Laura Cannon writes in the Washington Post about West Point, and her deployment to Iraq in 2003: "I had no idea that a combat zone would be such a sexually charged environment. Blame it on amped-up testosterone pouring out of aggressive, athletic men. Or blame it on combat stripping even the strongest of men and women down to their core, raw emotions. Combine that with forming special bonds with comrades who promise to do whatever it takes to ensure your safe return home, including sacrificing their life for yours. What do you think happens?"
"Beneath the heavy combat gear and impressive uniform, we’re human, just like you."
Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/no-sex-permission-to-speak-freely-sir/2012/11/23/c0232650-3433-11e2-bfd5-e202b6d7b501_story.html
Hat tip: Maggie's Farm