SAPR News & Resources

2017 Navy Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Awardees Recognized
The Navy recognized the 2017 Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office awardees for the Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Award Nov. 9 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Leadership Engagement Key to FY18 GMT and Civilian Mandatory Training
The Navy announced fiscal year 2018 General Military Training (GMT) requirements and guidance for Navy civilian mandatory training via Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 210/17, released Aug. 28.

National Capital Region Welcomes Pure Praxis
Sailors, Marines and Department of the Navy (DON) civilians in the National Capital Region attended performances July 26 by Pure Praxis, a DON interactive Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training.

21st Century Sailor Office Hosts Navy Military EO Training Summit
The Director of the Navy's 21st Century Sailor Office, Rear Adm. Karl Thomas, hosted more than 70 command climate specialists at this year's Navy Military Equal Opportunity Professional Development Training Summit at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), July 25-27.

NAVSTA Rota Hosts Visit From DON SAPRO, Pure Praxis
Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) Director Jill Loftus, visited Naval Station Rota June 28 and 29.

Navy Updates Policy on Wrongful Distribution or Sharing of Intimate Images
The Navy announced Tuesday in NAVADMIN 119/17 that personnel who wrongfully distribute or broadcast intimate images in violation of Article 1168 of U.S. Navy Regulations will face mandatory administrative separation processing.

USFF Updates Navy LiveSafe's Features
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) introduced a series of new features within the Navy's LiveSafe smartphone application during the second phase of a six-month pilot program.

Science Takes on Sexual Assault
Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) activity April 27, to highlight the important role that science and research have in preventing sexual assault.

GWHB Forms Human Ribbon For SAPR Month
Sailors gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to form a human ribbon and participate in a 5K run in support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), April 28.

CNATTU Keesler Hosts 5K Fun Run
Nearly 200 Sailors, Marines and family members participated in a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) 5K Fun Run April 26th onboard Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

Arleigh Burke Crew Promotes SAPR Victim Awareness
The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) hosted their second annual walk in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month April 7 at Naval Station Norfolk.

NAVSUP FLC Bahrain Participates in Denim Day
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Bahrain employees participated in international Denim Day, April 26. The purpose of Denim Day is to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault.

NECC, EXWDC Sailors and Civilians 'Walk 2,061 Steps in Her Shoes' Onboard JEBLC-FS
Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command and Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center "walked 2,061 steps in her shoes" April 24, during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

Anne Munch, Sexual Assault Trainer Speaks with NECC Sailors and Civilians
Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) attended a two-hour Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training, April 19 taught by Anne Munch.

NDW Unit Victim Advocates Come Together for Unique Training Summit
Naval District Washington hosted the first Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Unit Victim Advocate (UVA) Training Summit at the General Jacob E. Smart Conference Center on Joint Base Andrews, April 21.

NSA Hampton Roads Hosts SAPR Walk-A-Mile
Members of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) participated in the "Walk-A-Mile in Their Shoes" Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) event aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads April 19.

EURAFSWA's New SAPR Officer Shares Program's Direction
Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia's (EURAFSWA) new sexual assault prevention and response officer (SAPRO) shared his plans for the future direction of EURAFSWA's program.

NAVSUP Hosts USFF Destructive Behavior Workshop for SAAPM
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Headquarters hosted the U.S. Fleet Forces Destructive Behavior Workshop for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for military and civilian personnel April 18.

NECC, ECRC Holds Clothing Drive for Victims of Sexual Assault
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) and Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center (ECRC) are coordinating a clothing drive, April 1-30 for victims of sexual assault.

NAS Pensacola, City Officials Sign SAAPM Proclamation
The Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Commanding Officer joined community leaders in signing a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) proclamation April 17 at the Lakeview Rape Crisis Center in Pensacola, Florida.

COMNAVREG: 'We Must Act'; Hawaii Sailors Engage with Praxis to Fight Sexual Misconduct
Service members stationed throughout Hawaii attended nontraditional Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training at Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11-13.

Navy Holds Focus Group to Update LiveSafe Application
United States Fleet Forces Command began the second phase of a six-month pilot program with focus groups held on April 11th and 12th to discuss new updates to the LiveSafe smartphone application and usefulness to the fleet.

US Fleet Forces Command Makes a SAPR Proclamation
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) commenced their observation of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Proclamation Kickoff event April 3rd aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads.

Navy Region Singapore Kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Navy Region Singapore (NRS) kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month at its Cafe Lah Community Center as part of its month-long awareness campaign April 3.

Chalk it up - Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) began at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) with colorful graffiti of information from the "Chalk the Walk" display created on April 3.

Victim Advocates: Critical Members of Sexual Assault, Prevention Response
Sexual Assault and Prevention Response (SAPR) is a Navy awareness program with a mission to prevent and respond to sexual assault, and eliminate it from the ranks.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report experiencing rape at some time in their lives. About 1 in 20 women and men have experienced sexual violence other than rape in the past year.

Navy Announces SAAPM 2017 Theme
Navy leaders announced today the 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission."

NAVCENT Commander: 'Be a Sentinel' Against Online Harassment
The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) expects the military and civilian personnel under his charge to be "sentinels" guarding against harassing and degrading online behavior of Sailors and Marines, and to not tolerate those who do.

PACFLT Senior Leadership Release Statements to Their Sailors
U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift released a statement to the fleet, March 14, following the emergence of evidence indicating female Sailors stationed across the globe are being targeted by anonymous online voyeurs.

Navy Launches Full Speed Ahead Training for 2017
The chief of Naval Personnel announced Jan. 30 new training for 2017 that expands on existing efforts to prevent destructive behaviors across the fleet.

New App Enhances Safety Onboard Naval Station Rota
A new app has rolled out for Naval Station Rota Sailors designed to improve public safety awareness and reports of any safety issues within their surrounding community.

Navy Families Take Back the Night for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Awareness
Military service members, their families, and Department of Defense civilians assigned to Navy Region Singapore walked along the streets of Sembawang, Singapore, to raise awareness and support for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence Nov. 4.

CNIC Family Advocacy Program Combats Sexual Assault with Training
Approximately 170 Navy clinical counselors, family advocacy specialists and managers recently participated in a sexual assault specialized training that was newly developed by Navy Installations Command (NIC).

The Navy Begins Six-Month LiveSafe App Pilot Program
United States Fleet Forces Command began a six-month pilot program Oct. 29 with the pre-launch of the Navy's newest tool to counter destructive decisions, the LiveSafe smartphone application.

Navy JAG Corps Hosts Integrated Legal Services for Victims Conference
More than 170 attorneys and support staff from across the services gathered for training at the Integrated Legal Services for Victims (ILSV) Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 20-23.

Sexual Assault Reports: July 2016
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 85 initial reports across the Navy from July 1-31.

IWTC Students Participate in Interactive SAPR Training
Students assigned to Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station engaged in interactive Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training in the chapel at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola's Corry Station, July 26-27.

Special and General Courts Martial for June 2016
The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried and completed within the United States Navy in June 2016. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried.

Pure Praxis Brings Innovative SAPR Training to Korea
Service members and civilians stationed throughout the Republic of Korea are attending interactive Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training while the Pure Praxis theater group visits the peninsula, June 20-23.

DON-SAPRO Visits NTTC Lackland
Deputy Director, Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON-SAPRO), Dr. Paul Garst, and his team conducted a site visit at Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Lackland June 7.

Sexual Assault Reports: May 2016
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 101 initial reports across the Navy from May 1-31.

Sexual Assault Reports: April 2016
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 92 initial reports across the Navy from April 1-30.

NATTC Service Members Participate in 'Light Up The Night'
More than 2,000 service members, the majority of whom are students at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, attended the organization's 'Light Up the Night' event April 29 at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

NAS Fallon Hauls SAAPM to Completion with Tug-of-War
Naval Air Station Fallon wrapped up Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with a tug-of-war and a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle pull, April 29.

ESG-3 Raises Awareness to Eliminate Sexual Assault Across the Fleet
Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 was awarded the most interactive command award for Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month (SAAPM) by Naval Base San Diego.

Navy Region Singapore Observes Denim Day 2016
Sailors and Navy Civilian personnel based in Singapore observed Denim Day April 27 to stand with past and current victims of sexual assault.

Lincoln Hosts SAAPM Event
USS Abraham Lincoln's (CVN 72) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team sponsored a special track and field day on the Huntington Hall field April 22 in support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

Service Members Attend SAPR-Sponsored Training
More than 3,000 service members attended an interactive training symposium at Naval Air Station Pensacola April 22, designed to enhance service members' understanding of sexual assault and prevention (SAPR).

NECC Hosts 'Walk A Mile in Her Shoes' Event
Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command and Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center participated in a "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event, April 22, during Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month (SAAPM).

#SAAPM: NSTC Hosts Training On the Neurobiology of Sexual Assault
As part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) hosted a brief on the Neurobiology of Sexual Assault in the NSTC main conference room of Building 1 here, April 7.

Lawyers Receive Special Training During SAPR Month
Judge advocates general held a training symposium in San Diego last week to stay up-to-date on Victims' Legal Counsel procedures during Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Awareness Month.

Mason Hosts Command Health, Wellness Fair
Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) participated in a health and wellness fair, April 18, organized by Mason's health services division in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG).

NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Supports Sexual Assault Prevention Month
Nearly 50 Sailors from Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk braved an unseasonably cool day April 15 to show their support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month by participating in a sexual assault prevention awareness and response "Denim Day" picnic at Naval Station Norfolk.

USS William P Lawrence Punches Out Sexual Assault
Sailors kicked off the campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month aboard guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence, April 3.

Sexual Assault Reports: March 2016
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 107 initial reports across the Navy from March 1-31.

JEBLC-FS Hosts 'Will You Step Up to STOP Sexual Assault?'
In an effort to increase awareness about sexual assault, the Navy has designated April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Navy Region Singapore promotes "No Excuses" Campaign to Eliminate Sexual Assault
Sailors and Navy Civilians stationed in Singapore are promoting a "No Excuses" campaign as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month to help prevent and eliminate sexual assault.

Mason Sailors Embrace Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month
Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, joined the conversation on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month while underway.

John C Stennis Sailors Observe Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month
This April, Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis are leading efforts to educate Sailors in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Empathy, Emotion Essential for Naval Hospital Bremerton Victim Advocates
It was unannounced and unexpected.

Ike Emphasizes Importance of Sexual Assault Prevention, Response
Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower participated in an educational fair in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, April 11.

Navy Military Training Instructors Begin Training New Sailors on LifeSkills
Sailors arriving at Training Support Center Great Lakes are immersed in a new four-day LifeSkills class that teaches them critical information they will need to know in order to have a successful Navy career. This class had its first 280 graduates April 8.

Arleigh Burke Takes a Stand Against Sexual Assault
USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) Sailors hosted a walk in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, April 8, at Naval Station Norfolk.

Annapolis-Area Commanders Sign Joint Proclamation in Support of Sexual Assault Prevention
Naval Support Activity Annapolis hosted the first Joint Teal Ribbon Proclamation, April 4, at the Morale Welfare and Recreation Pavilion at Naval Support Activity Annapolis.

NTTC Lackland Kicks Off Sexual Assault Prevention, Response Month
Sailors assigned to Naval Technical Training Center Lackland kicked off the 2016 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, and Alcohol Awareness Month with an all-hands call, March 31.

Chalking the Word on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention at Naval Hospital Bremerton
A visual reminder that April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month was added at Naval Hospital Bremerton with a "Chalk the Walk" display, April 4.

