Equal Opportunity Mission

To enhance mission readiness by creating an environment free from unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment against military and civilian employees, family members, and retirees based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or sex, to include age and disability for DOD civilian employees.  Unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment are contrary to good order and discipline and counterproductive to combat readiness and mission accomplishment.


For more information


The 19th Wing Equal Opportunity office supports mission readiness by ensuring individuals receives an equal opportunity to fully use their abilities and talents toward mission accomplishment. In this regard, the professional E.O. staff provides complaint resolution, management consultation, and referral services to active-duty members, their families, retirees, and federal employees. The staff also provides human relations and sexual harassment education awareness training.

The E.O. office, located in building 1240, is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offers both walk-in and by-appointment service. For more information call (501) 987-8629. After duty-hours or on weekends, call the (501) 987-8629 (leave voicemail) or email us at 19AW.EO@us.af.mil.

In the unlikely event the Wing Equal Opportunity staff in unavailable, please contact the Air Force Unlawful Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Hotline at 1-888-231-4058.

types of complaints

Civilian Complaint Process



Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) includes mediation, facilitation, structured negotiation, and other collaborative problem solving techniques, often produce outcomes that are more efficient and effective than traditional, adversarial methods of dispute resolution.  The AF strongly encourages the voluntary use of ADR to resolve complaints whenever it is practicable and appropriate to do so.

Services Provided

Alternate Dispute Resolutions

Human Relation Education Training

Organizational Assessments

Equal Opportunity & Treatment Incidents

Discrimination Complaints

Personalized Specialized Training

Special Observance Advisors

Out & About Unit Visits

AF/DoD Resources

AFI 36-2710       EO Programs

AFI 36-2707       Nondiscrimination in DoD Programs                    

AFI 51-903         Dissident and Protest Activities                     

DODD 1350.2    Military EO Program

DODD 1300.17  Religious Accommodation

DODD 1020.03  Harrassment Prevention & Response

Know Your Role


  • Strongly emphasize zero tolerance!
  • Investigate allegations of unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Protect members who file complaints against forms of reprisal or retaliation
  • Commanders must provide EO with a synopsis of allegations and corrective actions taken when EO issues are handled within their organizations


  • Set a positive example on/off duty
  • Reinforce zero tolerance policy
  • Take action on every issue
  • Address rumors
  • Keep chain of command informed of issues affecting the workplace
  • Give feedback on issues worked


  • Recognize when standards are not met
  • Clarify perceptions
  • Document incidents (who, what where, when how)
  • Consider confronting alleged offender
  • Know your chain of command/helping agencies
  • Report any forms of reprisal to IG


  • Be a good listener and take action
  • Encourage resolution in a timely manner
  • Report to proper authorities-anonymous if necessary—Include EO

EO Documents

Equal Opportunity Flyer   (Please print for building information boards.)