HomeNewsNews Display
NEWS | March 26, 2021

Equal Opportunity: Unlawful Discrimination

By Cpl. Alexandra Amor Santos Arambulo Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

The responsibilities of equal opportunity representatives and advisors as Marine leaders includes being a resource to help you change the climate within our culture, preventing toxic leadership and a hostile working environment utilizing Prohibited Activities and Conduct (PAC).

Within the realm of Prohibited Activities and Conduct falls violations involving unlawful discrimination. Unlawful Discrimination covered under PAC is defined by “Any conduct whereby a Service member or DOD employee knowingly and wrongfully and without proper authority but with a nexus to military service treats another Service member or DOD employee adversely or differently based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity), or sexual orientation.”

Every Marine, Sailor and civilian is worthy of dignity and respect. To learn what constitutes a PAC violation, please visit: