20th CBRNE Command - Equal Opportunity Team

Sergeant First Class Jaime J. Franco

EO

For Issues Concerning Discrimination, Harassment or Bullying Use the Chain of Command, or contact Office: 410-306-3147 Cell: 443-567-1298

jaime.j.francogonzalez.mil@mail.mil

WHAT IS EQUAL MILITARY OPPORTUNITY?

What is MEO (reason for EO) The Division Equal Opportunity Office is a member of the Commanding General’s personal staff providing guidance to the commander regarding equal opportunity issues. The MEO system consists of Officers and NCOs serving as MILITARY Equal Opportunity Advisors (MEO). Soldiers are selected for MEO duty based on their experience and proven professionalism.

THE EQUAL MILITARY OPPORTUNITY MISSION

The MEO Program formulates, directs, and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential and to ensure fair treatment for all Soldiers based solely on merit, performance, and potential in support of readiness. MEO philosophy is based on fairness, justice, and equity.

THE MILITARY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GOALS

Build and maintain a cohesive, combat ready Army which is focused and determined to accomplish its mission. Provide support to Soldiers, both on and off-post, and within the limits of the laws of localities, states, and host nations. Ensure MEO exists for all Soldiers. Ensure every Soldier is treated with dignity and respect. Support commanders at all levels and MEO professionals (EO PMs, EO SGMs, EO advisors; and EO specialists (RA/USAR)) and EO Leaders (EOLs) who are responsible for the execution of MEO policies in their units organizations, and agencies.

HOW TO GET AHOLD OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY OFFICE

Phone: (410) 306-3148 (410) 306-3147 Location: 6544 Havre De Grace Street Building 5046 Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD 21005 Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (Except Federal and Training Holidays) Notice: Installation MEO and Harassment Hotline: (443) 252-5281 The 20th CBRNE Command MEO and Harassment Hotline: (443) 643-8266 (443) 567-1298 The Hotline provides 24/7 information on MEO and Harassment policies and procedures on how and where to file complaints, the behaviors that constitute discrimination and harassment, and information about the DoD Safe Helpline for sexual assault. The hotline is an additional avenue for Soldiers to anonymously report incidents of MEO and Harassment. When calls cannot be answered immediately the MEO professional will respond within 24 hours.

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