It is the policy of the Department of the Army and all activities stationed at Fort Knox to provide equal opportunity in employment for all people, and to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or reprisal for participation in activities sanctioned by the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program.

EEO in hiring and employment is required by laws, regulations and Management Directives enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The laws that they are charged with enforcing include: