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In her book, author Helen Benedict reveals what it is like to be a female in the military and serving overseas. She shares stories of sexual abuse and "discrimination against women and people of color." Female soldiers also suffer from health problems caused by the "lack of adequate medical care for women." Benedict also looks at the lives of women after they return home who suffer from isolation and "multiples traumas of combat and sexual assault."
The Tribune-Review reports on a book about the Gulf War titled Sandstorm. Researched by celebrated Vietnam veteran William Northrop and film producer Suzanne Midgall, the book documents the more than 7,000 U.S. soldiers from the Gulf War that have died from a multitude of undiagnosed illnesses. The personal accounts of 20 female soldiers, including those inflicted by the illness, are featured. (November 7, 1995)