SHARP News Archive

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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Wed, 2016-07-06 09:27

The Army's Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment (ELITE)-SHARP Command Team Trainer (CTT) is an interactive simulator used by command teams to effectively work with Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates in responding to incidences of sexual harassment and assault. Click on the screenshot to read a Stand To about the video game program.

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Fri, 2016-06-24 10:18

Brig. Gen. Eugene LeBoeuf, executive vice provost of Academic Affairs for Army University, addresses SHARP Academy Graduating Class 16-009 at a ceremony Friday, June 24, in Grant Auditorium.

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Fri, 2016-06-17 10:24

A delegation of congressional staffers received a brief from Col. Geoffrey Catlett, director of the U.S. Army SHARP Academy today. Staffers in attendance were Baruch Humble with Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins office, Catherine Ross with Sen. Jerry Moran's team, Victoria Warmouth with the U.S. Army Congressional Budget Liaison Office (SAFM-BUL), Ryan Canfield with Congressman Harold Rogers office, and A.J. Relihan from Congressman Mike Pompeo's team. The briefing highlighted the Army's commitment to greatly reducing sexual assault and harassment.

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Thu, 2016-05-26 10:13

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduated Class 16-008 during a small ceremony held in Flint Hall at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Sgt. Maj. Eli A. Valenzuela, DCG-ARNG sergeant major for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, was the event's keynote speaker.

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Fri, 2016-05-20 11:01

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy graduated Class 16-007 today during a small ceremony held in Grant Auditorium at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Col. Andrew Shoffner, garrison commander of Fort Leavenworth was the keynote speaker.

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