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Form DA 2166-8 NCO Evaluation Report

INSTRUCTIONS : NCO Evaluation Report (DA Form 2166-8)

A DA Form 2166-8 is a United States Army form required for an NCO evaluation report.  An NCO evaluation report is used for a yearly evaluation of a non-commissioned officer in the United States Army.  The form is to be filled out by supervising officers.  

The DA Form 2166-8 is available on the United States Army documentation website or can be supplied through the Army chain of command.  

Part I requires the basic information about the NCO that is to be evaluated. 

1. Include the name, social security number, rank, contact information, and the appropriate rates and codes that identify the NCO. 

After completion of the basic information, you must fill out Part II.

2. Part II requires the evaluating officer to provide their own information for the DA Form 2166-8.

3. Boxes B and C require the information from any senior raters or reviewer who is also submitting the evaluation report for the NCO. 

4. All raters and reviewers must sign off on the final evaluation report before it is to be sent out. 

Parts III and IV are the actual evaluation information to be supplied in the DA Form 2166-8.

5. The duties of the NCO must be supplied, along with descriptions of special emphasis and appointed duties in which the NCO covered over the evaluating year. 

6. The evaluation then must take into consideration the NCO’s compliance with the Army’s core values.  The evaluating officer must check whether the NCO has met each of the 7 core values and can provide any comments about this evaluation. 

On the second page, Part IV continues, and the evaluator must report on 5 specific areas of the NCO’s abilities. 

7. The five areas are competence, physical fitness, leadership, training, and responsibility and accountability.  

8. The evaluator must determine if the NCO exceeds the standard, meets the standard, needs some improvement or needs much improvement in these 5 areas.

After the specific evaluation, the evaluating officer must provide an overall evaluation of the yearly effort of the NCO, which is provided for in Part V.

9. All senior raters must also give an overall performance evaluation.

Upon completion, the evaluation is ready for submission to the appropriate use through the chain of command. 

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AF FORM 988 Leave Request/Authorization


An AF Form 988 is a United States Air Force form is used for requesting and authorizing leave from service.  The form has three parts, all of which must be filled out to request and have the leave authorized.  

The AF Form 988 is available on the United States Air Force documentation website or can be supplied through the chain of command. 

The first section of the AF Form 988 is to be filled out by the Air Force member requesting leave.  

1. The requesting member must provide their general information in boxes 1 through 6.  This information must include their name, social security number, date of request, grade, leave balance, and type of transaction if the requesting member is an officer. 

2. If the Air Force member requires convalescent leave (to recover from medical issues or injury), the recommended time for leave must be provided in box 7.  

3. In box 8, provide the type of leave requested, with any additional remarks if necessary. 

4. Boxes 9 through 20 require detailed information about your requested leave.  Provide the number of days of leave, the dates, where you will be, your address during your leave, an emergency contact number during your leave, and any duty information that may apply to you. 

5. The member must sign the acknowledgment in box 21, with the supervising officer signing and approving the leave.  

6. If the requesting an extended period of leave, a supervisor or commander must approve of the leave in boxes 26 through 33. 

7. Once all of this information has been provided in the first page of the AF Form 988, you must provide the same information on each of the next 2 pages of the form.  The boxes are identical, so provide the same information for each sheet.

8. Page 2 of the AF Form 988 will require that you record your data of leave if the leave is taking place outside of the continental United States.  This information should be provided in section II of the second page.  

9. The third page of the AF Form 988 is to be used at the conclusion of your leave.  The top section, which will require the same information as the first page, must be filled out and submitted at the time of leave requested.  The form will be given back and the member on leave must fill out section  III must report on their leave upon their return.  

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Form DA 5960 Authorization to Start, Stop, or Change Basic Allowance for Quarters


A DA Form 5960 is a United States Army form used for the authorization to start, stop, or change basic allowance for quarters.  It can also be used for variable housing allowance.  It is used as a method of changing the pay record of a military member, which can be due to a number of factors. 

