BRIEFING: Male Sexual Assault in the Military
The Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus invites you to attend a briefing on male sexual assault. The latest report from the Department of Defense’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) showed that a large number of men in the military are victims of sexual assault, and that men are less likely to come forward and report. The claim is supported by a March GAO report that estimated at most only 13 percent of males reported their assaults, which is significantly lower than the percentage of females who report.
Please join us for a panel discussion with the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, male survivors about the physical and mental trauma that male survivors of sexual assault experience, and the treatment and resources available.
Who: Dr. Nathan Galbreath, Senior Executive Advisor for the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention Response Office
Dr. Susan J. McCutcheon, Director of Family Services, Women MentalHealth, and Military Sexual Trauma, VA Women’s Health Services
Survivor Support Groups, including Male Survivor, MR. MST and INTERNITY
Survivors of Male Sexual Assault
What: Briefing on Male Sexual Assault in the Military
Where: Cannon 210
When: October 7, 2015 2:00-3:00 PM
The Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus: The Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus is a bipartisan forum for all Members of Congress to learn about the problem, work with agencies to shape policy and create legislative solutions that improve Servicemember morale and welfare. The Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus is proud to have championed and supported substantive changes to how the services work toward preventing sexual assaults and respond to assaults when they do occur.
To RSVP, or if you would like to become a member of the caucus, please contact Sara Outterson (Sara.Outterson@mail.house.gov, 202-225-3411) or Morley Greene (Morley.Greene@mail.house.gov), 202-225-6465)