Post Tagged with: "domestic violence"


Photo courtesy of Emily McCormick
Cesar Alvarez, 86th Medical Operations Squadron Health Promotion coordinator, addresses the impact of domestic abuse on children during the Speak Out Against Domestic Violence event Oct. 8 on Ramstein. Alvarez was one of four members on an all-male panel to focus on domestic violence against women. Though men are also abused, the Department of Justice reports that more male offenders are reported than female.

Team Ramstein speaks out against domestic violence

by Barbara Cox Ramstein Family Advocacy outreach manager

Team Ramstein took a stand against domestic violence by participating in the Speak Out Against Domestic Violence event Oct. 8 on Ramstein.

October 22, 2015 ×


Courtesy photoJackie Richard, a self-defense seminar student, uses the techniques she learned to break a board held by instructor Michael Grimes. Ramstein Family Advocacy hosted self-defense seminars 
Oct. 3 to help increase awareness about intimate partner violence. For more information about self-defense seminars and future dates in spring, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Family Advocacy observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Carmen Schott
Family Advocacy outreach manager

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Air Force and Army Family Advocacy programs are sponsoring a variety of events to help educate the community about intimate partner violence. There will be a variety of information tables available with free resources, self-defense seminars, AFN radio spots and outreach initiatives during October.

October 17, 2013 ×


Courtesy graphicOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the goal is to educate the community on the resources and services Family Advocacy offers.

Family Advocacy: Building stronger families

by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Low manning at the office, being in a foreign country or just another late night at work may be normal for some, but add them all together and the stress can become overwhelming.

October 10, 2013 ×


Pamphlets like the one shown here are available from the Family Advocacy Program during their normal hours of operation from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, except for the second Thursday of the each month when they are open from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Family Advocacy refreshes approach on domestic violence reporting

Story and photo by Rachel Kersey
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Until recently, the Family Advocacy Program’s domestic violence reporting system was unrestricted, a type of report that must be handled with the assistance of the military chain of command.

July 11, 2013 ×