Reporting Options

Eligible service members and their family members including same sex domestic partners, 18 years and older who have been sexually assaulted have two reporting options: Unrestricted or Restricted Reporting. Unrestricted Reporting of sexual assault is favored by the Air Force and provides increased services that are available. However, it can also present barriers which keep victims from coming forward. Consequently, the Air Force recognizes a fundamental need to provide a confidential disclosure vehicle via the Restricted Reporting option.

Restricted Reporting is available to victims of sexual assault and is confidential and does not trigger an investigation, nor is the chain of command notified. The victim should report only to the SARC, Healthcare Provider, or a Victim Advocate if wanting to utilize this option.

Unrestricted Reporting is any report of sexual assault made through normal reporting channels (for example: reports to chain of command, security forces, and/or Air Force Office of Special Investigations) which will start the investigative process and command notification.

Regardless of whether the victim elects Restricted or Unrestricted Reporting, confidentiality of medical information shall be maintained.

Victim Advocates

A trained Victim Advocate (VA) can be assigned to a survivor of sexual assault when requested. The VA can assist in intervention, referral and ongoing non-clinical support, including providing information on available options and resources to assist in making informed decisions about survivor options. VAs do not provide counseling or other professional services.

If you are interested in serving as a VA, please contact the SAPR office at (850) 283-3373.

What is Sexual Assault?

Sexual Assault is criminal conduct that falls well short of the standards America expects of its men and women in uniform and is a violation of our Air Force Core Values.

Sexual Assault is defined as intentional sexual conduct, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. Sexual assault includes rape, nonconsensual sodomy (oral or anal sex), indecent assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling), or attempts to commit these acts. Sexual assault can occur without regard to gender or spousal relationship or age of victim.

Consent shall not be deemed or construed to mean the failure by the victim to offer physical resistance. Consent is not given when a person uses force, threat of force, coercion or when the victim is asleep, incapacitated, or unconscious.

Eligibility - Service members of the Air Force, Army, Navy, or Marine Corps members on active duty; members of the Air Force Reserve or the Air National Guard performing active or inactive duty training; members of the Coast Guard when operating as a service of the Department of the Navy; and family members 18 years of age or older.

Special Victim's Counsel

The Special Victim's Counsel is legal Counsel assigned to represent survivors of sexual assault. The SVC provides confidential advice, protects the survivor's rights/interest, provides legal assistance and advice, attends interviews, and appears in court. They are independent and NOT in the Wing chain of command.

Contact the SAPR office at (850) 283-3373 for additional information.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response


Building a culture of respect and dignity

Real Wingman Act

325th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) and Victim Advocates are available to assist survivors of sexual assault. The 325th Fighter Wing SARC serves as the single point of contact for integrating and coordinating sexual assault survivor care for members of the 325th Fighter Wing and its Tenant organizations. The SAPR office is also responsible for providing Sexual Assault Prevention training throughout the Wing.

Obtaining Help

Contact the 325th Fighter Wing SARC at (850) 283-3373 during duty hours or (850) 625-1231 after hours.

The office is located in building 662 room 201.

Or contact the Safe Helpline at (877) 955-5247 or

Useful Numbers

Tyndall SAPR:
Office: (850) 283-3373
24-Hr Hotline: (850) 625-1231

Law Enforcement:
Tyndall Security Forces:
(850) 283-2254
AFOSI, Det 223 (Tyndall):
(850) 283-3262
Bay County Sheriff:
(850) 747-4700

DoD Safe Helpline: (877) 995-5247

Military One Source: (800) 342-9647

Mental Health/Family Advocacy: (850) 283-7511