Army EO program

2025 WordsJun 2, 20159 Pages
The Army’s equal opportunity programs mission is as said here “The Equal Opportunity (EO) program formulates, directs, and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential to ensure fair treatment for military personnel, family members, and civilians without regard to race, color, gender, religion, or national origin, and provide an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive behavior.” The mission of the equal opportunity is pretty clear to myself. The program protects everyone in the army no matter what race, sex, religious preference, etc. from discrimination from anyone. The equal opporunity program is considered a commanders program. They should be able to point out discrimination against a soldier and do…show more content…
Diverse people tend to have more diverse thinking styles, backgrounds, viewpoints, and values tending to create a more effective unit. Equal Opportunity Reporting System (EORS) is used to collect, record and maintain racial, ethnic, and gender data and stats that support the equal opportunity program. These reports contain complaint information, commander profile, population report, major subordinate command data, EOA listing, quarterly EO report, unit assessment report. Complaint information is the number of complaints filed by quarter by type. Command report is the breakdown of command by race, ethnic, and gender. Population reports are units population racial ethnicity and gender groups. Major subordinate command data or MSC is a listing of all MSC and includes a breakdown of number of brigades battalions and companies. EOA listing is a alphabetical listing of all EOAs with information on race, gender, unit, level, staffing, and comments. Quarterly EO reports are who conducts command inspection program or CIP/ Staff assistance visits or SAV, number of training sessions conducted and number of commanders and first sergeants who attend commanders courses. Unit assessment reports or UA are listings of unit assessments conducted for the quarter by MSC or unit level to include the tool used to conduct the UA and comments. There are many military equal opportunity courses that are available for
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