NDW SAPR Program Creates Conscience during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Service members assigned to Naval District Washington gathered together to witness the signing of the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, at the Washington Navy Yard, April 1.

Year-Round Efforts to Prevent Sexual Assault Highlighted in April
Commands throughout Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia are observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with events to educate personnel on how to prevent sexual assault and help victims.

Navy Announces SAAPM 2016 Theme: "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part"
Navy leaders announced March 30, the 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part."

Sexual Assault Reports: February 2016
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 74 initial reports across the Navy from February 1-29.

Navy Installations Command Introduces New SAPR-CREDO Program
Navy Installations Command (NIC), Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) and the Navy Chief of Chaplains are collaborating to deliver a new SAPR-CREDO (Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation) pilot program...

Presentation Highlights Importance of Sexual Assault Prevention
Eliminating sexual assault in the ranks is a top priority for military leaders. For the more than 5,000 new accession Sailors in Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes learning skills and tactics to reach that goal were the focus of a presentation Feb. 3 to a packed Ross Theater crowd.

CNO Announces Five Initiatives to Drive Sexual Assaults to Zero
A line of effort in the recently released "Design to Maintain Maritime Superiority" is to strengthen our Navy team--composed of active and reserve Sailors, Navy civilians, and families.

More Sexual Assault Reports Show Growing Trust in System
More military service academy cadets and midshipmen this year reported instances of sexual assault and harassment, indicating growing trust in the reporting system, a Defense Department official said Jan. 7.

Sailors in Singapore Take Creative Approach to SAPR Training Through Pure Praxis
Sailors and Department of Defense (DoD) personnel assigned to Navy Region Singapore took a creative approach to learning about Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Dec. 11, through their observations and interaction with the Pure Praxis performing arts group.

New Chart the Course Training for 2016
The Chief of Naval Personnel announced Dec. 9 new training for 2016 that expands on existing efforts made through Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and fleet-wide training.

Sexual Assault Reports: Month of October 2015
This month's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 73 initial reports across the Navy from October 1-31.

USNA Midshipmen Kick Off "It's On Us" National Week of Action
U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen launched the 2015 "It's On Us" National Week of Action in King Hall Nov. 9.

Creating Cultural Awareness Through Proactive Training
Military service members and civilian employees gathered at the Camp H.M Smith Fitness Center to participate in a debut proactive training, presented by Pure Praxis group, Nov. 4.

Navy Announces New Schedule for SAPR Updates
The Navy will shift from releasing sexual assault reports every week to releasing the reports monthly beginning in November.

DON SAPRO Participates in SAPR Panel at NATO
Jill Loftus, director, Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) will participate in a panel with other international defense officials at NATO Thursday to discuss departmental strategies that are currently being employed to prevent sexual assault.

Atlanta Reservists Participate with InterACT to Combat Sexual Assault
Sailors and Marines gathered at Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Atlanta to participate in a new format of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training performed by the interACT performance troupe, Oct. 10.

Did you Know: Chief of Chaplains Talks SAPR
As part of the continuing 'Did you Know' series from Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO), Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben sat down and talked with us about SAPR.

CNP Hosts Worldwide All Hands Call
Sailors got answers to their personnel questions directly from the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) and Fleet Master Chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education during a worldwide All Hands Call Oct. 6.

CNP to Hold Worldwide All Hands Call
The Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo will answer Sailors' questions and update the fleet on personnel issues during a worldwide all hands call Oct.6, at 11 a.m. EDT.

TSC, CSADD Great Lakes Hosts First-Ever Suicide Prevention, Awareness Fall Fest
Smoke billowed across the open parking lot long before the first students arrived for the first-ever Training Support Center (TSC) and Coalition for Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Great Lakes Suicide Prevention and Awareness Fall Fest, Sept. 24.

DON SAPRO Records World-Wide PSA During Visit to Sigonella
Jill Loftus, director of Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO), visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella Sept. 16-18 with the InterACT performance in the base theater.

Navy Installations Command Hosts Training Symposium for SARCs
More than 85 Navy Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC) from across the globe gathered for training at the Admiral Gooding Center on Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., Sept. 15.

NSA Naples Sailors InterACT with DON SAPRO
Sailors and Department of Defense civilians gathered at the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples' Capodichino base theater Sept. 14 to participate in Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training performed and directed by the InterACT troupe.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 12 initial reports across the Navy from Aug. 31-Sept. 6.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of August 24-30, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on nine initial reports across the Navy from August 24-30.

Deadline Approaching for FY15 Bystander Intervention Training
Active duty and Reserve Sailors are reminded that the deadline for completion of Fiscal Year 2015 Bystander Intervention to the Fleet (BI2F) training is Sept. 30.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July August 17-23, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on seven initial reports across the Navy from Aug. 17-23.

Navy Updates SAPR Instruction
Navy's 21st Century Sailor Office announced Aug. 17 the release of an updated instruction governing the SAPR program.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 27-August 2, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from July 27-Aug. 2.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 20-26, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on seven initial reports across the Navy from July 20-26.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 13-19, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on seven initial reports across the Navy from July 13-19.

Prep Work to Testify for Navy Medicine Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners
From the clinical to the courtroom, the initial Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiner (SAMFE) training held at Naval Hospital Bremerton switched to the military justice process for the final day on July 24.

MCPON Welcomes InterACT to the Pentagon
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens welcomed the social justice performance troupe InterACT to the Pentagon Thursday afternoon to present Sexual Assault and Prevention Response training to service members and civilians.

Enhanced and Advanced Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination Training Held at Naval Hospital Bremerton
It's enhanced and advanced training that qualified providers need, yet hope they never have to use.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 6-12, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on nine initial reports across the Navy from July 6-12.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 22-28, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on nine initial reports across the Navy from June 22-28.

Navy JAG Corps Welcomes New Leadership
The U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps held a change of office ceremony on June 26, at the Washington Navy Yard.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 15-21, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on nine initial reports across the Navy from June 15-21.

Catharsis Productions Brings Quarterly Training to TSC Sailors, Civilians
The "Great Lakes Model" for teaching service members about sexual assault prevention is gaining steam across the services. Sailors and civilians from Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes attended the latest installment in the training June 22.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 8-14, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from June 8-14.

FFSC NBK Bangor Holds SAPR Workshop
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) hosted a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Victim Advocate (VA) training workshop on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, Washington, June 8-12.

Inaugural CSADD Rally Helps Bring Navy Region Southwest Together
Music blared through speakers. Food sizzled on barbeques. Laughter and conversation filled the air as the inaugural Coalition of Sailors against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) rally kicked off at Mariner's Park in San Diego, June 11.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 1-7, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 14 initial reports across the Navy from June 1-7.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 25-31, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 12 initial reports across the Navy from May 25-31.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 18-24, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 16 initial reports across the Navy from May 18-24.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 11-17, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 18 initial reports across the Navy from May 11-17.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 4-10, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 17 initial reports across the Navy from May 4-10.

USNA Peer Educators Train for the Future
Vice. Adm. Walter "Ted' Carter, superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), addressed the Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Education (SHAPE) peer educators during a training session in Chauvenet Hall, May 11.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of April 27- May 3, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 10 initial reports across the Navy from April 27- May 3.

NMETC Lends a Hand to Local Women's Shelter
Navy Medicine Education and Training Command (NMETC) Sailors visited a donation center for a women's shelter in San Antonio and provided much needed supplies as part of the command's community outreach efforts on the "Give Local America Day," May 5.

George H.W. Bush Hosts SAPR 5K
Sailors attached to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) ran a 5K race for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) month at the Vista Point jogging trail on Naval Station Norfolk April 30.

George H.W. Bush Spreads Sexual Assault Awareness
April is Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) month and on board the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) the SAPR team is hard at work helping victims and informing shipmates.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of April 20-26, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 14 initial reports across the Navy from April 20-26.

COMSUBLANT Sailors Run Against Sexual Assault
Sailors assigned to Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT) participated in the Teal Ribbon five kilometer race on Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, April 30.

Lake Erie Sailors Participate in 'Denim Day' to Support Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) wore jeans to work April 29 in recognition of "Denim Day" to support Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

SAAPM 2015: ESSEX Sailors Doing Their Part
The month of April brings with it many important events: Good Friday, Easter and Administrative Professionals Day to name a few. For Sailors and Marines aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), the month of April is also the time to support awareness of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention and Response Carnival at Naval Base Kitsap
Twenty Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) commands hosted the Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention and Response (SAAPR) Carnival near the Navy Exchange on NBK April 24.

Naval Station Everett Shows Appreciation for SAPR Advocates
Sailors assigned to Naval Station Everett (NSE) gathered for an advocate volunteer appreciation brunch, held at the Grand Vista Ballroom April 28.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of April 13-19, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from April 13-19.

Uncomfortable Walk Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Marines, Sailors, and civilians participated in the Walk-A-Mile in Their Shoes event on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story April 16 in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

NAVSUP Headquarters Addresses Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Headquarters sponsored a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month program for its military and civilian personnel April 17.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of April 6-12, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from April 6-12.

NASP Partners With Local Community in Sexual Assault Awareness
In a significant show of unity, Naval Air Station Pensacola has partnered with local officials in recognizing sexual assault awareness.

U.S. Fleet Forces Command Participates in New Bystander Intervention Training
In April, personnel assigned to U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), are scheduled to complete the required Bystander Intervention to the Fleet training for fiscal year 2015.

7th Fleet Staff, Blue Ridge Stand Down for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet staff and flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) personnel continued their push for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) awareness by conducting a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) standdown at Fleet Theater, Yokosuka, April 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 30-April 5, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 11 initial reports across the Navy from March 30-April 5.

Queried, Quizzed and Questioned about Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton's victim advocates are taking their message directly to the deck-plates throughout the month to ensure that as many staff members and beneficiaries as possible understand that April is Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Rota Learns to interACT
The interACT Performance Troupe visited Rota's base theater to deliver unique, scenario-based Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training to service members and civilians, April 6 and 7.

Seabees Wear Denim to Work During Sexual Assault Awarenes and Prevention Month
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 Seabees wore denim jeans and teal ribbons to work at Port Hueneme Naval Base Ventura County in support of Denim Day, April 2.

NSTC Launches New Domain SAPR Website
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the launch of a new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) website, April 1.

Joint Service Leadership Signs SAAPM Proclamation
Senior leadership and service members assigned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, as well as community partners, attended the base's 2nd annual joint signing of the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) proclamation on April 2, at Hickam Memorial Theater.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 23-29, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 10 initial reports across the Navy from March 23-29.

NAVSTA Newport Leaders Proclaim Support for SAPR
The annual Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Proclamation signing onboard Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport took place this morning following the monthly tenant command meeting at the Officer's Club.

Region EURAFSWA Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Commands throughout Navy Region Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) are observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with events to educate personnel on how to prevent sexual assault and help victims.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Drill No April Fool's Joke at Naval Hospital Bremerton
It's a drill that everyone who responded to hopes that they never have to. This particular exercise also included a notable variation.

Sexual Assault Prevention Highlighted in April
Throughout the next 4-5 weeks, Naval Air Station Whiting field, the Navy and the nation will be observing Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Did You Know: SAAPM 2015
This month's "Did You Know?" series focuses on resources available for your commands and Sailors and Marines during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) 2015.

