Equal Opportunity Program
Purpose of Equal Opportunity
The purpose of equal opportunity is to provide equal treatment and employment opportunity. As a function of leadership and command the EO program provides resources to ensure successful and efficient operations. Furthermore, it communicates policies and procedures to all Air Force members, military and civilian.
Objective of the Equal Opportunity Program
One objective of EO is to assist the commander in a continuous campaign to eradicate unlawful discrimination and harassment from the workplace by taking proactive steps to ensure all available efforts are in place. These efforts include human relations education, commander's calls, enlisted and officer professional development seminars, and information relevant to Air Force policy regarding unlawful discrimination and harassment.
Another objective of EO is to foster a positive human relations environment utilizing the Human Relations Climate Assessment Subcommittee to evaluate positives and negatives in the local environment, as well as to utilize Human Relations Education to guarantee employees and management understand the need to a positive human relations environment.