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SAPR News 2004-2010

Fall 2009

Fall 2009 Newsletter

This newsletter was published in the Fall of 2009.

DOD Evaluates Sexual Harassment & Violence Programs At Military Service Academies

Key findings from "The DoD Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the United States Military Service Academies for Academic Program Year (APY) 2008-2009."

Summer 2009

Summer 2009 Newsletter

This newsletter was published in the Summer of 2009.

Exceptional SARC Awardees

Program of the Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator award ceremony.

Spring 2009

2009 DSAID Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

Privacy Impact Assessment for the Defense Sexual Assault Database.

Spring 2009 Newsletter

This newsletter was published in the Spring of 2009

October 2008

Radio Blog

Radio Blog Dot Mil Docs Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness in the Military
On October 30, 2008, Dot Mil Docs featured Dr. Kaye Whitley, Director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO). Dr. Whitley discussed her team's efforts to enhance and improve prevention of sexual assault through training and education programs, treatment and support of victims and system accountability in order to create a climate of confidence and trust where everyone is afforded respect and dignity.

Dot Mil Docs was a 30-minute, live, online radio show done in interview format. The program highlights the military health system and the people who make it work. You can tune in to the broadcast here on our website and each show is archived online, available for listening at any time, day or night.

Fall 2008

Fall 2008 Newsletter 

This Newsletter was published in the Autumn of 2008.

Spring 2008

Spring 2008 Newsletter 

This Newsletter was published in the Spring of 2008.

July 2007

July 2007 Newsletter

This newsletter was published in the month of July, 2007.

April 2007

April 2007 Newsletter

This newsletter was published in the month of April, 2007.

Press Release: Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention Office Observes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In observance of SAAM, the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) conducted its annual campaign, Stand Up Against Sexual Assault... Make a Difference, which promotes a climate of respect and encourages every Service member to join in a cooperative effort to end sexual violence.

March 2006

DoD Release Sexual Assault Report for 2005

The Department of Defense announced the release of the second annual report on the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program. The report provides data on alleged sexual assaults reported to military officials during calendar year 2005 in which members of the Armed Forces are victims or offenders.

September 2005

National Sexual Assault Conference Transcript: A National Conference on Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention

The Department of Defense discussed the changes it is making to prevent sexual assault and to respond more effectively to sexual crimes when they occur.

May 2005

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

The Department of Defense completed the first phase in establishing a comprehensive sexual assault prevention and response policy for military departments.

August 2004

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Joint Task Force (Sexual Assault Prevention and Response)

Commanders are directed to lead a joint team to address the issue of sexual assault prevention and response within the Department of Defense.

May 2004

DoD Sexual Assault Task Force Completes Review

The Department of Defense announced that its Task Force on Care for Victims of Sexual Assaults has completed its review of the Department's policy, programs and effectiveness to provide the best possible care to victims of sexual assault. The report was completed on April 30, 2004, and delivered to the Secretary of Defense for review and consideration.

Defense Department Briefing on Task Force Report on Care of Victims of Sexual Assault

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S. C. Chu and Director, DoD Task Force on Care of Victims of Sexual Assaults, Ellen P. Embrey presented the Task Force Report on Care of Victims of Sexual Assault.

April 2004

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Confronting Sexual Assault
Commanders are directed to take local action to immediately address reported gaps in sexual assault prevention and response.

February 2004

DoD Sexual Assault Task Force Lead Appointed
The Department of Defense announced that the former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Dr. David S.C. Chu directed Ellen P. Embrey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection and Readiness, to lead the DoD Task Force on Care for Victims of Sexual Assaults.

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Department of Defense Care for Victims of Sexual Assaults
Secretary of Defense Memorandum and the former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Dr. David S.C. Chu, established Task Force on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault.

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Department of Defense Care for Victims of Sexual Assaults
Memorandum to Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) to review the way DoD handles treatment and care of victims of sexual assault in the Military Services.