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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.





2.   Determined the type award merited.





3.   Determined criteria for submitting award
recommendation.





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.





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.





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





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

 


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