Barksdale AFB

DSN: 781-6836/COMM: 318-456-6836

HOTLINE: 318-456-7272


Dyess AFB

DSN: 461-5499/COMM: 325-696-5499

HOTLINE: 325-696-7272


Ellsworth AFB

DSN: 675-5233/COMM: 605-385-5233

HOTLINE: 605-385-7272


F.E. Warren AFB

DSN: 481-3483/COMM: 307-773-3483

HOTLINE: 307-773-7272


Kirtland AFB

DSN: 263-6297/COMM: 505-846-6297

HOTLINE: 505-846-7272


Malmstrom AFB

DSN: 632-4225/COMM: 406-731-4225

HOTLINE: 406-781-6005


Minot AFB

DSN: 453-7272/COMM: 701-723-7272

HOTLINE: 701-340-8882


Whiteman AFB

DSN: 975-2324/COMM: 660-687-2324

HOTLINE: 660-687-7272


Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program

Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates are available at all Air Force Global Strike Command installations to assist victims and survivors of sexual assault.

The Base SARC serves as the single point of contact for integrating and coordinating care for sexual assault victims 24/7, 365 days a year. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Air Force's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through awareness and prevention training, education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability.

Help is just a phone call away: If you have been sexually assaulted, please call the SARC listed for your base.

Sexual Assault Defined

Sexual Assault is criminal conduct that falls well short of the standards America expects of its men and women in uniform and is a violation of our Air Force Core Values.

Sexual Assault is defined
as intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, threats, intimidation, or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. The term includes a broad category of sexual offenses consisting of the following specific UCMJ offenses: rape, sexual assault, aggravated sexual contact, abusive sexual contact, forcible sodomy (forced oral or anal sex), or attempts to commit these offenses.

Consent is words or overt acts
indicating a freely given agreement to the sexual conduct at issue by a competent person. An expression of lack of consent through words or conduct means there is no consent. Lack of verbal or physical resistance or submission resulting from the accused's use of force, threat of force, or placing another person in fear does not constitute consent. A current or previous dating relationship or the manner of dress of the person involved with the accused in the sexual conduct at issue shall not constitute consent. There is no consent where the person is sleeping or incapacitated, such as due to age, alcohol or drugs, or mental incapacity.

Report sexual assault

Sexual Assault Reporting Options


The Air Force has instituted avenues for reporting sexual assault in the form of Restricted and Unrestricted Reporting.

Restricted Reporting allows sexual assault victims to confidentially disclose the assault to specified individuals (i.e., SARC, SAPR VA, Chaplains or healthcare personnel), and receive medical treatment, including emergency care, counseling, and assignment of a SARC and SAPR VA, without triggering an investigation. It is intended to give the victim (survivor) time and control over the release of their information. Further, it also empowers the survivor to make an informed decision about participating in the criminal process.

Restricted Reporting is available for:
- All Service members and their Dependents over the age of 18

Unrestricted Reporting is any report of sexual assault made through normal reporting channels (for example: reports to chain of command, security forces, and/or Air Force Office of Investigation). This reporting option triggers an investigation, command notification, and allows a person who has been sexually assaulted to access medical treatment and counseling.

Unrestricted Reporting is available for:
- All Service members and their Dependents over the age of 18
- DoD Civilians and their Dependents over the age of 18 (MTF access and/or serving in an OS location)
- Contractors (if supporting in a contingency location outside the continental United States)

Independent Reporting is an assault reported by someone other than the victim.