Who needs a DA 2166-8-1 Form?
NCOER Counseling and Report From, also labeled form 2166-8-1 is the US Army form that must be filled out by supervising officers (i.e. raters).
What is DA Form 2166-8-1 for?
The DA 2166-8-1 is the form required for a Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Report. An NCO evaluation report is used for a yearly evaluation of non-commissioned officers in the US Army. The form used to be an evaluation report itself, but now it is separately regarded as a counseling and report form.
Is DA Form 2166-8-1 accompanied by other forms?
DA Form 2166-8-1 together with the DA 2166-8 make an NCO evaluation report.
When is DA 2166-8-1 Form due?
There isn’t a determined due date for the submission of the NCOER Counseling and Report Form, however as it has been mentioned, the rating of NCO’s is made on an annual basis. Logically, the report loses its applicability as soon as the most recent form is filed.
How do I fill out DA 2166-8-1 Form?
The Counseling and Report form is completed by the supervising officer. The information to indicate includes the following:
- The NCO’s basic administrative data (name, SSN, rank, contact information, identifying rates and codes)
- Authentication of the evaluating officer and senior raters or reviewers
- Description of duties
- Compliance with the Army values/ attributes/ skills and actions and commentary
Before the submission of the report, the evaluating officer, senior raters and reviewers mentioned must sign off the form.
Where do I send DA Form 2166-8-1?
The completed form should be delivered to the appropriate destination through the chain of command. Further, the evaluation report will be kept in the NCO’s individual records.