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What You Need to Know About the Fleet-Wide Sexual Assault Awareness Stand-down

Capt. Daniel Prince, chief of staff of Commander, Submarine Group (SUBGRU) 9, speaks to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor submarine senior leadership to kick off all-hands sexual assault awareness training as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Apr. 11, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ahron Arendes/Released)

By Capt. Paul Rosen 21st Century Sailor Office These are the five things every Sailor needs to know about the Fleet-Wide Sexual Assault Awareness Stand-down.   1) There has been SAPR training throughout the fleet recently. Why are we having an additional stand-down? Sexual assault continues to be a problem in …

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21st Century Sailor Office Established For Resiliency, Readiness Programs

21st Century Sailor and Marine logo

By Rear Adm. Walter “Ted” Carter  Director, 21st Century Sailor Office NAVADMIN 153/13 announced the establishment of the 21st Century Sailor Office (OPNAV N17), which reorganized existing Navy resources to create a comprehensive, Sailor-focused resiliency effort. Below are five things you need to know about the 21st Century Sailor Office. What is the 21st …

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Wounded Warrior Games 2013: A Navy Chaplain’s Perspective

This year’s Wounded Warrior Games will come to a close this evening. In this blog, Navy Chaplain Bill Middleton, director for CREDO NDW, shares his experiences at this year’s games. “We know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” (Romans 5:3 NIV) We gathered in the Summit Room …

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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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