354th FW welcomes new Diversity and Inclusion manager

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  • By Airman Spencer Hanson
  • 354th Fighter Wing

Paul Wayfield takes over as the 354th Fighter Wing Diversity and Inclusion manager at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. In this position Wayfield serves as the principal advisor on all diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility matters focused on creating a culture where every Airmen can reach their maximum potential and provide their greatest contribution to the mission. He provides guidance to senior leadership on areas of potential engagement to enhance mission effectiveness, speed, and lethality. 

The Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) program at Eielson AFB was officially stood up at the beginning of 2023 and supports the Department of Defense’s DEIA strategic plan. The DEIA office offers a wide variety of training programs, workshops, and briefings designed to inform and inspire ways to remove unnecessary barriers to mission accomplishment and create a more inclusive workplace culture.