Service members: in the event you’ve been eager to make your voice heard on points associated to race and discrimination within the navy, now’s your probability to take action.
On Sept. 26, the Division of Protection launched the 2022 Office and Equal Alternative Survey for a random collection of active-duty, reserve and Nationwide Guard members to take. For the primary time, too, the survey will measure the estimated prevalence of publicity to extremist exercise within the navy.
Range, fairness and inclusion are essential to the DOD, which is dedicated to selling dignity and respect inside the office. This survey lets the division and Congress understand how the navy resides as much as these beliefs.
Survey members have the prospect to element their experiences and perceptions about unit local weather and cohesion, in addition to variety and inclusion. They will additionally give their ideas on the effectiveness of insurance policies to enhance racial and ethnic relations, in addition to the complaints course of.
Service members who have been invited to take the survey ought to have acquired an electronic mail invitation from email@example.com and a word within the mail with directions. Nevertheless, in the event you’re undecided you acquired both and wish to examine your eligibility, go to the survey web page at https://dodsurveys.mil and click on on “Don’t have a ticket quantity?” to lookup yours.
FYI — If you’re utilizing the ticket quantity lookup, you’ll be redirected from the .mil web site to a .com web site. Survey officers say that may be a safeguarded web site; nonetheless, in the event you nonetheless have questions on its legitimacy, you’ll be able to name 571-372-1034 or electronic mail the deal with above. It’s also possible to get solutions to some frequently asked questions concerning the survey on the DOD’s Workplace of Individuals Analytics web site.
For the reason that survey is taken into account official enterprise, you’ll be able to take it throughout work hours in your private or authorities units, together with smartphones and tablets. A typical entry card is NOT required for this, and all outcomes are confidential, which means your management gained’t know what suggestions you particularly supplied.
The final day to fill out the survey is Dec. 29.
The OPA has been conducting the Congressionally mandated survey since 2005. It permits the division to observe the progress of its applications and insurance policies and to make progress in direction of the objective of making a wholesome office for all members of the navy.
Beforehand, the surveys have been cut up into two — one for active-duty parts and one for reservists. They’ve since been compiled into one survey that shall be fielded each two years as a substitute of each 4 years.