Flashcards in Army EO Program AR 600-20 Ch 6 Deck (95)
What does AR 600-20 cover?
Army Command Policy
What Chapter covers the EO Program in AR 600-20?
What does Ch 6 of AR 600-20 Cover?
The Army’s EO Program
What is the purpose of the EO Program?
EO Program formulates, directs, and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential and to ensure fair treatment for all persons based solely on merit, fitness, and capability in support of readiness
what is the EO Policy based on?
fairness, justice, and equity
Who is responsible for maintaining a positive EO climate in the unit?
What are the goals of the EO program?
1. Provide EO for military personnel and Family members, both on and off post and within the limits of the laws of localities, states, and host nations
2. Create and sustain effective units by eliminating discriminatory behaviors or practices that undermine teamwork, mutual respect, loyalty, and shared sacrifice of the men and women of America’s Army
When does the Army’s EO policy apply?
1. Applies both on and off post, during duty and non-duty hours
2. Applies to working, living, and recreational environments
What is Discrimination?
Any action that unlawfully or unjustly results in unequal treatment of persons or groups based on race, color, gender, national origin, or religion
What is Disparaging Terms?
Terms used to degrade or connote negative statements pertaining to race, color, gender, national origin, or religion. This includes verbal statements, printed material, visual material, signs, symbols, posters, or insignia
What is Equal Opportunity?
The right of all persons to participate in, and benefit from, programs and activities for which they are qualified
How should Soldiers be evaluated?
individual merit, fitness, and capability, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, or religion
What is gender discrimination?
action taken by an individual to deprive a person of a right because of their gender
What is National Origin?
An individual’s place of origin or that of an individual’s ancestors; a person who has the physical, cultural, or linguistic characteristics of a national group
What is Prejudice?
A negative feeling or dislike based upon a faulty or inflexible generalization (that is, prejudging a person or group without knowledge or facts) example is thinking that someone with a southern accent is unintelligent or uneducated because they speak slower
What is Race?
A division of human beings identified by the possession of traits transmissible by descent and that is sufficient to characterize persons possessing these traits as a distinctive human genotype
What identifies a person as American Indian or Alaska Native?
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment
What identifies a person as Asian?
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinents including, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam
What identifies a person as Black or African American?
Black or African American. A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa
What identifies a person as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander?
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands
What identifies a person as White?
person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa
What identifies a person as Hispanic or Latino?
A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture of origin, regardless of race. The term “Spanish origin,” can be used in addition to “Hispanic or Latino.”
What is Racism?
Any attitude or action of a person or institutional structure that subordinates a person or group because of skin color or race
What is Sexism?
Attitudes and beliefs that one gender is superior to another
What does EOA stand for?
Equal Opportunity Advisor
At what level should there be an EOA?
at BDE and higher level
What is EOR?
Equal Opportunity Representative
What level should have EOR’s?
company and BN levels
What must the rank of an EOR be?
SGT (P) and above only