The Coast Guard is working to create a culture where our entire workforce understands sexual assault is a crime and will tolerate nothing short of respect for their fellow shipmates. As shipmates, each and every person in the Coast Guard [...]
Coast Guard Compass asked Scott Berkowitz, president and founder of Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, to share his thoughts on the new Safe Helpline initiative that provides support to adult active duty and reserve members of the armed services and the National Guard. As Sexual Assault Awareness month comes to a close, preventing sexual assault remains everyone’s duty.
As we wrap up our series in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, guest blogger Dr. Patrick McGann offers up a frank assessment of the Coast Guard’s efforts to eradicate sexual violence from our service and reminds us that creating [...]
Coast Guard lawyers, commonly referred to as JAGs, are on the front line of the battle to eradicate sexual assaults from the service. Working side-by-side with the Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) and victim advocates, Coast Guard lawyers are responsible for prosecuting [...]
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Coast Guard Compass will feature weekly stories throughout April on the service’s efforts to create a zero tolerance environment with respect to sexual assault. The Coast Guard’s position on sexual assaults [...]