Gay former sailor says hazing led to PTSD

Former Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Rocha says he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after being physically and sexually abused by fellow sailors over a two-year period. But after a Navy investigation into widespread hazing allegations within the unit, the only sailor discharged was Rocha, because he also admitted that he is gay.

Stars and Stripes
Pacific edition, Saturday, September 5, 2009.

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