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Topic - Kathleen Roberts
Army civilian personnel specialist Tracey Leven recalls the time she tried to use a breast pump to express milk in a military office years ago. Instead of "breast pump in use," she was required to put a sign on the door reading, "occupied." That didn't stop two male soldiers from using their keys to open the locked office.
The Pentagon's health care clinic manages the rooms, said Kathleen Roberts, a civilian working for the Navy.
"It's very nice," said Roberts, 30, of Woodbridge, Va., "It's a way I can provide for my children, even though I am not able to be them during the day."