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  • 3 May 2013
    Training & Education

    On April 25, Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville held a “Take Back the Night” event in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Take Back the Night is a time to come together as a community to speak out against sexual assault, domestic violence, sexual abuse and all forms of sexual violence. The evening ceremony, at the […]

  • 17 December 2014

    A US Coast Guardsman was sentenced to six months confinement for Sexual Assault and other violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice during a general court-martial aboard Coast Guard Base Alameda Friday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Harold C. Sanchez was also sentenced to a reduction in pay grade to E-1, the military’s lowest pay […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Center for Service Support (CSS) Sailors and civilian employees observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct. 7. The concept of Domestic Violence Awareness Month began as a “Day of Unity” in October 1981, and soon after evolved into an entire week. In 1987 the first monthly observance took place. Two years later Congress passed a law […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    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. Rear Adm. Mark Rich, commander Navy Region Northwest, presented the award, which recognizes individuals whose work has been particularly noteworthy and demonstrates outstanding service in […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will participate in a memorial track and field competition, or “field day,” Feb. 16, to honor the victims of the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Kimberly Henry coordinated the field day with the Second Class Association’s […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) Two died while conducting diving operations in Maryland, Feb. 26. One victim was declared deceased at the scene. A second victim was transported to a local medical facility where he was later pronounced dead. The service members’ next of kin have been notified however the names […]

  • 16 August 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Thursday seven new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department’s sexual assault prevention and response effort. In a memo to the field, Hagel called elimination of sexual assault in the military one of the department’s top priorities.  “This effort requires our absolute and sustained commitment to providing a safe […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The US Department of the Navy and City of Chattanooga held a ceremony Aug. 15 at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s, McKenzie Arena in memory of the Sailor and four Marines killed in the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) shooting on July 16. The lives of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Emergency response teams at Naval Station Everett coordinated with the city of Everett’s Fire Department, local hospitals and other community authorities during the base’s annual emergency response Exercise Reliant Cloud, June 25. The exercise simulated a scenario in which a vehicle collision causes a chemical tanker truck to begin leaking, and releasing toxic chemicals resulting […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    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. The march is one of several events scheduled this month to increase awareness and prevention of sexual assault. Lt. Matt Drayton, base chaplain, said it is important to recognize that sexual […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Station Mayport’s Commanding Officer Capt. Wes McCall signed the proclamation to “take the pledge” officially kicking off the Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 2. “Team Mayport is pledging to be strong and take a firm stand against domestic violence against family members,” said Olivia Duffy, domestic abuse victim advocate at Mayport’s Fleet and Family […]

  • 9 June 2014

    A good Samaritan and U.S. Coast Guard crew assisted in the rescue of six people from a burning vessel 46 miles south southwest of Dauphin Island, Alabama, on Saturday.   The Coast Guard received a report from the good Samaritan vessel Blue Water Cowboy that a 27-foot contender had an engine fire. The Blue Water […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Training & Education

    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). The day kicked off with Lincoln Sailors walking in silence, to raise awareness of the silence victims of sexual […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed members of the Department of Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), June 6. Dr. Paul Garst, SAPRO deputy director, Mr. Loren Linscott, SAPRO program analyst, and Chief Boatswain’s Mate Dena Partain, SAPRO representative, met with Capt. Greg Fenton, George Washington’s commanding […]

  • 21 November 2013

    A KDC-10 transport aircraft of the Royal Netherlands Air Force delivered 29 tonnes of aid to the city of Cebu in the Philippines last week. The aid, made available by the affiliated aid organisations in the Netherlands (SHO), is intended for the thousands of victims of the destructive force of typhoon Haiyan. The Defence organisation […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The American and Italian flags flew side-by-side at half-mast as a blanket of silence fell upon the hundreds of Sailors, civilians and local nations who reflected upon the nearly 3,000 lives lost and sacrifices made Sept. 11, 2001. A remembrance ceremony was held on the U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Capodichino, commemorating the 12th […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Eleven passengers, two of whom had to be rushed to a hospital due to dog bites, were successfully rescued by the personnel of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Cuyo from a distressed motor boat one nautical mile from Cuyo Pier in Palawan. The incident was reported to CGS Cuyo last Monday, on 5 August. According to […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    When most Americans rolled out of bed Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001, it probably never crossed any of their minds that the entire geopolitical world would be shaken to its very core that day. The terrorist attacks that occurred in New York City and Washington, D.C. 11 years ago changed the world, and the effects […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sexual Assault Prevention and Response-Fleet (SAPR-F) training concluded aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) July 1. The training, led by Stennis Senior enlisted and commissioned personnel, was in accordance with NAVADMIN 156/13 and NAVADMIN 158/13 requiring fleet wide completion by July 1. “It [SAPR training] reemphasized the need for a […]

  • 24 June 2014

    The memory of those killed during a Sept. 16, 2013, shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard will always burn brightly and the wounds will carry on for a lifetime, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said June 23.   Mabus spoke at a Navy Yard ceremony held to honor the three women and nine men who […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and Civilians assigned to Commander, Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW) received free Hands-Only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training during Sidewalk CPR Day, June 5.   Members from CNRSW’s Federal Fire Department set up an information booth and provided Sailors and civilians with CPR techniques and hands-on training using manikins. Sidewalk CPR Day is national campaign by […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    In the aftermath of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) on board Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Sept. 17. An EFAC is the central point for promoting short and long-term recovery. This includes the return to a stable environment and mission ready status for Department of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy announced the 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) theme of “Courage” and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence in NAVADMIN 075/13 released March 25. The Navy’s theme for the month is “Courage” and will support the Department of Defense’s theme of “We own it…we’ll solve it …together.” […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Training & Education

    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. The month of April was designated as SAAM, and commands throughout the Navy have been providing general military training and hosting special […]

  • 24 February 2011

    In the vast waters around the Gulf of Aden, roughly 1 million square miles of sea, finding pirates and rescuing their victims is something e… By Jeanette Steele (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, February 24, 2011;

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Sept. 6 that amphibious transport dock ship USS New York will participate in numerous events throughout the city honoring the victims and responders from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Additionally, 170 members of the 9/11 Families Association, which includes […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Federal Occupations Health and Employee Assistance Program (FOHEAP) will continue to provide support to personnel affected by the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (WNY) as the Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Teams (SPRINT) return to Portsmouth, Va. Oct. 3, 2013. The SPRINT teams, made up of psychologists, chaplains, corpsmen and religious program specialists, comprise […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors departed their homeport in Groton, Conn., for Joplin, Mo., June 1, to assist with recovery efforts following a tornado that tour through city last month. The eight Sailors elected to take voluntary leave for one week to assist victims and with cleanup efforts in Joplin. “The real story […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is in the process of conducting command-wide Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training. The training is being conducted to comply with NAVADMIN 156/13 and NAVADMIN 158/13 that mandates all military service members and Department of Defense (DoD) employees must complete command-SAPR training before July 1. With the […]