• A crowd is gathered at the Forward Operating Base Marez gym April 24 for a 4-mile run in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event was organized by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Equal Opportunity Team to raise awareness of sexual violence and to educate participants on preventive measures.

    A crowd is gathered at the Forward Operating...

    A crowd is gathered at the Forward Operating Base Marez gym April 24 for a 4-mile run in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event was organized by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Equal Opportunity Team to raise awareness of sexual...

  • Soldiers sprint towards the finish of a 4-mile run in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 24. The run was sponsored by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Equal Opportunity Team to raise local awareness of sexual violence and to give a voice to victims of sexual assault.

    Soldiers sprint towards the finish of a 4-mile...

    Soldiers sprint towards the finish of a 4-mile run in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 24. The run was sponsored by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Equal Opportunity Team to raise local awareness of sexual...

FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, MOSUL, Iraq - An open invitation 4-mile run in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month was held by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Equal Opportunity Team April 24 on Forward Operating Base Marez in Iraq.

The goal of Sexual Assault Awareness Month is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.

"By pooling our resources, we can highlight sexual violence as a major issue through activities like the 4-miler. Drawing attention to the problem will reinforce the need for preventive measures and efforts," said Sgt. 1st Class Cadonna Odom, the Greywolf Equal Opportunity Advisor.

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