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Focused On Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown takes sexual assault very seriously and wants to ensure every Sailor and civilian at the installation knows that this type of behavior will not be tolerated and support is there for the victims of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 16-22, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 14 initial reports across the Navy from March 16-22.

US 7th Fleet Kicks Off SAPR Month with Bystander Intervention Training
Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet staff kicked off their sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) training month by focusing on bystander intervention while underway aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) March 24.

Honolulu Mayor and City Council Host SAAPM
The Honolulu City Council and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a proclamation ceremony March 24 in the Honolulu Hale City Council chambers. The event declared the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 9-15, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 22 initial reports across the Navy from March 9-15.

Navy Announces April SAAPM 2015 Theme
Navy leaders announced March 16 the Department of Defense 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part."

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 2-8, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on seven initial reports across the Navy from March 2-8.

VCNO Visits Naval Station Rota
The Vice Chief of Naval Operations visited Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 8 and 9 as part of a visit to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operation.

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Steps Up Awareness with Bystander Intervention Training
Officers and chief petty officers aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) came together for Bystander Intervention training, March 5, to better understand their role as leaders for their Sailors.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb 23-March 1
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 14 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 23-March 1.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb. 16-22, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on eight initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 16-22.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb. 9-15, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 9-15.

Personal Readiness Summit Emphasizes 'Every Sailor Every Day'
Sailors and senior leadership stationed throughout Navy Region Hawaii participated in a two-day personal readiness summit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 17-18.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of February 2-8, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 10 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 2-8.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of January 26-February 1, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 18 initial reports across the Navy from Jan. 26-Feb. 1.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of January 19-25, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 27 initial reports across the Navy from January 19-25.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of January 12-18, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 26 initial reports across the Navy from January 12-18.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of January 5 -11
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 20 initial reports across the Navy from Jan. 5-11.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of December 29, 2014 - January 04, 2015
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from December 29 - January 04.

CSADD Sea and Shore Winners announced
The Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Sea and Shore chapters of the year (COY) were announced by the Chief of Naval Personnel Jan. 6.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of December 22- 28, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 7 initial reports across the Navy from December 22 - 28.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 15- 21
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 24 initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 15-21.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of December 08-14, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 29 initial reports across the Navy from December 08 - 14.

Sailor Serves as an Anchor for a Wounded Warrior
For nearly a year, Culinary Specialist 1st Class Jamie Wyckoff has provided crucial support as a sponsor of a wounded warrior who is medically separating from the Navy and navigating a transition to civilian life.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of December 01- 08, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from December 01 - 08.

New Bystander Intervention Training for FY15
Based on Sailor feedback and lessons learned from Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response efforts, new Bystander Intervention to the Fleet (BI2F) training will begin this fall for all active and reserve Sailors.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of November 24 - 30, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 19 initial reports across the Navy from November 24 - 30.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of November 17 - 23, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 27 initial reports across the Navy from November 17 - 23.

Listening to Sailors Provides the Help He Needs
Rear Admiral Rick P. Snyder, Director, Twenty-First Century Sailor Office hosted an all hands call for commands at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, November 20.

Naples Sailors InterACT in SAPR Training
Sailors and Department of Defense civilians serving in Italy gathered at the Naval Support Activity Naples base theater Nov. 20 to participate in Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training performed and directed by the InterACT troupe.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of November 10 - 16, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 23 initial reports across the Navy from November 10 - 16.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of November 03 - 09, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 27 initial reports across the Navy from November 03 - November 09.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of October 20- October 26, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 23 initial reports across the Navy from October 20 - October 26.

Empowering All Ranks: Women's Seminar Facilitates Trust, Provides Resources
Female Sailors in the Hampton Roads area attended the first Empowering All Ranks, Education, Awareness, Resources and Support (EARS) seminar at the Huntington Hall Gymnasium in Newport News, Virginia, Oct. 14.

Performance Troupe InterACT Visits NAS Oceana
Sailors and Marines at Naval Air Station Oceana filled the base theater Oct. 29 for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training given by the InterACT performance troupe.

DoN SAPRO Aims to Educate with "Did You Know?" Series
The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DoN SAPRO) will begin a monthly multimedia series titled "Did You Know?" in November 2014.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of October 13- October 19, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 25 initial reports across the Navy from Oct. 13-19.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of October 6 - October 12, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 25 initial reports across the Navy from Oct. 6 - 12.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of September 29 - October 5, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 22 initial reports across the Navy from September 29-October 5.

Seabee Base Kicks Off Pilot Program to Combat Sexual Assault
Officials at the Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport kicked off a pilot program in September to help in the fight against sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of September 22 - 28, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 21 initial reports across the Navy from September 22-28.

Bystander Intervention Training Begins for FY2015
In a message sent to Navy leaders Oct. 2, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced Bystander Intervention to the Fleet (BI2F) training will begin this fall for all active duty and reserve Sailors.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 21 initial reports across the Navy from September 15-21.

TSC Leadership Training Focuses on Sexual Assault Prevention
Training Support Center (TSC), Great Lakes conducted a Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Leadership workshop in conjunction with a presentation by Catharsis Productions, Sept. 24, as part of an ongoing effort to prevent sexual assault.

Norfolk Naval Base Sailors ask, 'Can I Kiss You?'
Hampton Roads Sailors and civilian employees participated in an open discussion about dating decisions, consent, respect, bystander intervention and sexual assault at Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 18.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Sept. 8 - 14
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 24 initial reports across the Navy from Sept. 8-14

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Sept. 1-7
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 19 initial reports across the Navy from Sept. 1-7.

DON SAPRO Visits Bahrain
Director, Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DoN SAPRO), met with members of the SAPR program and leadership during her visit to Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Sept. 9-11.

3 Things to Know about the RAND Military Workplace Study
On behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), the RAND Corporation is conducting a Military Workplace Study that includes a survey of Sailors that is projected to conclude Sept. 24.

Seoul-based Sailors Pause to Reflect on SAPR, Bystander Intervention
Sailors stationed at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, Korea paused from their daily routines Sept. 5 to discuss methods to help prevent and stop sexual assaults.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of August 25 - 31, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 25 initial reports across the Navy from August 25 - 31.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of August 18 - 24, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 22 initial reports across the Navy from Aug. 18 - 24.

NBK Holds SAPR Victim Advocate Refresher Training
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) held a Sexual Assault Prevention (SAPR) Victim Advocate (VA) Refresher training module on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, Aug. 21-22.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of August 11 - 17, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 21 initial reports across the Navy from Aug. 11 - 17.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of August 4 - 10
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from Aug. 4 - 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 28 - August 3, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from July 28 - August 3.

DON SAPRO Discusses New Training, Intervention in Rota
Intervention, training, and decreases in sexual assaults were just some of the topics the Navy's sexual assault prevention and response director spoke about in a candid interview during a visit here, July 30.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 14 - 20
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 17 initial reports across the Navy from July 14 - 20.

Performance troupe uniquely delivers sexual assault prevention message
Through the creative efforts of the performance troupe interACT, the Navy has found a unique way to deliver sexual assault prevention training that has a stronger impact on students, Sailors and personnel.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of July 7 - 13
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from July 7 - 13.

Naval Base San Diego Asks "Can I Kiss You?"
Service member and civilians at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) participated in an open discussion about sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention, survivor support, healthy dating, intimacy and marriage, July 9-10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 30 - July 6
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from June 30 - July 6.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 23 - 29, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 11 initial reports across the Navy from June 23 - 29.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 16 - 22
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 10 initial reports across the Navy from June 16 - 22.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 9 -15, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on eight initial reports across the Navy from June 9 - 15.

DON SAPRO Awards Contract to InterACT
The Department of the Navy, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO), awarded a contract to Kirkland Productions and the InterACT Performance troupe June 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of June 1 - 8
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 3 initial reports across the Navy from June 1 - 8.

Change of Command Aboard USS Gunston Hall
The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) conducted a change of command ceremony in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 1.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 19 - 25
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 11 initial reports across the Navy from May 19 - 25.

Navy in Hawaii Combats Sexual Harassment, Assault
Navy Region Hawaii conducted victim advocate training May 19-23 at the Military and Family Support Center. The training is in line with Navy's efforts to combat sexual harassment, sexual assault and reprisal.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of May 5 - 11, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on four initial reports across the Navy from May 5 - 11.

Navy Sexual Assault Prevention Director Visits Sigonella, Discusses Progress
The top civilian leading the fight against sexual assaults in the Navy and Marine Corps, Director, Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) Jill Loftus, visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, May 12-14.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Apr 28 - May 4, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from April 28 - May 4.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of April 21 - 27
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 14 initial reports across the Navy from April 21 - 27.

Peleliu Steps Up to Stop Sexual Assault
In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to help raise command awareness of prevention and response programs, a cake cutting ceremony was held on the mess decks of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), April 30.

NBK Recognizes SAPR Victim Advocates
Naval Base Kitsap's Fleet and Family Support Center hosted a breakfast to recognize Navy Region Northwest Sailors who serve as Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response (SAPR) victim advocates, April 30.

Navy Region EURAFSWA marks end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Service and family members hold candlelight vigils at Navy Support Activity (NSA) Naples and NSA Bahrain, April 30.

Navy Announces Changes to Equal Opportunity Program
It ranges across a broad spectrum, from initiation rituals such as tacking on crows or field insignias, to off-color jokes about sexism and racism, all the way to outright abuse or assault.

PACFLT Stresses Sexual Assault Prevention in Campaign to #StepUpStepIn
As Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) comes to a close April 30, U.S. Pacific Fleet leaders continue to stress the importance of a year-round approach to intervention.

SAPR Stage Production Spreads Awareness In New Way
Service members brought sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) awareness to a new level with performances for fellow military members during an interactive stage production at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Gator Theater April 25.

Taking A Stand in the Pacific Northwest
Sailors from commands in the Pacific Northwest gathered at Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, April 25 for a 1.5 mile run to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

NRC Hosts "Fight Sexual Assault" Event
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) victim advocates (VA) from Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) hosted a crossfit workout called "fight sexual assault" April 25 at the NRC warehouse.

21st Century Sailor Office Director Briefs Sub Community, Senior Leaders
Rear Adm. Sean Buck, director, 21st Century Sailor Office,recently traveled to the New England area to meet with Sailors from the submarine community, Command Leadership School, Senior Enlisted Academy, Boston-area Navy recruiters and members of a two Boston universities, April 21-23.

CSCSU Poster Contest Brings Awareness To Sexual Assault
In a creative effort to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU), Great Lakes, held a poster contest for which staff and students could participate on April 23.

Battle Against Sexual Assault Begins at Top, Hagel Says
Measures to battle the "insidious" crime of sexual assault must start at the top, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said April 21 during a visit to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network.

NMCP Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth is recognizing the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month with several activities as well as setting the bar in Navy Medicine for sexual assault forensic examination.

Navy Recruiting Command Conducts SAPR Training
Following a monthly all-hands call, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) conducted its own sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) training April 16 in recognition of the Navy's sexual assault awareness month.

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
Service members, family and friends gathered at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (JEBLC) to participate in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, April 18.

Sexual Assault Reports Week of April 7 - 13
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 19 initial reports across the Navy from April 7 - 13.

DoD Unveils Improved Sexual Assault Prevention Training
As part of efforts to eliminate the crime of sexual assault in the military, Defense Department officials announced April 14 improvements to sexual assault prevention and response training for all members of the armed forces and civilian employees.

