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The last thing a female veteran should have to fear at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility is being sexually assaulted. But too often it happens, said U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud of Maine. And after failing to prevent a sexual assault at one of its facilities, he said, the VA too often fails to properly report it. Michaud, D-2nd District, spoke at a House hearing Monday that highlighted a federal report, released last week, that shows nearly 300 sexual assaults, including 67 rapes, were alleged to have occurred in the VA network from 2007 to 2010.