DA Form 2166-9

New NCOER PART IV and V: NCOER Bullets

From DA PAM 623-3, pg. 46: b. Bullet comments. Bullet comments are mandatory regardless of the ratings given (at least one bullet will be entered in each block of a through f). Standardized rules apply to bullet comments on DA Form 2166–8. Bullet comments will— Be short, concise, to the point. Bullets will not be […]

TIPS FOR USING Electronic Evaluation System (EES)

All NCOERs with a through date of 1 JAN 2016, will be completed within the EES (https://evaluations.hrc.army.mil/). It is STRONGLY recommended that you utilize the PDF-F version of the applicable evaluation forms (DA FORM 2166-9-1 for SGT; DA FORM 2166-9-2 for SSG-1SG/MSG; DA FORM 67-10-1 for O1-O3 and W1-CW2) for drafting an evaluation.  This allows […]

Discussion on this NCOER

Today I would like to look at an NCOER from a fellow soldier. All personel identification has been removed to protect their identity. I would like feedback to determine what fellow leaders have to say about the bullet comments and the senior raters comments. What could be worded differently, are the bullets well written, is […]


1. Roles for rating officials: Rater: The rater’s primary role is that of evaluation, focusing on performance and performance counseling. Rater will: a. Counsel the rated NCO on his duty performance and professional development at least quarterly throughout the rating period. Define and discuss the duty description for part III of the NCO-ER with the rated NCO during […]

About Senior Rater Comments

Senior rater bullet comments are mandatory and should focus on potential for promotion, higher level schooling and positions of greater responsibility, but may also address performance, and/or the evaluation rendered by the rater. Senior rater bullet comments must be clear, concise and should reflect the senior rater’s recommendation to promote the NCO “now”, “ahead of” or “with peers”, or […]

Values NCOER bullets

Possesses the moral courage to always do what is right Totally dedicated to unit, mission and soldiers; a credit to the NCO Corps Highly dedicated and professional NCO Always gives 100% to ensure mission accomplishment Exhibits high standards of behavior; a model soldier and extraordinary leader Committed to mission accomplishment Outstanding problem solver; dynamic planner […]

Senior Rater Bullet Comments

Total Army asset; select for First Sergeant now Consummate professional; promote ahead of peers; consistently performs two pay grades above contemporaries Technically and tactically proficient; discharges duties with complete professionalism Soldier oriented NCO Assign this Sergeant to teach future leaders; West Point, ROTC any NCO academy His knowledge base is superior; potential ins unlimited A […]

NCOER Bullets Responsibility & Accountability

Directly responsible for brining the company in compliance with all OSHA, HAZMAT and safety regulations His safety enforcement resulted in accident free training Practiced conservation of supplies and funds which resulted in commendable supply inspections Voluntarily conducted observations to assist fellow AIT instructors to achieve Senior Instructor status Constantly maintained his training aids to standard […]

NCOER Bullets Training

Trains for readiness and the unexpected Eager to share knowledge and experience; key to his section’s 100 persent operational readiness Developed and implemented a special PT program with 100 percent success Constantly teaches soldiers Proficient trainer Trained and conditioned six soldiers who failed the APFT to pass within four weeks Encouraged a positive training environment […]