She suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and finds it difficult to hold down a job and care for herself and her daughter.She bears scars from punching a window during a PTSD episode, and holds a molar she lost from grinding her teeth at night.Now she suffers with PTSD brought on by MST and is often unable to work.She has become an advocate and is the Maine coordinator for the Military Rape Crisis Center, counseling MST survivors from her home in Rumford, Maine.January 4, 2014Connie Sue Foss was raped three times during a seven-year military career.Connie Sue Foss went to sleep after a Christmas party at her National Guard unit.Natasha Schuette (21) was pressured not to report being assaulted by her drill sergeant during basic training, at Fort Jackson North Carolina. Staff Sergeant Louis Corral is now serving four years in prison for assaulting her and four other female trainees.The US Army rewarded Natasha for her courage in reporting her assault, and the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention office distributed a training video featuring her story.
They sit in their hotel room after attending the Truth and Justice Summit on MST in Washington, DC.
She woke to find a fellow guardsman had tied her down and was assaulting her.
Connie retreats into her own thoughts, while her daughter hovers near the bathroom door of their apartment.
When Brittany reported the attack, she was told she had an ‘adjustment disorder’, and eventually separated from the navy with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Her experience shattered her sense of trust, and now her PTSD service dog is never far from her side.