DoD Safe Helpline Mobile App Now Available for Sexual Assault Support

        Courtesy of the Department of Defense Sexual Assault and Response Office The Department of Defense recently announced its new DoD Safe Helpline Mobile Application, providing service members transitioning to civilian life free access to critical resources that assist in managing the short- and long-term effects of sexual assault. This new app is the latest in a …

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NAVFAC Seabee Divers Rescue Capsized Boater off San Nicolas Island

By Mason Lowery, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center Public Affairs Local boater Ivan Jureczky, 60, clung to the keel and straddled the hull of his 15-foot capsized sailboat Friday afternoon, praying for rescue and losing hope 10 miles offshore between Point Mugu and San Nicolas Island. Five hours passed as he drifted further out to sea, fighting waves, …

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National Preparedness Month Starts With You

Someone once said, “It seems that the tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with one’s preparation for it.” September is National Preparedness Month, a month-long awareness campaign to improve the nation’s emergency preparedness. All of us need to be prepared for all hazards, whether natural or man-made. The first thing to do is visit and to …

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