Pentagon Personnel Pen Prevention Proclamation
Service members from each military branch joined together to sign the Pentagon's Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation in the Pentagon courtyard, April 14.

CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."

SPAWAR Holds Fourth Annual 5K for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
More than 100 runners and walkers of all skill levels waited for the signal to mark the start of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) 5,000 meters (5K) race in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in San Diego.

Victim Care Protocols Tested During Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Drill at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton Victim Care Protocols were tested with a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations (SAFE) drill, April 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 31 - April 6
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on twelve initial reports across the Navy from March 31 - April 6.

CSS Completes SAPR Training, Touts Victim's Legal Counsel to Help Victims
Center for Service Support (CSS) completed Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training for all hands, April 10.

NCIS Briefs Sailors, Civilians at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on Sexual Assault Prevention
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) presented briefings on sexual assault prevention and response to Sailors and Civilians, April 9, at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

NSSA Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kickoff Ceremony
Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) kicked off its Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign with a cake-cutting ceremony here April 8.

Naval Hospital Bremerton Victim Advocates stepping up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Victim advocates at Naval Hospital Bremerton are making sure that as many staff members and beneficiaries as possible understand that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

Navy Region Southwest Commences Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Commander, Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) is taking steps in combating sexual assault during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

TR Sailors Pledge to 'Step Up, Stand Out' Against Sexual Assault
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with a cake-cutting ceremony and pledge-signing in the ship's wardroom, April 7.

Teal Flag Campaign Held at NSF Arlington
Service members aboard Naval Support Facility (NSF) Arlington in Arlington, Va. held a Teal Flag Campaign to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 9.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 24-30
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on six initial reports across the Navy from March 24 - 30.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kicks Off at Submarine Force Pacific
"Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault" was the message at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) banner unveiling event at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 4.

NAVSUP Global Logistics Support Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign
NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) in San Diego launched its Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign April 1 as part of the Navy's greater effort to support the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program.

Public Health Center Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) staff gathered on the command's Quarter Deck holding clocks to demonstrate NMCPHC's 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) theme - "SAAM Day of Action - It's Time to Get Involved", April 1.

Master-at-Arms "A" School Engages Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Lackland on board Joint Base San Antonio kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the "Can I Kiss You?" program, April 1.

NDW Declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Naval District Washington (NDW) kicked off the month with a proclamation signing at Washington Navy Yard's Admiral Leutze Park declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) as part of ongoing sexual assault prevention and response efforts in the region.

Ike Sailors Dedicate Themselves to Combat Sexual Assault
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) commemorating the kick-off of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 3.

Sailors Learn New Approach to Help Prevent Sexual Assault
Sailors, Soldiers and Airman attended a unique Navy-sponsored program called "Can I Kiss You" April 1 at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) Fort Sam Houston and JBSA Lackland.

TSC Kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Training Support Center (TSC) kicked off Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with a teal ribbon-hanging ceremony April 1.

Navy, Air Force, Guam Community Unite to End Sexual Assault, Child Abuse
The Navy, Air Force and Guam communities formed a united front to end sexual assault and child abuse during a joint proclamation signing at the Guam Community College in Mangilao April 1.

SAPR Workshop Kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month
"Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault" was the message during a U.S. Fleet Forces Command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) workshop at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., March 26.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), focusing on awareness and prevention through a series of educational outreach from self-defense classes to a 5/10K support run.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 17 - 23
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on nine initial reports across the Navy from March 17 - 23.

University of Virginia NROTC Takes Lead in Promoting Bystander Intervention
The University of Virginia (UVA) Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) unit hosted an event here March 21 in an attempt to take a lead in promoting bystander intervention on campus in order to prevent incidents of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of March 10-16
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 11 initial reports across the Navy from March 10 - 16.

Navy Announces SAAM 2014 Theme
The Navy announced the 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) theme of "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault" and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence in NAVADMIN 066/14 released March 20.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Mar 3 - Mar 9, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on eleven initial reports across the Navy from March 3 - 9.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb 24 - Mar 2
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on eleven initial reports across the Navy from February 24 - March 2.

CNP Responds to Sailors' Questions in Worldwide All Hands Call
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) talked with Sailors around the world in an All Hands Call, broadcast from the Defense Media Activity at Ft. Meade, Md., March 5.

Chaplains, RPs Hone Skills to Care for Sexual Assault Victims
More than 100 Navy chaplains and religious program specialists (RP) met for a professional development training course at Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story Feb. 25-27.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb. 17 - 23
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 17 - 23.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb. 10 - 16
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 10 - 16.

NMTSC CSADD Recognized by 21st Century Sailor Director As Navy Best
The Navy's director of the 21st Century Sailor Office presented the Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) chapter a certificate Feb. 19, recognizing the group as the top training command CSADD chapter in the Navy.

Chaplain Corps Announces Release of DoN Strategic Plan for Religious Ministry 2014-2019
Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd announced the release of the Department of the Navy's Strategic Plan for Religious Ministry 2014-2019, Feb. 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb 3 - Feb 9
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 16 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 3 - 9.

CNP to Answer Sailors' Questions, Respond to Feedback in Worldwide All-Hands Call
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) is scheduled to talk with Sailors around the world in an All Hands Call broadcasting and streaming online live March 5 at 2 p.m. EST.

NSA Bahrain hosts 21st Century Sailor All-Hands Call
Director, 21st Century Sailor Office held all-hands calls with Sailors and Marines aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Feb. 6.

Personal Readiness Summit Promotes Mutual Respect
Officers and senior enlisted personnel attended the annual combined U.S. Pacific Fleet and Navy Region Hawaii Personal Readiness Summit held in the Ford Island Conference Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Feb. 4-6.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Jan. 27 - Feb. 2
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from Jan. 27 - Feb. 2.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Jan. 20 - 26
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on six initial reports across the Navy from Jan. 20 - 26.

Korea Based Sailors Discuss Bystander Intervention during Special SAPR Training Session
Sailors and Navy civilian personnel received Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training Jan. 27 at the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan base theatre.

CNO, MCPON to Hold All Hands Call
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) visit Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story, Va., to hold an All Hands Call Friday, at 3 p.m. EST.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Jan. 6 -12
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on eleven initial reports across the Navy from Jan. 6 - 12. This time frame reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; none of these reported incidents occurred during this period.

MCPON Talks Future Force at SNA
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens outlined his key concerns about the future force of the Navy during a speech Jan. 16 at the 26th Annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium.

Sailors and Marines Help Leadership Battle Sexual Assault
The Department of the Navy sexual assault survey for 2013 ended Jan. 6, and results are currently being compiled.

SECNAV, CNO Affirm Importance of Surface Navy, Sailors at SNA
Naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry gathered to discuss the surface navy's future at the 26th Annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) Symposium in Crystal City, Va., Jan. 14. This year's theme is Surface Warfare--Warfighting First.

Top Admiral for SAPR Talks Leadership, Accountability, and CSADD
The director of the 21st Century Sailor Office began his weeklong fleet engagement visit in San Diego Jan. 13.

Statistics Released for Sexual Assault Reports at Service Academies
Reports of sexual assault decreased in two of the three military academies in academic year 2012-13, officials of the Defense Department's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office said Jan. 10.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 30, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 30 - Jan. 5.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 23 - 29
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on seven initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 23 - 29.

CSADD Monthly Topics Announced for 2014
The Navy announced the 2014 monthly topics for chapters of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) to emphasize in their awareness and peer mentorship efforts, Dec. 31 in NAVADMIN 335/13.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 16 - 22
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 16 initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 16 - 22.

CSADD Takes to Live Local Airwaves
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) uses morning television airways to help get their message out.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 9 - 15
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 9 - 15.

Naval Forces Europe-Africa Sailors Lead the Way Against Sexual Assault
In support of the Navy's efforts to eliminate sexual assault from its ranks, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA), with the support of Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA), has a planning team to help prevent this crime and other acts of misconduct.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Dec. 2 - 8, 2013
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 10 initial reports across the Navy from Dec. 2 - 8.

SAPR Survey Essential to Preventing Incidents
Feedback from Sailors in the fleet is vital to understand what problems are prevalent, what policies work and what needs to be changed in order to deter and prevent sexual harassment and sexual assault incidents.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Northwest Region
The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Navy Region Northwest commands Nov. 18-19 to speak with Sailors about manning, training and budget concerns.

October Special and General Courts-Martial Results
The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried within the United States Navy in October 2013. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried.

Hear, See, Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
Little can deter the power of military-grade teamwork. However, a consistent affront arises and inexorably destroys the solidarity and camaraderie so many Sailors work hard to build.

Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Oct. 13-20, 2013
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 21 initial reports from across the Navy between Oct. 13-20.

TR Fights Domestic Violence
As the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway to maintain mission readiness, it is important to remember that mission readiness begins at home.

Forensic Exams Offered at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton has implemented Victim Care Protocols and will conduct independent Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations (SAFE) starting Sept. 30.

CNO Visits Bremerton, Re-Enlists Sailors
The Chief of Naval Operations held an all-hands call for more than 900 Sailors at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton Sep. 25.

Navy's Personnel Chief Visits Pensacola-Area Training Commands
The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Naval Education and Training Command's (NETC) tenant commands aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Sept. 24.

SARC Conference Commences in Norfolk
As a continued effort to eliminate sexual assault within the Department of the Navy (DoN), Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) are attending an annual weeklong SARC Conference at Naval Station Norfolk's Vista Point Conference Center, Sept. 9 \-13.

DON-SAPRO Brings No Zebras and No Bull to Rota
The top civilian leading the fight against sexual assaults in the Navy brought the "No Zebras. No Excuses" training - and frank and transparent discussion - to Naval Station Rota, Spain, Aug. 26.

'No Zebras & More' Performs for Pacific Northwest Sailors
Members of the live performance group "No Zebras and More" performed on naval installations in Navy Region Northwest, August 19-25.

Navy's Training Headquarters' Civilians Part of SAPR 'One Team, One Fight'
As part of the training ensuring every member of the Department of the Navy team understands that Sexual Assault in all forms is unacceptable, civilian staff members from the Naval Education and Training Command is conducting Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training Aug. 20 - Sept. 18.

NETC Chief Operating Officer Promoted to Rear Admiral
The recent chief operating officer (COO) for Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) was promoted to flag rank July 31 during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Naval Hospital Bremerton's SAFE Training Vital in Evaluating Cases
The Mission of the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program is to not only prevent and eliminate sexual assault, but also respond if needed.

Naval Station Mayport Hosts 'No Zebras, No Excuses' Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training
More than 400 Sailors from Naval Station Mayport attended a unique 'No Zebras, No Excuses' training session on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), July 24.

SECNAV Announces New Initiatives to Help Combat Sexual Assault
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus furthered his commitment to improve the Department of the Navy's sexual assault response by announcing additional resources for investigators and a new initiative designed to enhance accountability and transparency across the Department.

SAPR Initiatives Expanded
Navy leaders announced their newest sexual assault prevention initiatives in a NAVADMIN and a policy letter designed to continue the fleet-wide comprehensive battle against this crime.

Naval Academy Holds Sexual Assault Prevention Stand Down
Senior officers at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) led military and civilian personnel in a series of two-hour training sessions during the Navy's sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) stand-down.

Naval Station Norfolk Hosts March to Support 'Keep What You Earned'
More than 650 Sailors from commands throughout the Hampton Roads area marched in support of the "Keep What You've Earned" (KWYE) campaign on Naval Station Norfolk (NSN) July 2.

