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“Sexual assault undermines our mission and combat readiness. Honor and trust are the lifeblood of our military and every sexual assault undermines those values. So too does every act of retaliation against those who report these crimes. The theme of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month is 'Know Your Part, Do Your Part.' And that's not just a slogan, it's one of your missions.”
DoD SAPR Connect is the overarching name for the DoD common access card (CAC) enabled virtual collaboration, information and idea sharing community of practice (CoP). Recognizing the importance and popularity of the virtual environment for information sharing and discussion, SAPR Connect resides in the milSuite.mil application. Membership is open to all Services, military and civilian, who have a valid CAC and are SAPR stakeholders. Visit www.milsuite.mil, follow the instructions to register your CAC, then search for “DoD SAPR Connect” and request to join.
Defense Department officials announced the release of the "DoD Plan to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Assault of Military Men," designed to enhance outreach to military men and increase efforts to help them recover. Story
Service members who have experienced sexual assault and elected to participate in the military justice process may have the opportunity to provide the Defense Department with direct feedback on their experiences through the 2016 Military Investigation and Justice Experience Survey. Story
The Defense Department honors this year’s exceptional groups and individuals from each military component who developed innovative approaches to improve sexual assault prevention programs. Story
The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury offers new resources for patients and providers to help ensure consistent, compassionate health care for patients who were sexually assaulted or harassed. More
I was recently told by a military criminal investigator that the best way to prevent sex assaults is by focusing on something critical – the first response. More
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SHARP Key to Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention
General Speaks On Overcoming Homelessness And Sexual Assault
Secretary: Prevention Efforts Must Continue