Soldiers assigned to the New York City Recruiting Battalion, pose for a selfie during an event to mark the Army's 247th birthday in Times Square, June 14, 2022.
Committee members include prominent individuals with diverse, inclusive, and varied backgrounds from academia, industry, private and public sectors, with experience in one or more of the following disciplines: defense or national security, organizational or human resources management, constitutional oremployment law, and diversity and inclusion. Membership selection is on the basis of experience with the military or with diversity and inclusion and equal opportunity-related workforce issues. Members are appointed for a 4-year term of service (renewed annually), serve without compensation, and perform a variety of duties, which include: visiting military installations; conducting a review andevaluation of research; and developing recommendations for consideration by the Secretary of Defense. Of note, Committee members are appointed to serve as independent advisors, not as official representatives of any group or organization with which they may be affiliated.