By Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben Chief of Navy Chaplains This year’s theme: Know Your Part, Do Your Part reminds us that we all have a role to play in sexual assault awareness, prevention and bystander intervention so collectively we can eliminate sexual assault from our ranks. All across the …Read More »
By Capt. Karl O. Thomas Commanding Officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Over my 29 years in our Navy, I’ve experienced several major cultural shifts to include women’s roles and responsibilities, a focus on fitness, smoking cessation, widespread acceptance of sexual orientation and most recently sexual assault awareness and prevention. …Read More »
A Message from the Surgeon General: “Be Someone’s Hero” — Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part.
By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery April marks Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and I take this issue very seriously. That means I have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to sexual assault and I expect …Read More »
By Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd Chief of Chaplains Sexual assault betrays our core values of honor, courage and commitment. It attacks the human dignity of our shipmates. It affects the survivor for years to come. It undermines the morale of our Sailors and the teamwork of our commands — …Read More »
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 …Read More »
The Navy is observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “Courage.” This week’s focus is “Courage to Support.” If you are the victim of sexual assault, what do you do? Who can you talk to? How do you report what happened to you? This blog answers those questions, and explains …Read More »
The Navy is observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “Courage.” This week’s focus is “Courage to Prevent.” We asked one of our sexual assault response coordinators to share what it means to have the courage to prevent sexual assault. This is Julia Powell’s story. As a …Read More »