What is Sexual Assault and Harassment?
Sexual assault is a crime. It is defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.
Sexual Harassment is a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature between the same or opposite genders when submission to, or rejection of, such conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, work performance, or creates a hostile or intimidating work environment.
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Prevention Begins with You.
Immediately report any activity that indicates a sexual assault may take place or has taken place. The safety of your fellow service members, your unit, and your community may depend on your reporting of these incidents. You should report any suspicious behavior immediately to your commander, Military Police, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, or Victim Advocate.
Sexual assault can be prevented. As Soldiers and Airmen, our core values demand that we act. There are no passive bystanders. We must protect our Team Members, Battle Buddies, and Wingmen. When you see, or sense, the risk of sexual harassment, or sexual assault, it is your duty to intervene and protect your fellow Soldiers, Airmen, and community members.
As Soldiers and Airmen, we are duty bound to Intervene, Act and Motivate others to stop sexual assaults and the sexually offensive language and gestures that create an environment friendly to sexual assault.
Review the resources for Leadership below, to learn how to make make our team safer and stronger.