J.E. McNeil, Helen Benedict

March 2 . 2011

It is not usual for the military to grant conscientious objector status but recently, the Navy did just that and J.E. McNeil, executive director of the Center on Conscience and War said that the case posed a challenge for the institution. Later, Helen Benedict interviewed women who served in Iraq, many of whom told stories of sexual harassment and rape in The Lonely Soldier.