying I cant, started saying I can, and put my eyes on goals instead of obstacles. Ive accomplished so much more since then, simply because I started believing in myself. I made it through basic training and Advanced Individual Training and excelled on my APFT (minus those darn push-ups, of course). Before I 5K races and then ran three more once I got here. I signed up for a 15K race back home and participated in one here to get ready. My next goal will be either a 10-miler or a half marathon. There is no limit to your goals when you say I can. But, thats enough about me. Im writing this to encourage you, my fellow Troopers, to stop saying I cant and start saying I can. Set a goal, and do your best to achieve it. Maybe you have a goal in mind, but you dont think you can do it. You can. No matter what obstacles you see, the only thing in the way of you and your goals is you. If you believe in yourself and your ability, you can do anything. Maybe you want to run all the way up John Paul Jones Hill, simply marathon. Maybe you want to get a a good civilian job when you get out of the military. Whatever you want to do, you can do it I believe in you, even if you dont believe in yourself yet. You dont need any superior physical strength or mental abilities to achieve your goals. You just have to stop saying I cant and start saying I can. THE WIRE | PAGE 17 FEATURE Air Force Master Sgt. Gigi Post says Cracker Barrel forthe Sunrise Sampler Army Staff Sgt. Rich Garcia and Sgt. Hector Rodriguez say White Castle for the original and double-cheese sliders Army Sgt. Ryan Lee says Cheddars for the overall great food Army Sgt. 1st Class Emma Williams and Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Carter say Joes Crab Shack forthe crab, crawfish, and shrimpGTMO Says... Which restaurant back home do you miss most?


THE BACK PAGE THE WIRE | PAGE 19 TROOPER T O TROOPER THE WIRE | PAGE 18 April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. The fact that we have to have a month set aside to bring peoples awareness to the problem of sexual assault disturbs me. What is even more disturbing is the fact that sexual assault is a problem in our military. All five military branches, all with core values, all of which stress values like honor, respect, integrity and courage, all who teach us to watch each others backs, have to address this problem. As service members, we place a great deal of trust, and sometimes our lives, in the hands of others. And yet, we have to set a month aside because some of our own spit upon our core values and betray those that should be able to trust them the most. According to one Department of Defense fact sheet, (http://www.defense. gov/news/sexualassaultannualreportfact sheet.pdf), The military services received a total of 3,192 reports of sexual assault dur ing fiscal year 2011. Of the 3,192 reports of sexual assault, 2,439 were unrestricted reports and 753 were restricted reports. This represents a one percent increase since fiscal year 2010, when there were 3,158 reports of sexual assault, consisting of 2,410 unre stricted reports and 748 restricted reports. That disturbs me. That means over 3,000 of our fellow service members were violated and betrayed by those they should trust the most. And remember, that is just the assaults that have been reported. If that does not disturb you, let me try to make the numbers a little more personal. I admit, I am not a sexual assault counselor, I am not a psychologist, and I have never expe rienced the continual anguish that a victim of sexual assault can feel. But, I do have a very and now prides herself on being able to help others who have been victimized. Ill call her Jane. Jane has shared with me more than once what she experienced and what the impact of a sexual assault had on her and her life. Years ago, Jane went to college at a very prestigious university. It was her first time lege students, she wanted to make new friends. Jane was invited to a sorority party one evening by some of her new friends. Jane drank a little, enjoyed the music, met new friends, and especially enjoyed the attention she was getting from some of the young men at the party. After all, Jane is a smart, engaging and attractive woman. The next morning, Jane woke up in one of the upstairs bedrooms only partially dressed. Evidence in the bed told her something had happened to her the night before. It didnt take ally assaulted. Jane was devastated. Her world as she knew it had changed forever. Jane never reported the assault because, as she has told me, she was ashamed and the individual (I refuse to refer to him as a man) that assaulted her was well known and well respected on campus. Everyone loved this (expletive deleted). What a great guy he is, people would say. She felt at the time that because she allowed herself to get drunk, she was at fault. She felt, at the time, that because she was openly friendly to her new friends, it was her fault. She felt that what she wore that night, what she drank, what she may have said when she was intoxicated all made it her fault. None of this was true, of course, but it is how she felt at the time. She hoped she could just move on and it would get better. Then the rumors and gossip started. The vile things people said about her and the labels they applied to her angered, embar rassed, and hurt her deeply. Already damaged by what happened, already doubting her self, she now had to defend her name and reputation on account of something that sity. She quit school and moved home. But, that night followed her for years to come. Jane explained to me that, in her case, the man who sexually assaulted her had hurt her physically that night, but what was even more devastating was he had taken so much more from her. He took her trust, her faith, her self-worth and her reputation. Those losses do not return overnight. As Jane has told me many times, this attractive, outgoing, trusting, religious young lady turned into someone who disliked her self. She abandoned her friends and refused to make new ones because she could not trust anyone. She abandoned her religion because she could not trust her God. She went out of her way to hide her looks and to dress, as she describes it, as a frump because she did not want to be attractive. For various psychological reasons I cannot begin to explain (shes the therapist, not me), she ended up in several dysfunctional relation ships that led to two dysfunctional marriages with verbally and psychologically abusive spouses (I refuse to refer to them as men). Years later, she was finally able to come to grips with what happened and slowly regain what she lost. She regained her faith and actually found the strength to forgive her attacker (Jane is a better person than me). She finally rebuilt her self-esteem and her life. She is now a strong, confident woman again who counsels other sexual assault victims and helps them heal. tary in the world, we have thousands of victims, male and female, like Jane disturbs me. To think that we have so many offenders within our ranks that take so much from us upsets me. What I learned from Jane is that sexual assault is not a one-time assault on the body. It can be a long-lasting assault on the mind and psyche of the victim. And it is an assault on all of us and upon all in which we believe. I encourage everyone to learn more about sexual assault, its impact upon victims, how to support victims of sexual assault, and more importantly, how to combat sexual assault. I encourage everyone to start taking care of and protecting one another. I encourage everyone to make sure there are no more stories like Janes.I encourage everyone to learn more about sexual assault, its impact upon victims, how to sup port victims of sexual assault, and more importantly, how to combat sexual assault. I encourage everyone to start taking care of and protecting one another. 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