The DA Form 5960 is available on the United States Army documentation website or can be supplied through the chain of command. 

The first step is to supply your basic identifying information in boxes 1 through 3. 

1. Include your name, rank, and social security number. 

Next, you will indicate the type of action you are using the DA Form 5960 for in box 4.

2. Your duty location, date, and type of quarters are needed in the following three boxes. 

In box 8, you must identify your marital and dependency status, including all current and previous marriages and dependent children. 

3. If your spouse or former spouse is also a military member, you must put their information in box 8 sections 1, 2, and 3.

Box 9 is used for indicating the type of quarters that you will be moving into or changing.

4. A military member grade E7 and above can select their quarters information, otherwise a commanding officer must make the determination and attach the appropriate forms.

Should you have any dependents who will be living in your quarters, you must provide their information in boxes 10 and 11.  

5. Should you require more space, write additional dependents on the back of the DA Form 5960, listing all of their information required in box 10.

Box 12 will require accounting information of your monthly expenses and the monthly expenses of any dependents not currently living with you.  

6. Indicate your current mortgage, insurance, or other monthly obligations. 

If you are leasing quarters, you must also include the contact information for the landlord of the property and the address of the location. 

Finally, you and any commanding officer must sign off on the bottom of the form, certifying the DA Form 5960.  

7. Submit the original to the proper authority, but keep a copy of the form for future reference. 

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AF FORM 910 Enlisted Performance Report


An AF Form 910 is a United States Air Force form is used for recording the performance of enlisted members over the course of their career in the Air Force.  The enlisted performance report is an annual evaluation used for every enlisted member.  

The first section of the AF form 910 is used for identifying the evaluated member and listing their basic information.

1. Boxes 1 through 6 are to be used for providing identifying and contact information of the evaluated enlisted member.  State the individual’s name, social security number, rank, grade, DAFSC, organization or command, and PAS information. 

2. Section II provides space for identifying the evaluated member’s job description and duties.  Identify the duty title in box 1 and provide a list of key responsibilities.  List all of them and provide a brief description if necessary. 

3. Section III is to be used for the actual evaluation of the enlisted member.  The format requires a grade from 1 to 5 for each evaluating question, with 1 being inadequate and 5 being superior. 

4. Provide a grade for each question in line 1, evaluating how well the enlisted member perform his or her assigned duties. 

5. Complete the AF Form 910 in the same format in line 1 through 7, providing a rank for each question in the box provided.

6. Once the evaluation is complete in section III, the supervisor of the evaluated member must provide a recommendation for promotion in section IV, which again is on a 1 to 5 scale.

7. The rating supervisor can provide any additional comments in section V and can attach any additional sheets if additional comments are necessary. 

8. The rating supervisor must then sign and affirm the AF Form 910, providing their information in section V.

9. If any additional supervising officers evaluated the subject individual, they may provide comments in section VI and sign the form at the bottom. 

10. Once completed, the AF From 910 should be filed through the chain of command, with a copy of the results kept in the evaluated enlisted member’s file.    

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Form DD 1351-2 Travel Voucher or Subvoucher


A DD Form 1351-2 is a Department of Defense form used for travel vouchers for approved travel expenses by military members.  This voucher must be filled out in order for reimbursement for travel expenses paid out of the pocket of the military member. 

The DD Form 1351-2 is available on the Department of Defense documentation website or can be supplied through the chain of command. 

The first step is fill in box 1, indicating what type of payment your voucher will be credited.

1. If you used a Government Travel Charge Card, you must indicate the split payment that will be made to the card contractor. 

In boxes 2 through 11, you must provide your personal information.  

2. You will need to put your name, grade, social security number, contact information as well as the type of payment made for your travel expenses. 

In box 12, you must list all of your dependents and indicate if they accompanied you on your travel.  

3. Boxes 13 and 14 require you to further indicate your dependent’s address as well as whether any household goods shipments are included in your travel expense.  

Box 15 is to be used to document your travel itinerary, including the dates and mode of all travel completed.  

