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MCO 5354.1F updates Marine Corps policy, procedures, and responsibilities for preventing and responding to prohibited conduct involving sexual harassment, prohibited discrimination, harassment, hazing, bullying, dissident and protest activities, and wrongful distribution or broadcasting of intimate images.

MCIPAC EOA DSN 645-3555 and email Cell: 080-1385-7236 Building 1, Rm 6

MCAS Iwakuni EOA DSN 253-4186 and email

MSgt FortunatoFranco, EM
O:  315-623-4694
C:  080-1385-7037

MSgt FortunatoFranco, EM
O:  315-623-4694
C:  080-1385-7037


1st MAW
MSgt Lacanilao, HP
O:  315-636-2532
C:  080-1385-7060


GySgt Cordero, GA
O:  315-255-7558


GySgt Hobelmann, KM
O:  808-257-3222


3d MarDiv
Anna G. Ottinger

GySgt Gomez, Camilo 


3d MLG
Mr. Anderson, Andron J.
O: 315-637-1748
C: 080-8373-6696


GySgt Flemming, Jack J.
O: 315-637-1748
C: 080-8373-6696


GySgt Bays, Iris
O: 315-645-4407
C: 080-1385-7019

Military Equal Opportunity (MEO) is a function of command. Marine Corps leaders must ensure their people are well-led and cared for physically, emotionally, and spiritually, in and out of combat. “Taking care of Marines” means vigorously enforcing our high standards of performance and conduct. We will hold each other accountable and address violations expeditiously, at the lowest appropriate level.

The responsibility of a successful MEO program rests with the commander. Commanders have earned special trust and confidence and are accountable for all of their decisions, actions, and inactions. The Prohibited Activities and Conduct (PAC) prevention and response measures provide commanders the discretion to assess, investigate, and take corrective action to ensure unit cohesion and warfighting effectiveness.

Marine Corps small unit leaders, company-grade officers and mid-grade staff noncommissioned officers (SNCOs) have experience, maturity, and close daily connection to our most junior Marines. These leaders are in the best position to lead, educate, train, supervise, and instill our high standards.

Prohibited discriminatory and harassment practices within the Marine Corps are counter-productive, unacceptable, and will not be tolerated. The Marine Corps will maintain a culture of dignity, care, and concern in which all members of the organization are afforded equal treatment and opportunity to achieve their full potential based upon individual merit, fitness, intellect, and ability. All Service members will cultivate an environment free from PAC. PAC undermine morale, reduce combat readiness, and prevent maximum utilization and development of the Marine Corps’ most vital asset: its people.

Command Equal Opportunity Representatives

Command EORs are a vital part of creating and cultivating an environment of dignity, respect, and trust at the command level. Marines assigned as EORs are the commander’s primary asset to monitor command climate and receive reports of prohibited activity and conduct. They serve at the discretion of the commander.  EOR billet responsibilities are assigned as collateral duties.  EORs are not considered SMEs. Rather, they serve as the command liaison with the servicing EOA/MEO office and a source of information for the commander and complainants. EORs do not serve as advocates for a complainant or subject, nor will they conduct inquiries or command investigations. All official communications with EORs are considered protected communications. Protected communications are not the same as privileged, or confidential, communications. Command EORs are screened and selected by the commander based upon the EOR Selection Criteria for Commanders. EORs shall:

020401. Assist commanders in establishing local prohibited activity and conduct complaint response procedures; assessing the command climate; and identifying, coordinating, and conducting necessary command training.

020402. Complete the local Equal Opportunity Representative Course.

020403. Serve as a liaison with the servicing EOA/MEO Office for all command climate and complaint related matters.

020404. Assist commanders in the submission of required reports.

020405. Provide all necessary and required information on behalf of the commanding officer, to the EOA/MEO office to initiate and update DASH reports through to final disposition and administrative closure.

020406. Serve as the unit Survey Administrator for conducting all DEOMI Organizational Climate Survey (DEOCS) assessments.

020407. Serve as the responsible agent for the command’s compliance with Inspector General Checklists for the MEO program.

020408. Submit quarterly reports to the supporting EOA/MEO Office as requested.

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Chain of Command

     The Chain of Command or Command designated personnel (EOR) is the primary and preferred channel to prevent and respond to complaints of PAC. Use of the chain of command to address PAC exemplifies trust in leadership to quickly and effectively address violations of our standards.

Equal Opportunity Representative (EOR) 

     The EOR is an authorized source within the command to receive complaints on behalf of the commander. EORs are appointed by their commander and are there if the immediate supervisor is not able to be used.

Equal Opportunity Advisor 

     EOAs are the Marine Corps SMEs on command climate and PAC. EOAs are assigned by DC M&RA.

Anonymous Reporting

Anonymous Reports may be communicated by several means, including but not limited to organizational hotlines or advice lines, electronic mail, or official telephone lines. Action taken will depend on the extent of the information provided by the complainants. Service members who file a complaint in-person cannot choose to remain anonymous.