SHARP News Archive

Fri, 2017-02-24 10:38

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.

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Wed, 2017-02-15 09:23

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.

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Fri, 2016-12-02 11:02

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.

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Fri, 2016-11-18 11:12

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.

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Mon, 2016-10-31 14:47

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.

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Thu, 2016-09-01 10:50

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).

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Fri, 2016-08-26 11:01

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.

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Wed, 2016-08-10 14:15

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.

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Wed, 2016-08-10 13:08

Beth Colbert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, presents Lt. Col. Jeffery Bevington, chief leader of development education and training for the U.S. Army SHARP Academy, and Maj. Timothy Migliore, capabilities developer at the U.S. Army National Simulation Center a trophy for winning first place at the Second Annual Kansas City Federal Executive Board Innovation Connection held at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Tuesday, Aug. 9. The team submitted the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Command Team Trainer - also known as ELITE SHARP CTT - and won top honors against eight other entrees. To read more, click the photos above.

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Mon, 2016-07-25 10:57

The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center is doing its part of ensure the total Army is equipped with trained professionals to help reduce incidents of sexual harassment and assault, train the force about these sad realities and respond in the most effective manner to those who find themselves victims of these heinous acts. To read more about the SHARP Academy's tie to readiness, click the photo above.

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