Now Playing: A Democracy Now - Interview With Suzanne Swifts Mother
Specialist Suzanne Swift was arrested and confined to base for going Absent Without Leave after her charges of sexual harassment and assault went un-addressed by the military. She was then has charged with being AWOL and missing movement. Swift has refused to return to Iraq where she says she was sexually harassed by a commanding officer.
On Friday, Suzanne Swift signed papers with the military related to her case. The Army moved up the date of her summary court-martial to this week. Sara Rich, Suzanne Swift's mother joins us on the line from Oregon.