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Formal Endorsement

Interagency agreements, also called memorandums of understanding (MOUs) or memorandums of agreement (MOAs), do not replace agency policy—they memorialize collaborative guidelines. For example, the U.S. Department of Defense directs military installations in the United States (and overseas, where appropriate) to establish a formal MOU with local community service providers and other military services to10

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Sample MOU (developed by the SAFEta Project)

  • Enhance information sharing concerning investigations, arrests, and prosecutions of reported sexual assault cases.
  • Improve the response to sexual assault victims.
  • Collaborate with local community crisis counseling centers and coordinate services that may not be available on military installations.
  • Coordinate medical and counseling services between military installations and/or deployed units.