Soldiers graduate from the 7th Army Training Command Noncommissioned Officer Academy’s Basic Leadership Course as commandant's list graduates at the Rose Barracks Theater in Vilseck, Germany, Oct. 9, 2020 (photo courtesy of Defense.gov).
“We are committed to making the DoD a workplace of choice that is characterized by diversity, equality, and inclusion. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promote an environment free from barriers that may prevent personnel from realizing their potential and rising to the highest levels of responsibility within the Department. To that end, the Department continues to strengthen policies and procedures that promulgate the Diversity and Inclusion and Equal Opportunity missions. We continue to enhance diversity and ensure equality across our entire workforce. We believe diversity is the key to innovation, inclusion is imperative for cohesive teamwork, and equality is critical to Total Force readiness.”
Department of Defense Diversity and Inclusion Board Report and Implementation Memo issued in December 2020:
Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI) in support of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives published in September 2020: