Vigilance: Always ready, Always alert - August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month

By Maj. Gen. Kent Savre and Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward
Special to GUIDON

During the month of August, we encourage all of our teammates — service members, civilians, Family members, veterans, retirees, and contractors — to focus on antiterrorism awareness and education with the overall intent of increasing vigilance across our formations.

Focus on the following areas to help guide antiterrorism education: recognizing and reporting suspicious activity; understanding evolving threats, such as active shooters, homegrown violent extremists, insider threats and cyber threats; and protecting personally identifiable information, particularly on social media.

For access to training aids and educational products, utilize the Antiterrorism Enterprise Portal or Army One Source.

Every person is a sensor, which is why we stress the importance of remaining observant and reporting any and all suspicious activity.

If you see something, say something by reporting online…     Read More...