Navy's Training Headquarters Holds SAPR Standdown
Focusing on putting an end to Sexual Assault in all forms, military and civilian staff members from the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) participated in a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) standdown June 27.

U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/ U.S. 10th Fleet Conducts SAPR Stand-down
Sailors and civilians assigned to U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet are conducting a sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) stand-down, June 20 to 26.

Hear it, See it, Report it; Wasp trains on Preventing Sexual Assault
Sailors, Marines and midshipmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) participated in mandatory Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training June 17-21.

Naval Hospital Beaufort Implements All Hands Sexual Assault Prevention Training
All active duty staff at Naval Hospital Beaufort began attending mandatory Navy-wide Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program training June 17, designed to ensure all hands understand that sexual assault and sexual harassment will not be tolerated.

San Diego Sailors Participate in SAPR Stand-down
"We owe our Sailors, Marines and the American people a solution to the sexual assault problem in our ranks," said Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in a video message played during a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) stand-down June 20.

Amphibious Squadron 11 Commands Focus on Preventing Sexual Assault
Navy commands are investing time and energy into innovative training and various awareness campaigns to deter sexual assault and harassment in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

Comic Recounts Personal Story, Promotes Sound Decision-making
A comedian offered a special performance for Naval Air Station Jacksonville Sailors June 18 to deter alcohol abuse, sexual assault and suicide by sharing his testimony of his own personal learning experiences.

US Fleet Forces Command Provides SAPR and Suicide Awareness Training
Members from U.S. Fleet Forces Command visited Naval Air Station Jacksonville June 17 to provide Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and suicide prevention training to the senior leadership of Navy Region Southeast's tenant commands.

Guam Navy Commands Hold Sexual Assault Stand-down
Sailors, Airmen and civilian personnel from Joint Region Marianas (JRM) attended a sexual assault stand-down hosted by command senior leadership at the JRM headquarters in Asan, Guam, June 21.

Security Forces Trainers Hold SAPR Standdown
Top leaders at the Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) engaged with military and civilian staff June 17 to reinforce the necessity of all hands to work together to eliminate sexual misconduct from the Navy's ranks.

Bonhomme Richard Conducts All Hands Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training
Sailors aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) training, June 15 to 18.

CNRSW Sets up Patrol Watches on Naval Bases
Chief petty officers, along with junior officers (O1-O3) and first class petty officers, act as a positive presence to promote good order and discipline and help foster good decision-making in the U.S. Navy.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor Resumes Sexual Assault Forensic Exams
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor (NHOH) resumed sexual assault forensic examination (SAFE) services, May 9.

U.S. Pacific Fleet Hosts Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium
Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT) hosted a Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium at COMPACFLT headquarters May 8-9 with senior representatives from Pacific Fleet regional and type commander staffs.

DOD Announces Establishment of the Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel
The Department of Defense announced today the selection of nine appointees to the Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel.

PRT Farah Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness in Afghanistan
Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah continues to increase awareness and understanding of DoD policy regarding sexual assault in order to prevent incidents and ensure troops are aware of resources available to them during an awareness campaign at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Farah, May 4.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville "Takes Back The Night"
On April 25, Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville held a "Take Back the Night" event in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAPM: Third Fleet CSADD Holds SAAPM Valor Run/Walk
More than 50 Commander, U.S. Third Fleet (C3F) Sailors and their families participated in a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Valor 5K run and one-mile walk hosted by the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) at Naval Training Center park April 26.

NIOC Norfolk Holds Inaugural Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Day
In recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Norfolk hosted the inaugural Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Day (VED) on Wednesday, Apr. 24.

Members of SBT-12 run 5k in support of SAAPM
In 2012, about 600 Sailors showed up to run a 5k road race at Naval Base Coronado to raise awareness for the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), held nationally each year in April. At the 2013 edition of the event held today, that number more than doubled.

NSTC meets SAPR-F and L Deadline; Continues Training For All New Sailors
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) recently met the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)-mandated Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Fleet (F) Training by March 31.

Naval Base Guam Hosts SAAPM Silent Witness March
Sailors from Guam commands came together to participate in the Silent Witness March at the chapel on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) April 24.

'No Zebras, No Excuses' SAPR Training Comes to NBG
More than 300 Sailors and soldiers assigned to commands on Guam attended a unique training session on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) at The Big Screen theater on U.S. Naval Base Guam April 22.

NAS Whidbey Island SARC Earns DoD's Top Honor
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), Kathleen Schofield, was presented the Department of Defense (DoD) SARC of the Year award in a ceremony, April 19.

#SAAPM: Second Annual 'Girls Night Out' Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
Military and civilian men and women within the Monterey community participated in a 'Girls Night Out' celebrating Women of Worth aboard the Presidio of Monterey (POM), April 12.

RTC Makes SAPR-F Permanent Part of Recruit Training
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response - Fleet Level training will be a continuous training evolution at Recruit Training Command (RTC), even though the program technically ended for the rest of the Navy, March 31.

SPAWAR Holds Third Annual 5K for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Standing in solidarity at the starting line, under the gray of an overcast sky, runners and walkers of all levels waited for the signal to mark the start of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) 5,000 meters (5k) race in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

NATTC CSADD and NETC Team-Up For SAAPM Video
A team of Sailors from the Naval Air Technical Training Center's Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions and staff from the Naval Education and Training Command joined forces April 12 to produce a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Public Service Announcement (PSA).

Sailor Self Defense Course Aboard USS Carter Hall
Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) participated in a self-defense course April 12 as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Naval Hospital Bremerton Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sailor helping Sailor was the fundamental theme as Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) staff members gathered on April 12 to recognize the entire month as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

NBSD Holds Emotional SAAPM Program
Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) hosted an emotional program recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) for Sailors and civilians at the base theater Apr. 10.

No Room For Sexual Assault On Naval Station Norfolk
Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk held Sexual Assault Awareness training April 9-10 as part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) campaign.

Still Time to Enter Video Contest
Sailors still have time to take part in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Public Service Announcement (PSA) video contest, officials said April 9.

Naval Base Guam Hosts SAAPM Day of Action
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) advocates from several commands on island came together to celebrate the Day of Action at Gab Gab Beach on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) April 6.

SAPR-Fleet Complete; GMT Going Forward
As Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) kicked-off, the recent Navy-wide Sexual Assault and Prevention - Fleet (SAPR-F) training for E6 and below Sailors recorded a 97 percent completion rate by April 9, highlighting the Navy's continued focus on this critical issue.

Pensacola Area Commands Sign Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation
The major tenant commands in the Pensacola area joined forces during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) by signing a proclamation April 8 encouraging all personnel to participate in SAAPM events, reach out to victims, learn more about the crime and intervene to prevent it.

Navy Surgeon General Holds First Virtual Leadership Symposium
The Navy Surgeon General held the first virtual Navy Medicine Leadership Symposium, titled "Charting the Course," at the Defense Health Headquarters April 8.

Revised Security Question Helps Sexual Assault Victims
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper today issued new guidance for a question that deals with mental health treatment on the questionnaire that must be completed by those seeking national security positions and security clearances.

NMCP Hosts 3rd Annual 'Walk a Lap in Her Heels'
More than 100 men and women from 15 commands donned women's high heels for a walk around Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's track to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) April 3.

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation Signed at Fort Meade
The executive officer of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Md., and other senior leaders representing the military services from the Fort George G. Meade community, signed a proclamation declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) during a ceremony April 2.

Creative Sailors Needed for Video Contest
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Navy is seeking creative and tech savvy Sailors to promote an important message through a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response(SAPR) Public Service Announcement (PSA) video contest, officials said March 25.

Navy Announces SAAPM 2013 Theme
The Navy announced the 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Courage" and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence in NAVADMIN 075/13 released March 25.

SAPR-Fleet Training Satisfies GMT Requirement
The Chief of Naval Personnel announced March 25 that Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Fleet Training can also satisfy the FY-13 SAPR General Military Training (GMT) requirement for all ranks.

NBK Holds Sexual Assault Prevention Workshop
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) hosted a Sexual Assault Prevention (SAPR) workshop on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, Wash., March 4-8.

Deadline for SAPR-F Training Approaches; Mobile Training Team Makes NETC Headquarters Final Stop
Commands are reminded that the deadline for completion and documentation of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Fleet (SAPR-F) training for E6 and below Sailors is March 31.

Brigade of Midshipmen Completes Fleet Sexual Assault Prevention Training
More than 4,400 Naval Academy midshipmen completed the Navy's sexual assault prevention and response fleet (SAPR-F) training Feb. 19.

NSTC Targets SAPR-F and L Training for All
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) is coordinating with 98 percent of the Navy's initial accessions of officer and enlisted men and women to complete the CNO-mandated Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Fleet and Leadership (F and L) Training by March 31

Additional Completion Options Available for SAPR-F Command Training
The chief of naval personnel announced Feb. 14 that additional options are available for command training teams unable to attend the Face-to-Face (F2F) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response - Fleet (SAPR-F) Preparation Training previously provided by Master Mobile Training Teams (MMTTs).

Former NFL Star Addresses Roles of Gender and Relationships at Naval Academy
Nearly 1,000 Naval Academy midshipmen attended a lecture by former NFL defensive lineman Joe Ehrmann Feb. 6 on the role of gender, relationships, ethics and maturity in leadership.

Naval Hospital Bremerton Completes SAPR-F Training
Naval Hospital Bremerton wrapped up all-hands training Feb. 1 with comprehensive and extensive Sexual Assault Prevention and Response-Fleet (SAPR-F) training.

Navy Medicine Operational Training Center Service Members Complete SAPR-F Training
Sailors from the U.S. Navy's recognized global leader in operational medical and aviation survival training participated in a 90-minute course Jan. 29 aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., designed to familiarize them with new SAPR guidelines.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Mobile Training Team visits Dahlgren Training Center
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Fleet Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) visited Aegis Training and Readiness Center on board Naval Support Facility Dahlgren to train its command training team Jan. 7.

Haney Directs Pacific Fleet to 'Stamp Out' Sexual Assault
Adm. Cecil D. Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, has directed all his commands to conduct a standdown to "Stamp Out" Sexual Assault. Active duty units must complete the standdown by Dec. 14 while Reserve units have until Jan. 28.

Naples CSADD Helps Prevent DUIs
The Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) is helping lower the number of people Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and drug and alcohol related incidents at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples.

Oceana Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence
Dressed in purple or their Navy Working Uniform, nearly 150 active duty, DoD civilians and family members took a stand against domestic violence during a photo opportunity at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana flightline Oct. 12.

Completion Options Expanded for Required SAPR Leadership Training
As the Sept. 30 deadline approaches for the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response - Leadership (SAPR-L) training, new completion options are available for command leadership.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Mayport, Jacksonville Sailors
As part of an effort to inform the fleet of key personnel policies, the chief of naval personnel held several all hands calls at Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air Station Jacksonville Aug. 22-23.

SAPR Leadership Training Sessions Continue through August
A Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) from the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Task Force is continuing to offer SAPR-Leadership (SAPR-L) training via Defense Connect Online (DCO) through the end of August.

'No Zebras, No Excuses' Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training Comes to USS Makin Island
More than 500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) attended a unique training session on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) in the ship's hangar bay, Aug. 15.

'No Zebras, No Excuses' Bring Sexual Assault Awareness to Naval Base San Diego
More than 500 Sailors at Naval Base San Diego attended a live performance, Aug. 14, in the base theater, to raise awareness about sexual assault and how to prevent it.

