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Army's 'Denim Day' supports sexual assault victims

The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army) The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army)
The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army) The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army)
The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army) The U.S. Army holds “Demin Day” in support of sexual assault survivors. (Source: U.S. Army)
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Soldiers and civilians throughout the U.S. Army took part in "Denim Day" on Wednesday.

They wore denim fabric to pledge their support to survivors of sexual assault, including those at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command on Redstone Arsenal.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. There have been many events held at Redstone, and government employees had to go through training called SHARP.

READ MORE: Program offers sexual assault response training throughout military

The "Denim Day" event is a nationally and internationally recognized day throughout the Department of Defense and Department of the Army.

The 2017 DA SAAPM theme is "Sexual Assault. Sexual Harassment. Not in Our Army."

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