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Senior Master Sgt. Marlon Burton
Human Resource Advisor

182nd Airlift Wing
2418 South Mustang Street, Peoria, IL 61607-5023
Comm: 309-633-5189  (DSN: 724-5189)
Email: marlon.burton@us.af.mil



I am excited to announce that the 182 AW Wing Diversity Council has been established as a Sub-Committee to the IL State JDEC, more updates to come involving the council’s initiatives.

All mentors who have established relationships with a mentee, Wing HRA would like to hear success stories. HRA will continue to work in conjunction with PA to feature or highlight mentors and mentees that have maintain gainful relationships through the 182nd Mentoring Program. If any Airmen are in need of a mentor please contact the HRA for recommendations.

HRA has resumed offering professional development courses surrounding diversity and inclusions over RSD, please go to ARCNET or the HRA home page to view offered courses. HRA will be working with squadron First Sergeants and Unit Training Managers to schedule courses. If any squadron would like to have any course taught in their respected areas please contact HRA.

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Wing HRAs empower, educate and equip Airmen at all levels to successfully leverage diversity’s strengths through training and initiatives that enhances individuals’ cultural competencies and through this, create an inclusive culture within the organization.

Cultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across the full spectrum of diversity. Being self-aware, appreciating and leveraging the varied differences and capabilities that each member provides, engaging in candid communication and feedback, and working effectively across these differences are examples of cultural competencies necessary in order to mature as an inclusive Airman and leader of Airmen.

These efforts will shape a culture that values and promotes agility, innovation and resiliency (AIR) for all Airmen.

HRA Facilitated Courses


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The 182nd Airlift Wing has initiated a Joint Diversity Executive Council (JDEC) Sub-Committee. Please refer to AFI 36-7001 for more guidance on this new council. If you are interested in joining this committee and would like to be considered as a member, please get with your supervisors, First Sergeant, or Wing HRA.

From the HRA

June RSD

We recently held very successful Emotional Intelligence (EQ) courses on April 26th (Ops) and 27th (Medical Group)!  More EQ courses will be offered in the near future, so be sure to check with your Unit Training Manager to sign up for dates.

I will be offering the Intro to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion course on Saturday RSD from 11:00am to 12:00 pm in the LRS classroom. It’s a max of 16 participants, so get with your UTMs or First Sergeants if you want to sign up for the course in ARCNET. The course is not mandatory, but it is a professional development enhancer and will be beneficial for all.

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