SHARP Academy

Col. David M. Cassella, commander of Munson Army Health Center, was the guest speaker at today's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduation at Fort Leavenworth. Click the photo above to see more photos from this event....Read More
The U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy hosted its first Professional Forum at Marshall Auditorium of 2017 on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The event was entitled “Building Safe Communities in our Nation’s Schools,” and featured speakers from five different universities and a guest from the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA). Click the photo above to read more. To view more photos, visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/129299088@N05/albums/72157676519047954....Read More
Col. Norma J. Bradford, assistant chief of staff for U.S Army Reserve Affairs, was the guest speaker at today's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduation at Fort Leavenworth. Janet Dillingham was presented with the Academic Excellence Award. Additionally, Sgt. First Class Ashley Davis (not shown) was presented the Spirit Award a day earlier. Click the photo above to see more photos from this event....Read More
Col. Edward T. Bohnemann, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, was the guest speaker at today's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduation at Fort Leavenworth....Read More
Dr. James Hopper, an independent consultant and teaching associate in Psychology at Harvard Medical School, speaks to attendees of a U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy Professional Forum at Marshall Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27. The forum was entitled "Understanding the Neurobiology of a Sexual Assault Victim." Click the photo above to read more on this story....Read More
The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduated Class 16-011 in a ceremony today, Thursday, Sept. 1, in Grant Auditorium. Col. Craig Merutka, staff judge advocate for the U.. Army Combined Arms Center, was the guest speaker for the event. Special awards were presented to Sgt. 1st Class Roshunda Bassett-Olson (Academic Excellence Award) and Sgt. 1st Class Latisha Brossard (Spirit Award)....Read More
The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduated Class 16-010 in a ceremony today, Friday, Aug. 26, in Grant Auditorium. Kirby Brown, deputy to the commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, was the guest speaker for the event. Special awards were presented to Lisa Lerma (Academic Excellence Award) and Sgt. 1st Class Nicole Ratchford (Spirit Award). Additionally, Staff Sgt. James House received the commander's coin from Brown for performing much needed first aid to a fellow student during the school year....Read More
Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and his staff spent time with the U.S. Army SHARP Academy leadership Wednesday, Aug. 10 to gain a greater appreciation about the training program to develop unit Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates. Roberts was impressed to learn enlistees receive sexual assault and sexual harassment awareness training at the recruiting station. Once at basic training, new recruits will also receive a 3-hour block of instruction on SHARP within the first 14 days of training, and the avenues available to them should they experience a problem while in the service....Read More

Our Mission

The US Army SHARP Academy educates, trains and supports highly competent and effective SHARP professionals across all components of the Army. In addition, the SHARP Academy functions as a leader in the Army's efforts to build a culture of dignity and respect based on the Army Ethic.

Our Objectives

  • Professionalize our SHARP Personnel through a challenging and academically rigorous program
  • Increase the rate of innovation across the Army in SHARP Training and Education
  • Demonstrate the Army's Commitment to reducing sexual violence in our ranks
  • Become a leader in the National Dialogue on sexual violence