Chief of Navy Chaplains Observes SAPR Training, Graduation at Great Lakes
The chief of Navy chaplains visited Training Support Center (TSC), Great Lakes Aug. 1-3 to get a firsthand look at TSC's efforts to raise sexual assault awareness and prevention among the Sailors.

NSA Naples CSADD Helps Curb Alcohol-Related Incidents
Sailors aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples participate in Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) as a way to encourage Sailors to act responsibly while drinking.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team Visits Ike
A Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team visited USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) to train leadership on how to prevent sexual assault, Aug. 4.

SAPR Master Mobile Training Team Visits 'Big E'
A Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the Arabian Sea to provide training to command leadership, July 31-Aug. 1 as the ship continued its final deployment.

Master Mobile Training Team Provides Training on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
The master mobile training team (MMTT) conducted Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Leadership training for command leaders at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), July 29-30.

#SAAM: Navy Announces Reporting Requirements for SAPR-L/F Training
The Chief of Naval Personnel announced, July 24, reporting requirements for completion of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Leadership and Fleet training.

#SAAM: Command Triads Reminded to Register for SAPR-Leadership Preparatory Training
Command triads must register now for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response-Leadership (SAPR-L) training, Navy officials announced July 19.

#SAAM: Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team Visits Pensacola
A team from the Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DoN SAPRO) visited Pensacola July 10-12, to meet with key stake holders, get their impressions, and discuss what works and what doesn't .

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Mobile Training Team visits NAS Pensacola
The Florida/Central Command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) visited NAS Pensacola to provide training to command leadership, July 13-16.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Mobile Training Teams Readying for Deployment
Master Mobile Training Teams from the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Task Force are preparing to deploy worldwide to provide SAPR training to fleet leaders, Navy officials said July 12.

#SAAM: Senior Military Oversight Announced for Sexual Assault Cases in the Navy
The Navy announced June 28 that only officers at the O-6 (captain) level and above will have the authority to make initial disposition decisions on the most serious sexual assault cases.

#SAAM: Navy Announces New Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training
As part of the Navy's continuing efforts to eliminate sexual assaults and promote positive culture changes within the fleet, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced June 28 the creation of new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training.

#SAAM: 'No Zebras' Confronts Reality Of Sexual Assault With GTMO Community
At U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, more than 1,200 Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Soldiers, Coast Guardsmen and civilians attended a presentation to raise awareness about sexual assault and prevention June 5.

#SAAM: 'No Zebras' Fleetwide Summer Tour Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is teaming up with Central Michigan University this summer to raise sexual assault awareness in the Navy and Marine Corps, Navy officials reminded the fleet June 4.

Dahlgren Training Center Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Aegis Training and Readiness Center's (ATRC) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) hosted an art competition, April 27.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Month Wraps-Up at NDSTC
Dive students at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) received their final phase of sexual harassment training April 30, wrapping-up Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM: Navy Continues to Raise Awareness Beyond April
Commands across the fleet took time during April to discuss sexual assault as part of a concerted effort to raise awareness about the crime, its impact on victims and the negative consequences for operational readiness.

#SAAM: Naval Station GTMO Provides All-Hands SAAM Training
Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba, personnel completed their mandatory all-hands Sexual Assault Awareness training, April 30.

CNIC visits NAS Pensacola, Speaks on Sexual Assault Awareness
Commander, Naval Installations Command (CNIC) visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla., April 26, to speak to personnel at an all-hands call where he addressed Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: Jacksonville Commemorates National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Hundreds of crime survivors and law enforcement advocates gathered at Jacksonville's downtown library for a luncheon celebrating the 28th anniversary of services and programs that help crime victims, April 25.

SAPR 5K Runners Give It Their All
Students and civilian personnel at Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) put on their running shoes for the sixth annual Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) 5K Run, April 25.

Sexual Assault Prevention Focus Continues
The Navy's focus on sexual assault and the measures in place to prevent it can not stop in April according to the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.

Makin Island Sailors, Marines Take Part in SAAM 5K Run
More than 200 Sailors and Marines participated in a special Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 5-kilometer run on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), April 28.

#SAAM: NAVSUP Addresses Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
More than 50 people at Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) attended a professional speaker event about the prevention of, and recovery from, sexual assault, in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) April 30.

#SAAM: CNP Talks SAAM, 21st Century Sailor & Marines with San Diego Sailors
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk held an all hands call at Naval Base Coronado, April 26, to speak about Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiatives and goals.

#SAAM: Naval Base Coronado 'Stomps Out' Sexual Assault
Naval Base Coronado (NBC) held a 5K Stomp Out Sexual Assault Run/Walk April 27, in support of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM: VCNO holds Town Hall Discussion aboard NAS Pensacola
The vice chief of naval operations held a town hall discussion aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola as part of a capstone event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 30.

#SAAM: Sailors Pledge To End Sexual Assault
Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (IKE) Sexual Assault Prevention Representatives (SAPR) and Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) teamed up to host a series of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) April 25-30.

#SAAM: "We Will Not Tolerate Sexual Assault," Says NMCB-11
Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 heightened awareness of sexual assault in the Navy with a day filled with entertaining, athletic, team building, and informative activities on Camp Krutke, Camp Leatherneck, April 28.

#SAAM: USS Blue Ridge Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
The USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is training Sailors to deal with sexual assault throughout the month of April in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM Fleet Intelligence Training Center Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In an effort to curb a significant problem facing men and women in uniform, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, directed that the Navy participate in the nationally-designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) during the month of April.

#SAAM: Recruits Afforded Constant C.A.R.E., Training on Sexual Assault Awareness
During Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and as an ongoing evolution throughout the year, recruits at the Navy's only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), receive regular Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training during their eight-week stay.

#SAAM: NAF Misawa Conducts Sexual Assault Awareness Stand Down
Naval Air Facility Misawa conducted a Sexual Assault Awareness Stand Down for all Navy Misawa personnel April 27.

#SAAM: CENSECFOR Underscores the Necessity of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) held a training stand-down for headquarters staff personnel April 25 that focused on intervention and a zero tolerance mindset for sexual assault and harassment.

#SAAM: NBSD Holds Vintage T-Shirt Run/Walk
Nearly 400 participants crossed the finish line during the Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Vintage T-Shirt 5K Run/Walk at Admiral Prout Track and Field April 25.

#SAAM: Oceana Honors SAPR Victim Advocates
Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana honored those who volunteer as victim advocates for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program during a luncheon April 17 at the Oceana galley.

#SAAM: NECC Holds Open Discussions about Sexual Assault Awareness
Sailors assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) attended Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) training at NECC headquarters, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story April 24.

#SAAM: Abraham Lincoln Steps Up to Shut Down Sexual Assault
The crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) recognized the importance of raising awareness and promoting the prevention of sexual violence throughout the month of April, Sexual Assualt Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Training Conducted at NSA Naples
Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples continued Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with a stand-down training for all Sailors, April 23.

#SAAM: COMSUBPAC Continues to Promote Prevention
Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) continued promoting Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with an outdoor luncheon and banner unveiling while giving out sexual assault awareness materials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) April 25.

#SAAM: SPAWAR Holds 5K Walk/Run for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) hosted a five kilometer race April 25 to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: Naval Sea Systems Command Participates in 'Denim Day'
Naval Sea Systems Command employees recognized Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), participating in National Denim Day, April 25.

#SAAM: SUBASE Takes Part in Navy-Wide Sexual Assault Training
In concert with the Navy's zero tolerance policy on sexual assault and April being Sexual Assault Awareness month, Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE), participated in Sexual Assault Awareness training, April 18.

#SAAM: SUBLANT Sailors Take a Stand Against Sexual Assault
Sailors attached to Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT) are commemorating Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) by participating in multiple training sessions and showing symbolic displays of support throughout the month of April.

#SAAM Northwest Region Focuses on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
Navy Region Northwest, along with the rest of the Department of the Navy, recognizes the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM Navy Cyber Forces, NETWARCOM Receive Training About Sexual Assault Prevention
Sailors from Navy Cyber Forces (NCF) and Naval Network Warfare Command were reminded that helping prevent sexual assault is their duty during an all-hands sexual assault prevention training session at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story theater, April 23.

#SAAM: TSCHR, NMITC Learn How to Avoid becoming a Victim
As part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Virginia Beach Police Department provided a demonstration and brief to Training Support Center Hampton Roads and Navy and Marine Intelligence Training Center staff and students on situational awareness and home security, April 18.

#SAAM: Surface Warfare Officers School Highlights Sexual Assault Awareness
Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) held a sexual harassment and assault training stand-down for civilian and military personnel April 20 as part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign.

#SAAM: 'Girls Night Out' Event Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Military and civilian women from the Monterey community participated in a 'Girls Night Out' at the Presidio of Monterey Weckerling Center, April 19.

#SAAM: NSW Supports Sexual Assault Awareness
Naval Special Warfare Command and its component commands are hosting mandatory educational sessions to promote Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) awareness throughout the month of April, which is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: Naval Air Station Jax Teams with City of Jacksonville for Victim's Rights
Representatives from Naval Air Station Jacksonville participated in the City of Jacksonville Mayor's Victim Assistance Advisory Council Kickoff Press Conference for National Victims' Rights Week April 23.

#SAAM: Training Headquarters Set Sights on Eliminating Sexual Assault
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), held Sexual Assault Awareness training April 17 as part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign.

New Equal Opportunity Database Helps Better Track Complaints
As announced by NAVADMIN 137/12, the Navy Equal Opportunity (EO) Office has worked with Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) to release the first centralized database within the Navy to track military EO formal and informal complaints, including sexual harassment and discriminati

#SAAM: SUBASE New London Sailors Attend Sexual Assault Training
Sailors assigned to Naval Submarine Base New London attended two Sexual Assault Training events at the Dealey Center in Groton April 18.

#SAAM: Det. Dwyer Raises Awareness with Basketball Tournament
Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 joined U.S. Navy efforts to raise awareness on sexual assault with a detail-wide basketball tournament on April 20.

#SAAM: NBK Hosts 'Take Back the Night'
Residents of Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor attended the 'Take Back the Night' event at the Chapel April 20.

#SAAM: Makin Island Sailors, Marines Participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sailors and Marines deployed aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) are promoting Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in a variety of ways on the ship throughout the month of April.

#SAAM: Naval Hospital Beaufort Tackles Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness
As part of ongoing efforts to prevent sexual assault, Naval Hospital Beaufort hosted "Sex Signals" April 19, an interactive improvisational play from Catharsis Productions that explores how stereotypes and misconceptions can lead to sexual assault.

#SAAM: Pensacola Training Center Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), hosted the director of Personnel Readiness and Community Support during its Sexual Assault Awareness training April 20 as part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign.

#SAAM: Truman Sailors Reminded Prevention is Everyone's Duty
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) were reminded that it is every Sailor's responsibility to prevent sexual assault during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 16-20.

#SAAM: Expeditionary Strike Group 3 Staff Conducts Training
Sailors assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 staff pledged "these hands won't hurt," and created a visible representation of their promise to prevent sexual assault during training held April 20.

#SAAM: Expedited Transfer Option Available to Sexual Assault Victims
Navy service members who have been the victim of sexual assault and have filed an unrestricted report have the option to request an expedited transfer from their unit, according to NAVADMIN 132/12, released April 20.

