October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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See the signs, avoid the hazards.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and was conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness month was observed.

Domestic Violence goes against Army and relationship core values and is never OK. Take a stand to stop domestic violence and keep our community safe. Even simple actions can help protect victims. See below for the list of events hosted by Army Community Service.


Wear Purple Every Friday in October

The entire community is invited to wear purple on Fridays in October to recognize our collective responsibility to prevent all forms of domestic violence. Let's band together and wear purple as a visible commitment to support the prevention and awareness of this tragedy.

For more information, please call the Family Advocacy Program at +1 (907)353-4335 or +1 (907)353-7317.