Welcome to SAPR Source!

SAPR Source is an authoritative, one-stop shop for SARCs, SAPR VAs, and other SAPR professionals to access timely updates on victim assistance and prevention efforts, activities and events, tools and guidance, and important program and policy updates. SAPR Source is updated monthly or as-needed with key information and resources.

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What's New?

◦It's that time of year again! The Services will need to go through their appropriate channels to nominate their Exceptional SARC for 2017! The signed memo and submission guidelines are available for download here.

◦DoD SAPRO has announced the 2017 SAAPM Theme: "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission."This theme offers numerous opportunities to deliver messages that relate to both the individual and unit level. Each Service member -- regardless of grade -- can encourage behaviors that foster a climate of dignity and respect, and in doing so, help ensure our readiness to complete the Department's mission.

◦The Department recently released the "Plan to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Assault of Military Men." Find the plan here.

◦The Department recently released the DoD Retaliation Prevention and Response Implementation Plan, which details how DoD and the Military Services, to include the National Guard Bureau (NGB), will execute tasks in the identified issue areas and institutionalize a comprehensive and consistent approach to retaliation prevention and response across the Department related to reports of sexual assault and complaints of sexual harassment. Moving forward, the Military Services will align their Service retaliation prevention and response strategic policies and plans with the RPRS and this implementation plan.