U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Megan Lundgren, 52nd Air Mobility Squadron unit training manager, poses for a portrait while wearing moulage makeup at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 17, 2018. Lundgren volunteered to simulate a victim of domestic violence for one day in support of the Black Eye Campaign. The social experiment utilized volunteers of varied age, rank, gender, ethnicity, occupation, and marital status to keep track of how the base community responded to signs of abuse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valerie Seelye)

Dear Coast Guard Family: Domestic Violence Prevention and Resources

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. 


National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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.


Domestic Violence Awareness, Prevention Month: Coast Guard ensuring no one is Suffering in Silence

“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.