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805C-PAD-2044 (SL2) - Recommend Individual for Award

Standards: Prepared a DA Form 638 and included personal data, recommended award, and justification (achievement) entered in bullet format. Forwarded the DA Form 638 to the commander of the individual.

Conditions: Given opportunity to observe or evaluate performance of subordinates or to observe an act of an individual that warrants recognition, and access to AR 600-8-22, DA Form 638, Recommendation for Award, pen and/or computer with authorized software.

Standards: Prepared a DA Form 638 and included personal data, recommended award, and justification (achievement) entered in bullet format. Forwarded the DA Form 638 to the commander of the individual.

Performance Steps

1.   Determine if soldier's performance or action merits an award.

2.   Determine the type of award merited.

a. Review authorized awards.

b. Compare performance or act against award criterion.

3.   Determine criteria for submitting award recommendations.

a. Identify time limitations for submitting awards.

b. Identify period of award.

c. Identify service vs achievement.

d. Identify duplication of awards.

e. Identify interim awards.

f.  Identify rules for recognition upon retirement.

g. Identify approving authorities.

4.   Prepare the award recommendation, DA Form 638.

a. Complete personal data on soldier.

b. Specify type and level of award.

c. Enter period of award.

d. Enter supporting comments in block 20.

5.   Sign DA Form 638 in the appropriate block.

6.   Forward DA Form 638 to the commander of the individual.

Evaluation Preparation:

Setup: To evaluate this task, gather the items listed in the conditions statement. Provide the soldier with sufficient information to prepare the personal data, type of award, and justification/achievement.

Note. If your command directs use of FormFlow or another forms software, have the computer and printer available.

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldier he will be evaluated on his ability to recommend an individual for an award.

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Determined if soldier's performance or action merits an award.

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2.   Determined the type award merited.

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3.   Determined criteria for submitting award recommendation.

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a. Identified time limitations for submitting awards.

 

 

b. Identified period of award.

 

 

c. Identified service vs. achievement.

 

 

d. Identified duplication of awards.

 

 

e. Identified interim awards.

 

 

f.  Identified rules for recognition upon retirement.

 

 

g. Identified recommendation official.

 

 

h. Identified approving authorities.

 

 

4.   Prepared the award recommendation.

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a. Completed personal data on soldier.

 

 

b. Specified type and level of award.

 

 

c. Entered period of award.

 

 

d. Entered supporting comments in block 20.

 

 

5.   Signed DA Form 638 in the appropriate block.

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6.   Forwarded DA Form 638 to the commander of the individual.

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Evaluation Guidance: Score the soldier GO on performance measures passed. Score the soldier NO GO on any performance measure failed. The soldier must score a GO on all performance measures to receive a GO on the task. If the soldier scores NO GO, show the soldier what was done wrong.

References

 

Required

Related

 

AR 600-8-22

 

 

DA Form 638

 

 

Software-FormFlow

 

 

Software-Office

 

 

Software-Windows