IMPLEMENTATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON COMBATING RACE AND SEX STEREOTYPING

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R 042137Z NOV 20 MID200000324008U

FM SECNAV WASHINGTON DC

TO ALNAV

INFO SECNAV WASHINGTON DC
CNO WASHINGTON DC
CMC WASHINGTON DC

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ALNAV 095/20

MSGID/GENADMIN/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/-/NOV//

SUBJ/IMPLEMENTATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON COMBATING RACE AND SEX 
STEREOTYPING//

REF/A/MEMO/OMB/04SEP20//
REF/B/EXECUTIVE ORDER/PRESIDENT/22SEP20//
REF/C/MEMO/OMB/28SEP20//
REF/D/MEMO/OPM/02OCT20//
REF/E/MEMO/SECDEF/16OCT20//

NARR/REF A IS MEMO FROM OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (OMB) PROVIDING 
GUIDANCE ON TRAINING IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.  REF B IS THE EXECUTIVE ORDER 
(EO) ON COMBATING RACE AND SEX STEREOTYPING.  REF C IS MEMO FROM OMB ENDING 
EMPLOYEE TRAININGS THAT USE DIVISIVE PROPAGANDA TO UNDERMINE THE PRINCIPLE OF 
FAIR AND EQUAL TREATMENT FOR ALL.  REF D IS AN OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 
MEMO PROVIDING GENERAL GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTING THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ON 
COMBATING RACE AND SEX STEREOTYPING.  REF E IS SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MEMO 
PROVIDING GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON COMBATING RACE AND 
SEX STEREOTYPING.

RMKS/1.  This ALNAV provides guidance to Department of the Navy (DON) 
personnel, employees, and commands on implementation of the EO on Combating 
Race and Sex Stereotyping.  In view of references (a) through (e), it is 
imperative that we protect the DONs most valuable resource  our people.  
Reference (b) affirms the Federal Governments commitment to the fair and 
equal treatment of all individuals before the law and expresses the policy 
that the United States will not promote race and sex stereotyping.

2.  In accordance with reference (e) and to ensure the DON is in compliance 
with references (a) through (d), effective immediately:
    a.  The DON shall suspend all civilian and military personnel training 
relating to diversity and inclusion.
    b.  I delegate my authority to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy 
(Manpower and Reserve Affairs) (ASN (M&RA)), currently Performing the Duties 
of the Under Secretary of the Navy (PTDO UNSECNAV), as our senior Department 
official responsible to certify that the civilian and military training 
curricula meet the standard of fair and equitable treatment of individuals, 
in accordance with reference (b).
    c.  Prior to resuming civilian training, it must be reviewed and cleared 
by the OPM for compliance with the EO and certified as compliant by the 
Secretary of the Navy.  The ASN (M&RA), PTDO UNSECNAV will submit all 
requests for preclearance of civilian training to OPM via the Under Secretary 
of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, and certify the training.  Further 
guidance directing the certification process for civilian training is 
forthcoming by the Office of Civilian Human Resources.
    d.  Any expenditure by the DON on diversity and inclusion training for 
civilian employees must be approved in advance by ASN (M&RA), PTDO UNSECNAV.
    e.  For military training, the Services are directed not to forward 
training that is not compliant with the EO.  Prior to resuming military 
training, the Services shall submit their requests for certification to the 
ASN (M&RA), PTDO UNSECNAV through the Office of the ASN (M&RA).  The Services 
request for training certification shall include the following information:
        (1) Course name.
        (2) Course description, syllabus, and agenda, as available.
        (3) Whether the training is mandatory. If so, who or what directs 
this
            mandatory course.
        (4) Approximate number of Service Members trained.
        (5) Frequency of training.
        (6) Location of training.
        (7) Approximate cost per training session.
        (8) In addition to above information, annotate Service representative
            (General/Flag Officers serving at the grade of O-9 or above) that
            reviewed and certified the content of all military diversity and
            inclusion training request are compliant with the EO.
    f.  Diversity and Inclusion training for military personnel shall not 
resume until certified by ASN (M&RA), PTDO UNSECNAV.
    g.  Each grant issuing organization in the DON shall review its grant 
programs and identify programs for which, as a condition of receiving such a 
grant, DON may require the recipient to certify that federal funds will not 
be used to promote concepts prohibited by the Executive Order.
    h.  Further guidance related to training provided by contractors is 
forthcoming from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, 
Development & Acquisition).

3.  My primary points of contact in this matter are Ms. Kimberly Lane, (202) 
685 -6210, kimberly.lane@navy.mil for civilian personnel training, and Ms. 
Heather McIntosh-Braden, (703) 693-4489, heather.mcintosh1@navy.mil, for 
military training.

4.  Released by the Honorable Kenneth J. Braithwaite, Secretary of the 
Navy.//

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