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Bartelle Serves as Keynote Speaker for U.S. Army Europe’s Equal Opportunity Leaders Course

Thursday, October 11, 2018  
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Suitland, MD (October 11, 2018): Andrews Federal Credit Union’s Michael Bartelle, Vice President of Overseas Operations for, served as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Army Europe’s semi-annual training for Equal Opportunity Advisors. The Equal Opportunity Leaders Course was a four-day event which focused the participants on equal opportunity and diversity management.

Michael Bartelle (standing, 2nd from right) is pictured here with participants at the Equal Opportunity Leaders Course.


Additionally, the sessions addressed the skills required to advise commanders in the conduct of informal equal opportunity complaints, provide their respective commanders with climate assessments, preparation of special ethnic observances, and serve as the primary resource manager of equal opportunity matters within their units.

Bartelle was invited to relay senior leadership insights based on his previous experiences as a former Army Command Sergeant Major, as well as the similarities between DOD and corporate entities with regard to EO/EEO programs.

According to Sergeant First Class Shannon Wyatt, Equal Opportunity Advisor for the U.S. Army Garrison-Wiesbaden, “Mr. Bartelle added increased value to the session by providing a thought provoking, engaging and inspirational address.”

About Andrews Federal Credit Union
Andrews Federal Credit Union was founded in 1948 to serve the needs of military and civilian personnel by providing a vast array of financial products and services. With over $1.5 billion in assets, Andrews Federal has grown to serve more than 120,000 members in the District of Columbia, Joint Base Andrews (MD), Springfield, Virginia (VA), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ), and military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In addition, the Credit Union serves as a financial partner with many select employee groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and New Jersey.

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