SSG Jessica Wing, US Army, Died of a Non Combat Related Incident in Kuwait City, Kuwait (2012)

Jessica Wing, US Army (2012)

SSG Jessica Wing, US Army

SSG Jessica Wing, US Army, died of a non combat related incident in Kuwait City, Kuwait on August 27, 2012. SSG Jessica Wing was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom on behalf of the 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Maine Army National Guard in Bangor, Maine. According to the Department of Defense, the incident is under investigation.

“The tags belonged to Staff Sgt. Jessica Wing, 42, who took her own life on Aug. 27, 2012, in Kuwait while serving with the 126th Aviation Medevac Unit, based in Bangor. It was her sixth deployment. With 23 years of military duty, she spent nearly all of her adult years in uniform.” -Bangor Daily News

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Robert Chiaravalotti, US Army, Sentenced to Life Without Parole by Military Judge After Killing Wife & Raping Step Daughter (2012)

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POD: Survivor Jennifer Norris Demands Sexual Assault Investigation at Lackland (2012)

Aug. 1 2012, Capitol Hill: Protect Our Defenders and five veterans who survived unpunished rape and sexual assault in the military hold a press conference in Washington, DC to demand Congress open an investigation into the widening Lackland Air Force Base sexual assault scandal. These are their speeches.