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Prevention begins with education

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members write inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011.  Members from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office promotes sexual assault awareness every day to keep the base community safe.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members write inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011. Members from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office promotes sexual assault awareness every day to keep the base community safe. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Gusttavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron bio-environmental technician, writes inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011.  The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office displayed their message to help Team V members gain awareness toward preventing future sexual assaults from occurring.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Gusttavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron bio-environmental technician, writes inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office displayed their message to help Team V members gain awareness toward preventing future sexual assaults from occurring. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Gusttavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron bio-environmental technician, writes inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011.  The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office displayed their message to help Team V members gain awareness toward preventing future sexual assaults from occurring.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Gusttavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron bio-environmental technician, writes inspirational words at the dining facility in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office displayed their message to help Team V members gain awareness toward preventing future sexual assaults from occurring. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Darian Tannis, a 30th Space Wing Judge Advocate member, receives a pinwheel from Pauline Chui, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron program outreach manager, at the dining facility in support of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011.  Members from Vandenberg's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office and Family Advocacy displayed their information to educate Team V members.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Darian Tannis, a 30th Space Wing Judge Advocate member, receives a pinwheel from Pauline Chui, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron program outreach manager, at the dining facility in support of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month here Thursday, April 7, 2011. Members from Vandenberg's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office and Family Advocacy displayed their information to educate Team V members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)