Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions

Naval Medical Center San Diego – Save Our Sailors Chapter


Every fiscal year the Chief of Naval Operations promotes key monthly topics that are designed to provoke thought and inspire young leaders to discuss these issues, and create awareness through a variety of social networks and activities at the most junior level. For FY-13 these are the topics:

January – Planning a family during your Navy Career
February – Responsible Use of Alcohol
March – Motorcycle Safety
April – Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness

  •  Bystander Intervention

May – Fleet and Family Support Centers

  • Financial Wellness
  • Transition Assistance
  • Counseling Assistance
  • Other Services Support

June - OFF DUTY Recreation

  • Sports Safety
  • Boating/Watersports Safety
  • Firearms/Hunting Safety
  • Camping/Hicking Safety

July – Nutrition and Physical Fitness

  • Healthy Eating Habits
  • Navy Operational Fueling and Fitness Series

August -Drug Abuse Prevention and Awareness

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness
  • Synthetic Compounds – Spice/Bath Salts
  • Tabacco Cessation – Nicotine

September – Suicide Awareness ACT (ASK, CARE, TREAT)

  • How suicide Affects those left Behind
  • Operational/Personal Stress Management

October – Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness

  • Anger Management
  • Family Advocacy and Assistance

November - Sailors Resiliency (health, Physical, and Deployment Rediness)

  • Operational Stress Management
  • Page 2 UPDATE
  • NAvy Family Accountability and Assesment System Update
  • Power of Attorney/Will

December- Safe Driving Planning (S.A.F.E.T.Y)

  • Speeding
  • Alcohol
  • Fatigue
  • Ejection(Seatbelts)
  • Texting
  • You (How you can avoid these situations)