#SAAM: CSADD Grill Crawl Bringing Awareness
Staff and students from Training Support Center (TSC), Great Lakes and other commands from Naval Station Great Lakes participated in the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Grill Crawl April 18.

#SAAM: Naval Air Station Jacksonville Teams Up With City of Jacksonville to Promote Sexual Assault Awareness
Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville will kick off its weeklong Sexual Assault Awareness 2012 Campaign at a joint press conference with City of Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown at City Hall, April 23.

#SAAM: Naval Hospital Beaufort Creates Awareness for Sexual Assault Prevention Month
Staff from Naval Hospital Beaufort tied ribbons on trees around hospital grounds symbolizing the Navy's efforts to help bring attention to Sexual Assault Prevention Awareness Month April 17.

#SAAM: CSS Holds Phase II Training, Recognizes Denim Day
Civilian and military personnel assigned to the Center for Service Support (CSS) attended a scheduled training event April 19 in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: George H.W. Bush Crew Receives Sexual Assault Awareness Training
Leadership aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is emphasizing the importance of sexual assault prevention and response as part of an ongoing campaign intended to educate Sailors and boost awareness throughout the Navy.

#SAAM: Navy SARC Recognized as a DoD Exceptional SARC of the Year
Service members, civilian employees and Department of Defense personnel gathered in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes to recognize the recipients of the Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Award April 18.

#SAAM: Naval Chaplaincy School and Center Walk in Heels to Create Awareness
Energized to make a difference during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Sailors from Naval Chaplaincy School and Center (NCSC) participated in 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' April 13.

#SAAM: SPAWAR Leadership Reinforces 'Prevention Is Everyone's Duty'
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Headquarters held a sexual harassment and assault training stand-down for civilian and military personnel April 18 as part of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign.

#SAAM: CPPD Uses Atypical Instructor Training for Bystander Intervention
A team of master trainers from the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) conducted its latest Bystander Intervention train-the-trainer class April 17-18 for Navy instructors in the San Antonio area.

#SAAM: USFF Kicks Off First-Responder Training
Junior Sailors at Naval Station Norfolk heard U.S. Fleet Forces Command's deputy chief of staff for fleet personnel, development, and allocation, reinforce the importance of being a first-responder in sexual assault cases April 16.

#SAAM: Center for SEAL and SWCC Highlights Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness
The Center for Sea, Air, Land and Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman (CENSEALSWCC) held a command wide safety standdown focusing on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) April 12.

#SAAM: NASWI Holds SAPR Leadership Summit
Senior leadership from various commands at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) met to bring awareness to the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program at a summit held at the NASWI Chief Petty Officers' Club, April 17.

#SAAM: Theodore Roosevelt Leadership Engages Sailors on Sexual Assault
USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) executive officer conducted training April 16 with several key members of the ship's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Prevention Proclamation signed at Joint Base San Antonio
The commandant of the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) and other senior leaders representing the military services and Joint Base San Antonio community, signed a proclamation declaring April 2012 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month during a ceremony April 4.

#SAAM: Vella Gulf Employs Crew Skits During Training
Guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) held a series of skits to inform Sailors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 11-13.

#SAAM: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) is taking part in the Navy-wide training focusing on the sexual assault awareness month campaign directed by the Navy-wide theme of "Hurts One, Affects All."

#SAAM: COMNAVAIRLANT Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Sailors at Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) received training April 16 on what they can do to help prevent sexual assault from happening

#SAAM: Joint Base Andrews Holds Self Defense Classes
Joint Base Andrews held a self defense course for military service members, civilians and family members at the installation's West Fitness Center to heighten awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 13.

#SAAM: CMEO Program Manager Training Emphasizes Sexual Assault Prevention
The Navy Office of Diversity and Inclusion Equal Opportunity Office hosted the first of a series of training workshops being held across the fleet this year for Command Managed Equal Opportunity (CMEO) Program Managers in Norfolk, April 10.

#SAAM: Truman Sailors Focus on Preventing Sexual Assault
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) completed the second week of a sexual assault awareness campaign as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) April 13.

#SAAM: Enterprise SAPR Representatives Play Key Role in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
As the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) continues its participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), one group of Sailors onboard are particularly invested in the training and education of the crew to prevent incidents of sexual assault.

#SAAM: SUBASE Uses Fun Run to Educate Sailors About Sexual Assault
Naval Submarine Base New London Sailors got exercise with education during the sixth annual Protect and Respect fun run April 13, as the base's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response personnel handed out information prior to the run to help spread awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: Enterprise Sailors Participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month
USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is conducting training and promoting the Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign throughout the month of April.

#SAAM: NWS Seal Beach Boosts Efforts on Sexual Assault Awareness
Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach continued Sexual Assault Awareness Month with stand-down training for all hands April 11 and 13.

#SAAM: Chief of Naval Personnel Sailors Promote Sexual Assault Awareness
The elimination of sexual assault was the topic of an all hands call led by the assistant deputy chief of naval operations for manpower, personnel, training and education (MPTE) in Arlington, Va., April 12.

#SAAM: Constitution Conducts All-Hands Sexual Assault Prevention Training
USS Constitution Sailors attended an all-hands training on sexual assault prevention in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Charlestown, Mass., April 11.

#SAAM: No Tolerance for Sexual Assault in Bahrain
U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain recognized Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an anti-violence march and ceremony to help raise awareness, April 12.

#SAAM: PACNORWEST Submarine Sailors Increase Awareness Of Sexual Assault
Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 9 conducted all-hands sexual assault awareness training sessions for local submarine commands aboard Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, April 11.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Training Takes New Direction at NBVC
Naval Base Ventura County hosted sexual assault awareness training featuring the "Happy Hour" comedy tour with Bernie McGrenahan at Needham Theater in Port Hueneme, Calif., April 10.

#SAAM: NCIS Highlights Text Tips to Report Sexual Assault
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) officials reminded the fleet April 12 of their NCIS Text Tip Tool reporting system.

#SAAM: NSTC Staff Raises Awareness Through Social Media
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) is using social media to get the word out to its training domain during April's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM: Naval Academy Highlights Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
The U.S. Naval Academy's Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention and Education, or SHAPE, program is now in its fifth year.

#SAAM: Assault Craft Unit One Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness
Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 1 Sailors participated in a self-defense course aboard Naval Amphibious Base Coronado as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 11 and 13.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kicks Off at NDSTC
Dive students at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) received unique sexual harassment training April 3 to raise awareness of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

#SAAM: NRNW Holds Sexual Assault Prevention Response Summit
Navy Region Northwest leadership gathered at the Sexual Assault Prevention Response Summit at the Grand Vista ballroom aboard Naval Station (NS) Everett, Wash., Apr. 11, to discuss sexual assault awareness and to provide the tools, knowledge and resources to prevent sexual assault.

#SAAM: Southeast Region Commander Signs Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation
The commander of Navy Region Southeast (NRSE) signed a sexual assault awareness proclamation on board Naval Air Station Jacksonville April 9.

#SAAM: Independence Conducts Sexual Assault Awareness Training at Sea
Sailors aboard littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) are observing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conducting sexual assault awareness training underway.

#SAAM: USFF Holds Media Roundtable for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) held a media roundtable April 10, at USFF headquarters with reporters in attendance and via teleconference, to answer questions about the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) initiatives and training programs.

#SAAM: CNAP Honors Survivors, Victims of Intimate Violence
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNAP) staff is participating in the Naval Base Coronado (NBC) Clothesline Project during the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) April 2012.

#SAAM: Naval Air Station Key West Hosts 'Sex Signals'
Naval Air Station Key West kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 9 by hosting an improvisational show aimed at sexual assault prevention.

#SAAM: Sailors Learn how to 'Beat the Blame Game'
Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) Sailors and civilians attended a training session to promote awareness about sexual assault prevention April 3 at the NAS Jax Officers' Club.

#SAAM: CSCSU, Great Lakes Kicks Off Awareness Month
Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU), Great Lakes held a presentation and potluck to kick off Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 6.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation Signed at Naval Base Guam
U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) and the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) teamed up in April to promote Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness.

#SAAM: Guam Holds Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action
Representatives from commands and units around Guam held a Day of Action picnic at the Joseph Flores Memorial Park in Tumon to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), April 7.

#SAAM: PNSY Holds Candle Light Vigil
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) held its annual candle light vigil in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 3.

#SAAM: Pearl Harbor Volunteers 'Bag' Sexual Assault at Commissary
Hawaii-based DoD service members and civilians volunteered to bag groceries at the Pearl Harbor Commissary while handing out information on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SARP) policies and programs, April 7.

#SAAM: For James E. Williams SAPR Rep, It's Personal
The command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) representative aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) witnessed firsthand how a sexual assault impacted the life of one young female Sailor.

#SAAM: Center Stage at NAS Whiting Field
Naval Air Station Whiting Field welcomed the arrival of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a combined proclamation of principles and educational performance event.

#SAAM: COMSUBPAC Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with training at Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), April 6.

#SAAM: TSC Highlights Prevention Efforts
Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes welcomed a comedian to convey an important message to students and staff April 3 and 4 during the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

#SAAM: Kearsarge Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is one of many commands in the fleet that is using the month of April to raise awareness of sexual assault.

#SAAM: CPPD Leans Forward on Training
The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) began using some of the products it created for the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) observance to train all members of the CPPD headquarters team April 5.

#SAAM: DoD Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault Crimes
The Department of Defense declared April as the month to raise awareness of sexual assault crimes across the world.

#SAAM: Whiting Takes Lead on Assault Awareness
Naval Air Station Whiting Field is redoubling its efforts to promote awareness, avoidance, and action as it enters National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this April.

#SAAM: Kearsarge Sailors Featured in Video to Inform Shipmates
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and three Sailors aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) are playing a prominent role in the campaign to inform the fleet about the affects of sexual assault.

#SAAM: Preventing Sexual Assault; Everyone's Duty
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a yearly reminder to raise awareness and promote the prevention of sexual violence, kicked off April 1.

#SAAM: Great Lakes Kicks Off Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Training Support Center (TSC) and other commands from Naval Station Great Lakes kicked off Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a teal ribbon-hanging ceremony April 2.

#SAAM: Navy Sets Zero Tolerance for Sexual Assault
There is no place for sexual assault in our Navy and efforts are underway to eradicate it from our ranks, said the director of Navy's 2012 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) initiative April 4.

#SAAM: Navy Turns To Twitter to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness
The U.S. Navy took to Twitter April 3 in an effort to help raise awareness of sexual assault throughout the fleet and across the country.

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation Signed at Naval Station Newport
A Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Proclamation was signed by the commanding officer of Naval Station Newport April 2.

#SAAM: Bystander Intervention Training held at Pensacola Training Center
A Master-Train-the-Trainer Team (MTTT) from the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) held Bystander Intervention (BI) training at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) March 26-27.

#SAAM: Navy Announces Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Navy announced Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence through the use of special events and command-level education in NAVADMIN 106/12, released March 28.

Truman Sailors Attend Women's Personal, Professional Growth Symposium
Female Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) attended a women's personal and professional growth symposium aboard the ship's auxiliary barge March 7.

Hawaii-Based Sailors Attend Personal Readiness Summit
A group of subject matter experts arrived in Hawaii to provide Sailors with current information on several Navy issues during a personal readiness summit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), and Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in Kauai, Jan. 31.

