A chief petty officer stays in the Navy after she’s sexually assaulted so she can help other women, inspire culture change
About Jeni Brett
Jeni Brett (she/her) completed her Navy career as a chief petty officer, retiring after 20 years as a sonar technician. She holds a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology with minors in women’s and gender studies, and linguistics. She is a freelance writer and a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas at San Antonio researching military communities; masculinities; and barriers to wellness for women, gender-expansive, and LGBTQ+ veterans and military members.