Sexual assault in the Marine Corps is preventable. There are actions that Commanding Officers, and leaders at every level, can take to prevent sexual assault in their unit. For more information on sexual assault and sexual harassment resources, visit the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) website or contact your local SARC.
You may have a friend, loved one, or family member who was sexually assaulted. They may be struggling to get through this tragic event and reach out to you for help. Consider these "Do’s" and "Don'ts" when offering support.
When a victim of sexual assault decides to report, it's important to understand the options available. Knowing the difference between Restricted and Unrestricted Reporting will help you avoid issues down the road. Let's take a closer look.