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NEWS | Oct. 24, 2018

JB Charleston’s Family Advocacy brings awareness to Domestic Violence

By Staff Sgt. Andrea Salazar Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Mildred Muhammad, former wife of “the D.C. sniper” and guest speaker, addresses the audience during a Domestic Violence Awareness Month event Oct. 23, 2018, at the Red Bank Club at Joint Base Charleston, S.C.  Muhammad shared her personal story of domestic abuse and survival to help educate service members on all forms of domestic violence that are often overlooked, including verbal, mental, economic, spiritual, stalking and emotional abuse. Muhammad has been recognized throughout military communities for championing the Family Advocacy Program and their mission to educate, promote and end domestic violence in military communities. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Andrea Salazar)