A US Navy sailor has revealed how appalling conditions on the USS George Washington drove her to attempt suicide – with five other sailors stationed on the vessel taking their lives in the space of just a year.
Hannah Crisostomo, of Menifee, California, who was 17 when she enlisted in the Navy and went aboard the USS George Washington, claimed the abuse she suffered on the ship pushed her to swallow 196 pain relievers last May, NBC reported.
She was rushed to hospital as her brain swelled from the overdose, but survived and managed to recover after being discharged from the Navy and returning home.
The ship is currently docked in Virginia Beach for a complete overhaul. Crisostomo says construction continues 24 hours a day, making it impossible to sleep.
Large parts of the vessel…
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