October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance designed to help service members, military spouses and intimate partners build safer relationships and prevent domestic abuse by increasing awareness of patterns of behaviors that are unhealthy and where to seek help and support.
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October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance that serves to raise awareness and share resources. This year’s campaign encourages all of us to “know the signs” of healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors.
One in four women and one in 10 men will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Within the Coast Guard, data from the Central Registry has shown an increase of domestic violence incidents over the past several years. Now is the time to come together and end domestic violence for our children, families, and our Coast Guard.
“Stopping domestic violence is something that’s bigger than football – and all of us have a responsibility to put a stop to it,” from the White House.
Chief Warrant Officer Professional Development Class 01-12 stand for a photo after a day of community service. Chief Warrant Officer Riedel is in the second row back on the far right. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson. Written by Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson. Coast Guard missions make a difference in