Veterans suffering from a mental or physical disability because of a sexual assault or sexual harassment which occurred while in-service are entitled to compensation for that disability. Disability claims for a Military Sexual Trauma are a bit different than the typical VA claim. In this post we’ll go through what is Military Sexual Trauma, why claims for MST are different, and what you can do to be successful in your claim. What Is Military Sexual Trauma? Military Sexual Trauma (also shortened to “MST”) is any sexual activity in which a person is involved against their will. This includes sexual harassment.