4. You must indicate the travel costs of each separate trip and the mileage of each individual trip. 

Identify your mode of transportation in boxes 16 and 17.

5. You may be reimbursed for mileage and fuel if you supplied your own mode of transportation.

Box 18 and 19 are the most important sections on the DD Form 1351-2.  It is here that you will itemize all expenses for which you will be reimbursed.

6. Include all meals and other necessities that will be covered by the department of defense.  If you are unsure of a qualifying expense, check with the Department of Defense for further help. 

You must then certify the form in box 20 and have any supervising official sign box 21.

After completing the form, you must attach receipts for certain expenses that you are claiming reimbursement. 

7. You must attach receipts for lodging expenses over $75, secretarial approval of travel, if applicable, two copies of dependent travel authorization, if applicable, along with your original travel orders or authorizations.  

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AF FORM 55 Employee Safety and Health Record


An AF Form 55 is a United States Air Force form is used for documenting the completion of initial and recurring safety training.  The for serves as an employee safety and and health record, to be kept in the workplace and update the training as necessary.  

The AF Form 55 is available on the United States Air Force documentation website or can be supplied through the chain of command. 

The first section of the AF Form 55 is to be filled out by the workplace supervising authority.    

1. The officer in charge of the workplace must identify themselves on the AF Form 55.

2. Boxes 1 through 3 must state the name of the supervising officer, their social security number, and their organization or workplace identifier. 

3. Boxes 4 and 5 must identify the occupation series and duty of the supervising official.  In these boxes, provide the official title used in your organization and provide the specific duty type you are assigned to supervise.  

4. In box 6, the supervising officer must list the hazards that are associated with the job tasks or work areas involved in their assigned duties.  List all hazards, both minimal and severe, indicating how likely the hazards may be encountered. 

5. Use box 7 to indicate any occupational health examinations that may be required for the duties served in the workplace.  Such exams may not be required in all duty types, in which case you may leave box 7 blank. 

6. The next section provides a checklist for all mandatory safety items to be briefed by the supervisor to all on duty in the workplace.

7. As you inform your crew of the hazards and safety precautions to be taken, you must check off the boxes as necessary.  

8. Continue checking off the boxes and keep the AF Form 998 in the workplace and continue to update the form as additional training is accomplished.  

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Form DD 2875 System Authorization Access Request (SAAR)


A DD Form 2875 is a Department of Defense form used a request for system authorization access.  The form must be used before any access to Department of Defense computer system access will be granted. 

The DD Form 2875 is available on the Department of Defense documentation website or can be supplied through the chain of command. 

The initial boxes require you to indicate the type of request being made, the system name and location.  

1. Part I is to be completed by the requesting individual and requires their personal and contact information.

2. Write in the corresponding boxes the name, organization, address, department, and contact information.  

It must also be indicated whether the requesting party provide their citizenship and military status. 

3. If any training or certification is necessary, the individual must indicate whether they have completed the necessary requirements and certify the form in box 11. 

Once part I is completed, part II must be filled out by the system administrating agency or sponsoring party.  

4. The justification for access must be provided in box 13.  A brief explanation is required, however if extensive information needs to be provided, additional pages may be attached at the end of the form.  

Additionally, the sponsoring party must describe the type of access to be granted and the security clearances necessary for the system. 

5. Both the supervisor and information owner must provide their certifications and contact information in boxes 17 through 25.  

If additional security matters need to be addressed by the proposed access, a security manager must validate the form in part III. 

6. The security manager must provide the investigation information and sign off on the DD Form 2875 before it can be reviewed and approved. 

Part IV requires completion by the authorized staff preparing the account information.  

7. If specific information about the system needs to supplied on the DD Form 2875, this information should be listed in part IV, explaining the specific systems, domains, servers, applications, directories, files, or datasets that will be accessible. 

Once all sections have been completed by the proper authorizing parties, the form should be transmitted to the approval authority.  

8. A record of the form should be kept by the requesting party for further reference, especially if additional system authorizations requests will be needed in the future.  

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