2 Overview Describe the Army’s EO Complaint Process. Define the types of Complaints.Describe the Alternative AgenciesDescribe the Actions of the Commander.Explain the Appeals Process.Describe Forms of Reprisal.Explain the Military Whistleblower Protection Law.
3 Types of ComplaintsInformal ComplaintFormal Complaint
4 Alternative Agencies. A Higher Echelon Command Equal Opportunity Advisor (EOA).Chaplain (CH)Staff Judge Advocates (SJA)Provost Marshal (PM)Inspector General (IG)Community Home finding Referraland Relocation Services Office (CHRRSO)Medical Agency PersonnelMedical Agency Personnel
5 ACTIONS OF THE COMMANDER Ensure Information Is CompleteEnsure Individual Is Sworn To ComplaintClarify Basis Of ComplaintIdentify Additional InformationTell What Happen NextCommander (Within 3 Calendar Days)Provide Written Feedback
6 ACTIONS OF THE COMMANDER Con’t Acknowledge ReceiptInitiate Inquiry/Investigation (Within 14 Calendar Days)Refer To Appropriate Agency/
7 APPEALS PROCESS Submit On Separate Paper Within 7 Calendar Days Specify Issues You Disagree WithSubmit To Immediate Or Next Higher CommanderMay Request Appointment With Appeal Authority
8 APPEALS PROCESS Con’tFinal Decision Authority - First General Court Marshal Convening Authority In Chain Of CommandNo Further Appeal Available Within EO Complaint SystemFollow-up assessment
9 FORMS OF REPRISALThreatening: To give signs or warnings of, or to announce as intended or possible actions.
10 FORMS OF REPRISALIntimidation: To make timid, frighten, to inhibit or discourage by or threaten with harm or adverse treatment.
11 FORMS OF REPRISALHarassment: To annoy or torment repeatedly, persistently, to wear out, exhaust, or impede by repeated attacks
12 MILITARY WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION LAW Section 1034, Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.), requires an expeditious investigation of all allegations of reprisal for whistleblowing submitted by military members.
13 REPORTING INCIDENTS OF REPRISAL Made A Protected DisclosureUnfavorable Action Threatened Or TakenOfficial Or Other Person Knew Of Disclosure Or ComplaintDisclosure Caused Action TakenEvidence That Disclosure Caused ActionNot Required In Order To Report
14 Summary Describe the Army’s EO Complaint Process. Define the types of Complaints.Describe the Alternative AgenciesDescribe the Actions of the Commander.Explain the Appeals Process.Describe Forms of Reprisal.Explain the Military Whistleblower Protection Law.