Join the fight against human trafficking

Human trafficking is a crime involving the exploitation of someone for the purposes of involuntary labor or a commercial sex act through the use of force, fraud or coercion. The Department of Defense began the Combating Trafficking In Persons Program in 2014 in order to mitigate the effects of human trafficking not just in the U.S., but also abroad. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Airman Shawna L. Keyes)

By Capt. Allison Farres, combatting trafficking in persons coordinator, 184th Intelligence Wing

As the 184th Intelligence Wing’s point of contact for combating trafficking in persons, I’d like to observe January as national Human Trafficking Awareness Month by highlighting Department of Defense policies and resources available to combat this crime. Continue reading