Eric Butler, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), United States Army Garrison, Fort Hunter Liggett
Exceptional military victim advocate award
Eric Butler is the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for United States Army Garrison, Fort Hunter Liggett. He has been in victim advocacy since 2017 although his passion for helping others began in 2011 when he attended Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) with the Army. He became enamored with the material and began dedicating his life to helping those in need. Eric is a member of National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), member of the Association of Quartermaster and recipient of the Honorable Order of Saint Martin.
Why I Advocate: “To bring hope to those who may have lost hop, show victims they are not alone. To assist in the foundation for victims to build upon on their way to successful recovery. To plant the seed of Bystander Intervention for Soldiers, Civilians and Families of the DoD in order to create a more supportive and strength based climate.”