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Sexual Assault: The Court-Martial Process and Victim’s Rights

SAAPM Courage to Support blog

The Navy is observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “Courage.” This week’s focus is “Courage to Support.” This blog represents the continuation of a blog posted yesterday and addresses victim’s rights and the support available during the trial process. By Teresa Scalzo, Deputy Director, Trial Counsel …

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Navy App Teaches Sailors to Combat Stress

Screen shot of the Stress Resilience Training System app

By Cmdr. Joseph Cohn Office of Naval Research Warfighter Performance Department You’ve probably heard the marketing campaign, “There’s an app for that.” Now, an iPad app will teach Sailors and Marines to understand their stress responses and how to manage them. Stress Resilience Training System introduction The Office of Naval Research and …

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21st Century Sailor and Marine – One Year Later

21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative

This blog post by Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan M. Garcia, provides an overview of the  Navy’s 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative one year later. A year ago we launched the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative to maximize Sailor and …

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From Medical Residency to Naval Operational Medicine

By Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin Palms sweating, heart beating fast, orders in hand, I stepped onto the brow of the mighty warship. “You must be the new SMO?” remarked the Officer of the Deck, rendering a crisp salute. Returning the salute I said, “Yes, my name is Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, and I’m the …

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