An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News | April 29, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Rachel Nolan

By DLA Public Affairs

Editor’s Note: The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. To honor the contributions of sexual assault response coordinators, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

My name is: Rachel Nolan

I am: A sexual assault response coordinator at DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Describe Your Job in a Sentence: I provide DLA Distribution employees information on sexual assault prevention, education and victim advocacy.

How long have you worked at DLA? I began working at DLA Distribution in July 2020.  

What is your favorite thing about working for DLA? I’ve really enjoyed getting to know the employees at DLA. The pride people take in their work and the enthusiastic energy they display is infectious!

How do you make a difference? By providing sexual assault education and outreach to all DLA Distribution employees and support to those who have experienced sexual assault.

Why is it important that we have a SAPR program? The SAPR program is instrumental in helping to create a healthy environment that promotes dignity and respect for all employees through our prevention and education initiatives. Sexual assault is a crime as has no place within our DLA Distribution community.

What do you want DLA employees to know about the SAPR program? If a DLA employee has experienced sexual assault in the workplace, there is a team of qualified, trained sexual assault response coordinators that are available 24/7 via the SAPR Hotline: 800-841-0937.