Office of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (EO/EEO)

Our Mission
The Michigan National Guard (MING) will provide Equal Opportunity (EO) for Soldiers and Airmen in military status and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for Soldiers, Airmen, and civilians in technician status. Our mission is to ensure applicants for membership in the MING will not be subject to illegal discrimination. All MING personnel are entitled to serve in an environment free from discrimination and sexual harassment.

This mission coincides directly with the Department of Defense Office of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment will be given prompt attention and resolved as expeditiously as possible The MING is committed to equal opportunity and appreciation of diversity through policies, programs and activities that promote sensitivity and accommodations for all people. Equal opportunity in employment means opportunity not just for some but for all. Please see our Equal Employment Opportunity documents for more information. The State Equal Employment manager can be reached at (517) 481-7725.

Discrimination Complaint Form: NGB 333

Who We Are
MING provides equal opportunity in Federal employment regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Diversity is an integral part of every mission and its goals; we will use diversity as a model for helping to identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams and achieve excellence.

Our Goals
The changing face of Michigan and the Nation demands that we change as a military employer. As the demographic make-up of the population continues to evolve, it is imperative that the Michigan National Guard focus its efforts on emerging talent to ensure that we successfully attract, recruit, develop and retain a highly-skilled Total Force capable of meeting current and future mission requirements.

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Equal Opportunity links: EO
EO PDF Version: EO PDF
National Guard EO Link

Equal Employment Opportunity links:
State EEO Policy: Awaiting TAG approval
MING Joint Civilian Discrimination Complaint Instruction Guide: Awaiting TAG approval

No Fear Act
No Fear Act No Fear Act – Report FY2019

Reasonable Accommodation and Personal Assistance Services Policy
Reasonable Accommodation and Personal Assistance Services SOP
Form needed to file: Awaiting approval


State Equal Employment Manager: CW2 Thais Taylor
Phone: (517) 481-7725

Equal Opportunity Specialist: MSG Michael Beck
Phone: (517) 481-7726

JFHQ Equal Opportunity Adviser: Mr. Michael Beck
Phone: (517) 481-7726

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