Mountain leader's personal trauma conveys tangible threat of sexual violence

By Staff Sgt. Paige BehringerApril 8, 2019

Nicole Bellinger (right), the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program victim advocate for 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, presents a SHARP medallion to Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Simon, a public affairs noncommissioned officer in the 27th Public Affairs Detachment, for her service as a victim advocate and dedication to the SHARP program, April 3, 2019, at Fort Drum, New York. Simon spoke to 2BCT Soldiers during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and candidly recounted her own sexual assault and healing journey. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nicole Bellinger (right), the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program victim advocate for 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, presents a SHARP medallion to Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Simon, a public affairs noncommissioned officer in the 27th Public Affairs Detachment, for her service as a victim advocate and dedication to the SHARP program, April 3, 2019, at Fort Drum, New York. Simon spoke to 2BCT Soldiers during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and candidly recounted her own sexual assault and healing journey. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer) VIEW ORIGINAL