National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15)

Man posing for portrait.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Marlon Burton, the human resource advisor with the 182nd Airlift Wing, poses for a portrait in Peoria, Ill., Jan. 31, 2021. Human resource advisors 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. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)

PEORIA, Ill. --

During this time, we recognize the indelible contributions Hispanic people have made to American society and culture. Please join me in recognizing our Hispanic colleagues in the Department of Air Force and Air National Guard.

Wing HRA will be offering the below core competency courses this month:

1. Introduction to Coaching will be held October drill Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. over at Building 728, Logistics Readiness Squadron classroom, Room 18.
2. Unconscious Bias will be held October drill Saturday 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. over at Building 728, Logistics Readiness Squadron classroom, Room 18.

Members can enroll through ARCNet, but it’s not a requirement. However, there is a maximum of 20 participants.

More information regarding the course can be found on the 182nd HRA page found in the virtual newsletter or Wing SharePoint.

Are you looking for civilian employment? Members are strongly encouraged to use the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) website to connect with an employment services professional, among other services (apprenticeships). Members can also continue to speak with an IDES expert over the phone by requesting a callback at 800-244-5631 or the IDES Scheduling Hotline at 217-558-0401.

Appointments will be available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Human Resource Advisor (Diversity Manager)
182 AW, Peoria, IL
Comm: 309-633-5189 / DSN 724-5189
Diversity + Equity + Inclusion = Unity