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The National Guard Bureau Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (NGB-DEI) promotes the Chief of the National Guard Bureau’s vision for diversity management and equal opportunity policies and programs. With the National Guard Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan as their guide, NGB-DEI identifies and develops programs to address the barriers preventing soldiers, airmen, and civilians from achieving their full potential. The staff supports National Guard leaders across the 54 States, Territories, and the District of Columbia with creating inclusive cultures, providing program oversight for States’ National Guard military Equal Opportunity and civilian Equal Employment Opportunity programs, and recognizing individuals and organizations whose accomplishments mark excellence in the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Video by John Oldhamld
Arkansas Air National Guard message on service culture
Arkansas National Guard Public Affairs Office
Oct. 22, 2020 | 3:51
ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, North Little Rock, Ark. -- Arkansas Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Thomas Crimmins and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Boston address the service culture in the Air Force and how employing a debrief culture from operations across the force could be beneficial.

Military Equal Opportunity

Promoting readiness, mission accomplishment, and unit effectiveness, by ensuring equal opportunity for every Soldier and Airman through human relations education, organizational assessments, and oversight of Affirmative Action goals and objectives.

Civilian Equal Employment Opportunity

Maximizing civilian force potential by ensuring fair treatment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, or national origin, and providing an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive behavior.

Diversity & Inclusion

Expanding horizons by leveraging research and best practices to develop programs and solutions to reduce and remove identified barriers that inhibit individual achievement and sustainment of diversity and inclusion throughout the National Guard.