Rock Island Arsenal personnel walk to show support for sexual assault awareness, prevention
By Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs
April 26, 2018 1 / 10 Col. Steve Allen, chief of staff, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, gives opening remarks prior to the SAAPM walk April 26 at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 10 Rock Island Arsenal personnel begin walk. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 10 RIA personnel receive information and are offered SHARP-related items during a stop during the walk. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 10 Rock Island Arsenal personnel participate in walk. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 10 About 70 people participate in the walk April 26 at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. Shown are people gathering at a stop to receive information on SAAPM and items offered to them. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 6 / 10 RIA personnel receive literature and items offered to them near the shoreline of the Mississippi River. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 7 / 10 RIA personnel participate in SAAPM walk April 26. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 8 / 10 A ball is thrown out to a walker who answered a SHARP-related question correctly. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 9 / 10 RIA personnel participating in the SAAPM walk were offered the opportunity to sign a board as part of a pledge to eradicate sexual harassment and sexual assault. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 10 / 10 Meghan McAndrew, SHARP program manager, RIA and U.S. Army Sustainment Command, gives out information at the end of the walk in Constitution Square. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Installation personnel came out to participate in a special walk April 26 to show unity in support of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and to spread awareness of available resources and reporting channels.
The walk, comprised of about 70 people, lasted one hour beginning 11 a.m. at Constitution Square. The walk including various stops with tables set-up to educate people on the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program and to offer SHARP-related items.
SHARP's primary mission is the prevention of sexual assault/harassment as a means to support Army commanders in their efforts to maintain the highest levels of unit and organizational readiness.
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