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Equal Opportunity Office

    
    Our Mission:
To enhance mission effectiveness by assisting leadership at all levels in conducting
    Equal Opportunity programs, Human Relations Education and training, and Alternative Dispute
    Resolution (ADR) services.

    Our Goals: To foster an environment in which everyone can rise to the highest possible level based
    on merit, fitness, and capability; as well as maintain a trusted utilized channel for presenting allegations
    of unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, (in addition to age, physical
    and mental disability, and reprisal actions for civilians), and sexual harassment.

    Our Customers: Military members, family members of active duty personnel, retired personnel, current
    and former Department of Defense civilian employees, and applicants.

Services & Training Rendered

    
    COMPLAINT CLARIFICATION
    Military complaints of discrimination may be reported based on race, color, national origin, religion, and sex.
    Civilian complaints of discrimination may be reported based on age (40+), physical/mental disabilities, reprisal,
    race, color, national origin, religion, and sex to the EO office within 45 days of occurrence or personnel action.

    INCIDENT CLARIFICATION     
    An Equal Opportunity and Treatment Incident (EOTI) is an overt act motivated by, or has overtones of, unlawful
    discrimination. Incident clarifications help the commander determine if an alleged incident negatively impacts the
    base's human relations climate.

    UNIT CLIMATE ASSESSMENTS (UCA)
    Biennial requirement for military units with 50+ members or upon Commanders' request. Assesses human
    relations climate and identifies positive & negative factors impacting the mission.

    OUT AND ABOUTS
    A process used to gather EO and human relations-associated information affecting base personnel, to include
    visits to individual units, base facilities and off-base establishments.

    NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION
    30-minute mandatory briefing for all military and full-time DoD civilians newly assigned as a second or subsequent
    permanent change of station. Informs about DoD and Air Force policies and programs related to EO. Orientation
    should be accomplished within the first UTA of the newcomer's arrival.

    FIRST DUTY STATION
    2.5 hour mandatory briefing for military and DOD civilians at their first permanent duty station. Provides in-depth
    lesson of EO issues and rights of complainant. Civilians must attend within 30 duty-days of arrival.
    Military must attend within 3 UTA's of arrival.

    SEXUAL HARASSMENT AWARENESS
    Upon commanders' request. Focuses on sexual harassment awareness including strategies for preventing and
    addressing work place harassment.

    DIVERSITY AWARENESS
    Upon commanders' request. Provide tools necessary to understand that cultural differences exist and are
    vital to mission accomplishment.

    KEY PERSONNEL BRIEFING
    Familiarize commanders, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants, and others in key positions, of
    local human relations climates and the wing's EO programs.

Contact Info

Phone Numbers
678-655-5042
DSN 625-5042

Address
1430 First Street
Bldg 838, RM 1128
Dobbins ARB, GA 30069

Hours
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday and UTA Weekends