US Army crowdsources ideas to combat sexual assault crisis
February 26, 2021 9:01AM AKST
By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the U.S. Army continues to grapple with its longstanding problem of sexual assault and harassment, seven soldiers presented their ideas on how to better educate service members and support victims. From virtual reality to an emotional film, soldiers pitched solutions to revamp the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program. The Army says it will begin implementing parts of all seven presentations. Sgt. Taylor Knueven was grateful for the chance to share her own story of assault. Now, she wants to know how her superiors plan on implementing her idea and others.