SHARP Academy

On March 6, 2020 the Combined Arms Center Staff Judge Advocate COL Alexander Pickands addressed the Army SHARP Academy graduation class....Read More
On February 14, 2020 COL Kenneth Hawley, Director for Academic Affairs within Army University, addressed the Army SHARP Academy graduation class. ...Read More
Dr. Wendy L. Patrick is a career trial attorney, recognized by her peers as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego presented at the Army SHARP Academy Professional Forum on 4 February 2020. Dr. Patrick provided the attendees insight on the individual duties in preventing and responding to sexual assault, myths about sex crimes and predators, the understanding of the offender/victim relationship and the recognition of problem behavior....Read More
On November 15, 2019 Col. Joseph Roach, Deputy Director The Research and Analysis Center, addressed the Army SHARP Academy graduation class. ...Read More
Mr. Mike Domitrz is the founder of Center for Respect and presented at the Army SHARP Academy Professional Forum on 29 October 2019. Mr. Domitrz provided the attendees an understanding of Male Sexual Assault, the transformation of a culture, respect in the workplace and “What to Do” rather than “What Not to Do.”...Read More
Mr. Jarett Wright is an 8 year Army veteran and while serving as a Cavalry Scout in Iraq from 2010-2011 was a victim of sexual assault. Mr. Wright presented at the Army SHARP Academy Professional Forum on 8 August 2019 and provided the attendees insight on a male sexual assault victim mindset and the command climate that can prevent or cause sexual assault....Read More
Mary C. Gentile, PhD, Creator/Director of Giving Voice to Values, presented at the Army SHARP Academy’s Professional Forum on 18 April 2019. Dr. Gentile provided insight to the attendees on prevention dialogue, prevention of Sexual Harassment/Assault and retaliatory behavior within an organization....Read More
Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy hosted a Proclamation Signing ceremony April 1 to kick off CAC and Fort Leavenworth's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or SAAPM. "An integral responsibility of commanders is to set the conditions that enforce Army standards to prevent and report sexual offenses when they occur. I expect leaders and Soldiers at all levels to be involved in the prevention of and elimination of sexual assault in our ranks," Lundy said. Lt. Gen. Lundy's comments resonate with this year's SAAPM theme of "I Ask," which sends the message that asking for consent is a normal and necessary part of interactions that helps to prevent sexual assaults from happening in the first place. For people to simply say, "I Ask" shows an understanding of the most basic communication step in avoiding sexual assaults: obtaining consent. While the focus of SAAPM is always on victims and awareness, this year's theme endeavors to prevent assaults and build on the core Army Value of respect. ...Read More

Our Mission

As the Army's Training and Leader Development proponent for SHARP, the Army SHARP Academy (ASA) educates and trains Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs), Victim Advocates (VAs), SHARP Trainers, and Program Managers; and is responsible for Army wide SHARP Education, Training, and Leader Development. (TR 10-5-4)

Our Vision

To prevent the occurrence of Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault within the Army through education and training, that develops the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes that contribute to positive organizational climates and a culture of dignity and respect.