Great Lakes CSADD Selected for Shore Chapter of the Year
The Chief of Naval Personnel announced on Jan. 30 the Great Lakes Chapter of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) took top honors as Shore Chapter of the Year for 2011.

Registration Open for Navy Equal Opportunity Symposium
The Navy announced in NAVADMIN 035/12, Jan. 27, the Navy Equal Opportunity Advisor Professional Development Training Symposium will be held Feb. 7-9, at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) aboard Patrick Air Force Base, Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Zero Tolerance: NCIS Aims to Prevent Sexual Assault Crimes
In an effort to bring attention to the sexual assault prevention awareness campaign, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) issued important guidelines and tips on how individuals can report and prevent sexual assault crimes through NCIS' Crime Reduction Program, Dec. 26.

TSC Great Lakes Leaders Stress Sexual Assault Prevention
Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes announced the completion of a successful visit by the Director of Personnel Readiness and Community Support, Dec. 15.

NCIS Crime Reduction Program Fights Sexual Assault
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Crime Reduction Program (CRP) began its first quarter campaign of fiscal year (FY) 2012 with a focus on sexual assault prevention.

Sexual Assault Survey Closes Sept. 30
The Department of the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) reminds all Sailors, Marines and DON civilians to participate in an online survey.

Northwest Sailors Attend Sexual Assault Awareness Training
Sailors assigned to commands around Navy Region Northwest attended Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) mini-summits and sexual assault awareness presentations called "Sex Signals" across the region Aug. 29-31.

Fleet Master Chief Visits CSADD Members in Great Lakes
Navy Total Force/Manpower, Personnel, Education, and Training Fleet Master Chief (SW/AW/SCW) Scott A. Benning visited members of the Great Lakes Area Chapter of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Aug. 23,

All-Hands Participation Needed for Sexual Assault Survey
The Department of the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) announced Aug. 11 that all Sailors, Marines and DON civilians are encouraged to participate in an online survey.

San Diego Sailors Attend Personal Readiness Summit
A series of subject matter experts provided San Diego-area Sailors with current information on a variety of Navy issues during a personal readiness summit Aug. 8-9.

CSADD Produces Bystander Intervention Video
The Great Lakes Chapter of the Coalition of Students Against Destructive Behavior (CSADD) released their latest video production on Bystander Intervention Aug 1.

Chief of Naval Personnel Seeks Nominations For CSADD Sea, Shore Chapters of the Year
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) announced Aug. 4 that the Navy is seeking nominations for the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions' (CSADD) sea and shore chapters of the year.

Training Support Center Great Lakes Students Receive Bystander Intervention Training
An author visited Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes to give a presentation on bystander intervention training to students and staff Aug. 2.

Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team Visits Guantanamo
The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DoN SAPRO) visited with service members assigned to Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay and tenant commands July 11-13.

USS Howard Hosts Women's Symposium
Seventy-five women from USS Howard (DDG 83) and USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93) gathered for a women's symposium in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, to discuss professional development topics for female Sailors July 3.

NMOC Recognized for Equal Employment Opportunity Program Efforts
The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) received the Navy's Nathaniel Stinson Equal Employment Opportunity Program Achievement Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., June 7.

Pacific Partnership Representatives Attend Women's Empowerment Conference
Three women from the Pacific Partnership 2011 team attended the Pacific Women's Empowerment Initiative held in Port Moresby, May 31, to support the movement for women's rights in the South Pacific.

Rota Workshop Focuses on Sexual Assault, Suicide and Substance Abuse Prevention
Navy and Marine Corps leadership aboard U.S. Naval Station (NS) Rota, Spain, attended a U.S. Fleet Forces Command training workshop May 16-17, that focused on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), suicide awareness, and substance abuse prevention.

Learning From the Bystander Intervention Pilot Program
The results of a Navy program aimed at eliminating violence against women were briefed at the Department of the Navy Sexual Assault and Prevention Response Summit held in Orlando, Fla., May 4.

Under Secretary Urges Cultural Change as Sexual Assault Summit Wraps Up
The 2011 Sexual Assault Prevention Summit, hosted by the Department of the Navy (DON), came to a close in Orlando, Fla., May 4.

SECNAV, VCNO Address Senior Leaders, SARCs at Summit
The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) and vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) addressed Navy and Marine Corps leaders and sexual assault response coordinators (SARCs) at the second annual Department of the Navy (DoN) Sexual Assault Prevention Summit in Orlando May 3.

Department of Navy Sexual Assault Summit Stresses Prevention, Awareness
The Department of the Navy (DoN) launched its second annual Sexual Assault Prevention Summit at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center May 2.

Navy Kicks Off 2011 Sexual Assault Prevention Summit
The Department of the Navy (DoN) kicked off its second Sexual Assault Prevention Summit in Orlando, Fla., May 2.

Sexual Assault Awareness 'Shine the Light' Event Spotlights Issue in Coronado
Service members and civilians from Naval Base Coronado's Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SAPR) program recognized the end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the Shine the Light on Sexual Violence event at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., April 28.

Second Fleet Commander Hosts SAPR Luncheon
Sexual Assault Program Response (SAPR) advocates and Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) in the Norfolk area were invited to an appreciation luncheon with Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) in Norfolk April 27.

5K Run Raises Sexual Assault Awareness aboard NAS North Island
More than 100 runners took part in a 5-kilometer run aboard Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), Calif., to raise awareness of sexual assault, April 28.

Race will Increase Sexual Assault Awareness
More than 100 Sailors and civilians joined forces by participating in a base-wide three-mile run or 1.5-mile walk to increase awareness of sexual assault throughout the local community, April 27.

SPAWAR Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month with 5K Walk/Run
In support of the Navy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) hosted a five-kilometer race April 27 in San Diego to raise sexual assault awareness.

A Comedic Approach to a Serious Issue
Comedian Bernie McGrenahan brought his "Happy Hour" comedy show to Great Lakes' Ross Theatre, educating over 3,000 Sailors on topics such as drug abuse, sexual assault and harassment and suicide, April 25-26.

RTC Staff Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault
Recruit Training Command (RTC) authorized its staff to participate in national Denim Day April 20 in an effort to educate recruits on Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

Sexual Assault Awareness Promoted With New Program
Naval Medical Center San Diego's(NMCSD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR) raised sexual assault awareness through a performance-based training program called Sex Signals, April 20.

Eliminating Sexual Assault is Everyone's Duty
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) sponsored a speaking event focused on sexual assault prevention and in conjuction with Sexual Assault Prevention Month, at Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg, April 25.

DOD Launches New Helpline to Support Victims of Sexual Assault
The Department of Defense launched its newest initiative to support victims of sexual assault April 15.

Every Sailor Empowered to Stop Sexual Assaults
In an April 7 announcement in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Navy described sexual assaults as crimes that devastate victims, undermine teamwork, threaten unit cohesiveness and ultimately reduce Fleet Readiness.

Summit Meets in Great Lakes to Plan Sexual Assault Prevention Strategies
Senior Navy leaders in the Great Lakes area are meeting Feb. 16-17 at a summit to plan strategies to prevent sexual assault cases in the Navy, beginning with the Navy's newest Sailors.

Fleet Forces Command Hosts SAPR, Suicide Prevention Workshop
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) hosted the two-day Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), and Suicide Prevention Workshop at the Vista Point conference center, aboard Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Va., Feb. 8.

MCPON Stresses Do Your Part for 'Zero Tolerance' on Sexual Assault
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick D. West released the following message on Sexual Assault to the Fleet Dec. 28.

Navy SAPR Members Conduct Communication Exercise in Rota
The Regional Legal Service Office at Naval Station Rota, Spain, held a table-top exercise to simulate official command responses for sexual assault allegations and reporting procedures Sept. 2 at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota.

Pearl Harbor Submariners Participate in SAPR Pilot Training
Submariners from USS Bremerton (SSN 698) and USS Chicago (SSN 721) are currently participating in the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) train-the-trainer courses on board Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Everett Shines the Light on Sexual Assault
Naval Station Everett recognized Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with an awareness event at the base's Grand Vista Ballroom April 29.

Sexual Assault Prevention is a Year-round Campaign
Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is nearly over, the National Naval Medical Center efforts to combat this problem will be sustained year-round.

Yokosuka Stage Act Teaches Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention
Thirty-five members of the Yokosuka community put on a series of skits to inform others about sexual assault and sexual harassment awareness at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka's (CFAY) Fleet Theater.

From Silent to Outspoken The Goal of a Local Sailor
Hundreds of rumbling feet pounded against the paved roads of Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Charleston, as more than 70 participants raced or walked for the cause, Race Against Rape, April 17.

Navy Leadership Says 'Not in my Navy' to Sexual Assault
The director of Naval Personnel's Plans and Policy Division (NPPPD) said "Not in my Navy" to sexual assault at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Leadership Workshop held on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 19.

Navy Emphasizes Sexual Assault Awareness Efforts During National Observance
The director of Navy's personnel, plans and policy division underscored the services efforts to eradicate sexual assault among its ranks in a podcast released April 16.

Navy Region Southeast Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
Commander, Navy Region Southeast underscored the region's initiatives against sexual assault by signing a Sexual Asssault Awareness Month (SAAM) proclamation Apr. 15.

Sexual Assault Hurts One, Affects All
The impact of sexual assault is both immediate and long-lasting. It first starts with the victim and expands outward to include families, friends, work colleagues, neighbors, according to experts, practitioners and a focus groups conducted this year

2010 SARC Awards Presented at the Pentagon
Service members, civilian employees and Department of Defense personnel gathered in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes to recognize the significant accomplishments of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program advocates from U.S. governmental facilities throughout the world April 9.

Navy Names 2009 Exceptional SARC of the Year
A sexual assault and response coordinator (SARC) stationed in Naples, Italy, will be named the 2009 Exceptional SARC of the Year in a ceremony held at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C., April 9.

DoN Wraps Up First SARC Summit
The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) summit hosted by the Department of the Navy (DON) will come to a close in New Orleans March 26.

DoN Brings Awareness to New SAPR Program
Top leaders within the Department of the Navy (DoN) met to bring awareness to the new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program at the first Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Summit in New Orleans, March 22-26.

DoN Kicks Off First SARC Summit
The Department of the Navy (DoN) kicked off the first Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Summit in New Orleans March 22.

Navy Leadership Drives Forward Against Sexual Assault
Navy leaders discussed the service's efforts to eliminate sexual assault in the ranks during a roundtable March 19 in Washington, D.C.

Defense Department Notes Rise in Sexual Assault Reporting
Reports of sexual assault involving servicemembers rose by 11 percent in fiscal 2009, a senior Defense Department official said March 15.

USFF Holds Sexual Assault Prevention Workshop
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) hosted the Navy's first Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Workshop Feb. 24 at Naval Station Norfolk.

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Recruits for EOD/Dive Communities
Sailor College Participation
Seabees Build Security Posts in Iraq

All Hands Radio -- 20-21 May 2006
NAVY/MARINE CORPS RADIO NEWSCAST
Coalition Forces Respond to Insurgent Attacks in Iraq
Navy EOD and Army Engineers Search for Roadside Bombs

All Hands Radio -- 19 May 2006
NAVY/MARINE CORPS RADIO NEWSCAST
Sailor Killed in Iraq
Ex-Oriskany Sunk as Artificial Reef
Ships Deploy

All Hands Radio -- 18 May 2006
NAVY/MARINE CORPS RADIO NEWSCAST
East Coast Ships to Deploy
Installation Realignment in United Kingdom