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3rd ID to focus sexual assault training on 'Bystanders'

Sgt. 1st Class Travis Williams, with 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, goes over a possible scenario soldiers may encounter off-duty and asks for opinions on ways his classmates would intervene during the recent bystander intervention “train-the-trainer” course 30 senior noncommissioned officers from 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team and 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, completed on Jan. 9. Two instructors from the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) at Northeastern University in Boston flew down to instruct this course, the first of its kind in the Army.



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This work, 3rd ID to focus sexual assault training on 'Bystanders', by SGT Emily Knitter, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.09.2014

Date Posted:01.13.2014 11:10

Photo ID:1149766

VIRIN:140109-A-OM161-001

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:1005.47 KB

Location:48555, GA, US

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