Secretary of the Army John McHugh speaks during the 6th Annual I. A.M.
Strong Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention Summit, held on Joint Base
Andrews, Md., June 11, 2013. The SHARP program is the Army's principal program to prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults. The goal is to eliminate incidents of sexual harassment and assault through a comprehensive program that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, reporting options, timely responses, and victim support services and accountability. The purpose of the summit is to provide forums for commanders to learn best practices from each other, as well as engage the commanders in an open discussion about the strategic future direction of the SHARP Program and how to meet Army goals.