Army Regulation 623–3
Department of the Army
4 November 2015
SUMMARY of CHANGE
Evaluation Reporting System
This administrative revision, dated 30 March 2016-o
Corrects table 2-1 to clarify policy language associated with use of “P”
identifier for rated noncommissioned officers (table 2-1).
Applies administrative corrections (paras 2-7b(13), 2-7b(14), 2-17c(7), 333e(1), 3-42b(2), and E-4).
This major revision, dated 4 November 2015-o
Renames DA Form 67-10-4 (Strategic Grade Plate (O7) Officer Evaluation
Report) to DA Form 67-10-4 (Strategic Grade Plate General Officer Evaluation
Report) (para 1-1).
Updates policy authorizing officer evaluation reports for United States Army
Reserve officers in the rank of major general (paras 1-7 and 3-2).
Incorporates Army Directive 2015-11, Unmasking of Army Officer Evaluation
Reports (herby superseded) (para 1-12).
Incorporates policy for alternate use of an issued Department of Defense
identification number in lieu of a nine digit social security number for the
rated Soldier, rater, intermediate rater, and senior rater (para 1-14d).
Specifies service members of Allied armed forces are authorized to serve as
raters for noncommissioned officers (para 2-5a(2)).
Authorizes a brigadier general (O-7) serving as Chief of Staff to to rate
officers who are senior in date of rank (para 2-7b(12)(c)).
Updates and clarifies minimum grade requirements to serve as senior raters
for evaluation reports (para 2-7 and table 2-1).
Updates and defines supplementary review policy to incorporate DA Form 21669-1 (NCO Evaluation Report (SGT)), DA Form 2166-9-2 (NCO Evaluation Report
(SSG - 1SG/MSG)), and DA Form 2166-9-3 (NCO Evaluation Report (CSM/SGM))
(paras 2-15 through 2-18 and para 3-10).
Updates policy for loss of a rating official or rated Soldier for
noncommissioned officers (para 2-19b).
Updates policy for when three- and four-star nominative position sergeants
major receive evaluation reports (para 3-2b(3)).
Includes a new noncommissioned officer evaluation report rater assessment and
"Rater Tendency" report to track the rating history of each rater for
noncommissioned officers of all components, by rank, for staff sergeant
through command sergeant major (paras 3-7b and 3-11).
Redefines the senior rater four-box check system and label technique for DA
Form 2166-9-2 and DA Form 2166-9-3 (para 3-9).
Incorporates a new rater four-box check system and label technique for DA Form
2166-9-2 and DA Form 2166-9-3 (para 3-9).
Includes a new senior rater’s managed assessment for DA Form 2166-9-2 and DA
Form 2166-9-3 reinvigorating the importance of the senior rater to the
overall assessment process and reinforcing accountability (para 3-9b).
Includes one "broadening" assignment recommendation for noncommissioned
officers on DA Form 2166-9-1, DA Form 2166-9-2, and DA Form 2166-9-3 to assist
in talent management (paras 3-9b and 3-11).
Updates reset of "Senior Rater Evaluation Timeliness Report" to 21 April 2015
Clarifies policy when performance and potential comments may be entered by
rating officials on evaluation forms (paras 3-17 and 3-18).
Updates submission and processing procedures of DA Form 2166-9-1, DA Form
2166-9-2, and DA Form 2166-9-3 for Army National Guard noncommissioned
officers (para 3-33 and app H).
Adds warrior transition unit rating scheme requirements when Soldiers perform
duties with tenant unit (para 3-34).
Mandates enclosures to DA Form 2166-9-1, DA Form 2166-9-2, and DA Form 2166-93 must be in either a .pdf, .jpg, or .tiff format for acceptance as an
authorized attachment to the completed evaluation (para 3-35).
Updates policy for newly received derogatory information to incorporate
noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (para 3-38).
Updates requirements for when noncommissioned officers may receive a
"Complete the Record" report (para 3-56).
Adds exception to policy for issuing DA Form 1059 (Service School Academic
Evaluation Report) to noncommissioned officers who fail to complete the 23025D3O (CP) Cyber Network Defender course (para 3-49d(9)).
Updates policy for when requesting Commander’s or Commandant’s Inquiries
Replaces DA Form 2166-8 (NCO Evaluation Report) with DA Form 2166-9-1, DA Form