Military Sexual Trauma
Was your MST-Related VA Benefit Claim Denied? Learn about Special Review Process
How to get your previously denied VA Compensation claim reviewed.
Military Sexual Trauma Resources for Women
Military Sexual Trauma ( MST) is sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment that occurred while the veteran was in the military.
Getting Treatment for MST
Free VA medical help for victims of MST is improving. Find out where to start.
How to File a Well-Prepared MST Claim
Sexual Assault in the Military: Where to Get Help
As the media focus on this issue intensifies, the military - and others - have ramped up their efforts to create safe places for victims to turn. Here are links to the resources we have found.
Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community
VA Policy Memo on Military Sexual Trauma 2011
VBA Letter 20-11-23 emphasizes training protocols for VARO staff involved in disability claims related to military sexual trauma [ MST].
It also states that claims examiners must: