Health & Safety

April 5, 2013

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12 main reasons incidents go unreported:

  • Didn’t know how to report
  • Feared retaliation or that the incident would happen again
  • Did not trust the reporting process
  • Concern over protecting identity
  • Did not want to cause trouble in the unit
  • Fear of being treated badly if reported (44 percent female – 31 percent male responses)
  • Didn’t want family to know
  • Didn’t want superiors to know
  • Lack of proof that incident happened
  • Didn’t want fellow Airmen to know
  • Not clear it was a crime or that harm was intended
  • Did not think it was serious

Seven main reasons victims file a report:

  • To get help after the incident
  • To get medical care after the incident
  • To catch or find the person
  • Because it is a crime
  • To prevent further crimes against the victim by that person
  • To punish the person
  • To stop this person from committing other crimes against anyone else
  • Courtesy of DoD 2010 Gallop Survey of Military Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April 2013

We Own it … We’ll Solve it … Together

Stand in Their Shoes and Make a Difference Shoe Decorating Contest

Sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office Team

Decorate any type of shoe, sandal or boot in support of all victims, survivors and their families. Provide the artist’s name, squadron and duty phone number on the sole of the shoe.

When the shoe decoration is complete, drop it off at the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office, located in Bldg. 1150, Room 1052. All submissions are due no later than April 24.

The shoes will be displayed at a date and location to be determined.

For more information, call Master Sgt. Andrea Heisig at (623) 856-2617 or the SARC office at (623) 856-4878.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Senior Airman James Hensley

May: Asthma Awareness Month – Controlling symptoms important to quality of life

Senior Airman James Hensley Marian Budnik, 56th Medical Group healthcare coach, shows Stephen Delgado, 56th MDG customer support technician, how to use peak flow which measures lung function May 5 at Luke Air Force Base. Health...
 
 

Street Beat

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents May 4 through 10: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 21 moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents May 8: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident involving a privately owned vehicle and a fixed object at Bldg. 1514. There were...
 
 

TRICARE revises coverage by screening compound drugs

Beginning May 1 Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, began screening ingredients in compound drug claims to ensure they are safe and effective and covered by TRICARE. This screening process is like the one TRICARE already uses for other prescription drugs, but it will now apply to the ingredients in compound drugs. Compound drugs are...
 

 

What motorcyclists and passenger vehicle drivers should know

Helmets: Even if you drive in a state that does not require the use of a helmet, it is recommended to wear one. NHTSA estimates that helmets saved the lives of 1,699 motorcyclists in 2012. If all motorcyclists had worn helmets, an additional 781 lives could have been saved. Licensing issues: 24 percent of motorcycle...
 
 

Street Beat

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 27 through May 3: Tickets Security forces issued citations for four moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents April 27: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at Bldg. 1124 parking lot. There were no injuries. Nonemergency responses April 30: Security forces...
 
 

Trainee breaks 90 percent, never looks back

“Lee, get off my track!” the instructor yelled. The time clock showed that 21 minutes had passed. Everyone in my flight was finished with the mile-and-a-half run except me. I didn’t finish. Before that we had been mock tested on the sit-up and pushup portion of the test. I performed six sit-ups and zero pushups...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin