SHARP Academy

Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Helton sign the CAC Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation April 1 in Grant Auditorium of the CAC Headquarters building. As professionals, we all must have the courage to act decisively in the face of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Every member of this team plays a vital role in the CAC mission; continue to treat each other with dignity and respect. We need every member of the team to be safe and secure. For more information on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, to make a restricted or unrestricted report of sexual assault, Soldiers, and adult Family members can call the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Hotline at 913-683-1443 or stop by the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Resource Center at 632 McClellan Avenue, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Additional support is available through the Department of Defense Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott Gibson)...Read More
November 3, 2020 Virtual Professional Forum Annie Forrest is the Engagement Manager, National Partnerships of The One Love Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to educating people about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships. One Love’s work with United States military branches, national community-based organizations, and corporations, as well as programmatic expansion in the state of Florida. ...Read More
On November 13, 2020 the Director of Operation, TRADOC Analysis Center, Mr. Bradley W. Pippin addressed the Army SHARP Academy graduation class....Read More
On April 30, 2021 the Combined Arms Center Chaplin COL Michael Jeffries addressed the Army SHARP Academy graduation class. ...Read More
August 19, 2020 Virtual Professional Forum Dr. Roy Nafarrete is President of Change the Culture, LLC, a consulting company specializing in primary prevention of destructive behaviors. Roy is also a former lecturer in management at Walden University, and a 28 year Navy veteran, serving as a Human Resources Officer for Special Operations, the Naval Aviation community, Navy Recruiting and the Chief of Naval Operations. In 2014, he transferred to his final job in the Navy as Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Officer for Commander, Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT). ...Read More
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

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.