Sexual assault is a crime that is incompatible with Marine Corps values of honor, courage, and commitment. Not only does it undermine mission readiness and unit cohesion, sexual assault results in an irrevocable loss of faith in the institution and violates the basic principles every Marine has vowed to defend. In step with the 2012 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Campaign Plan, the SAPR Program has implemented large-scale Corps-wide training initiatives, utilizing a top-down leadership model. SAPR’s training message charges leadership with establishing an environment that is non-permissive to any misconduct or crime – especially sexual assault – and is receptive to victims reaching out for help, providing the best possible care for Marines in need.
For more information on the Marine Corps SAPR program, please visit
To access MCO 1752.5B, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, please visit:
To access DoD Instruction 6495.02, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, please visit:
If you are a victim of sexual assault, contact your Uniformed Victim Advocate, or click on the following link to locate your installation’s 24/7 Sexual Assault Helpline:
You can also call the DoD Safe Helpline at 1-877-995-5247, also available 24/7.