Originally Posted by bpp3
Why on earth did she allow her name and photograph to be published?
If you google her you can see she has been been covered extensively for the last 3 or 4 years. AFAIK, her identy was outted in a court-martial proceeding against the wanta-be jihadist/National Guard soldier. Evidently she requested that her identy remain a secret. However, the Army refused. To be fair to the Army, the 6th amendment does give one the right confront ones accuser, so I am not sure there was much of an option.
It appears that she does get protection from the local police and FBI.
But I think the real answer, is that she is brave and a patriot.