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Competence NCOER Bullet Comment Examples

No letters after your name are ever going to be a total guarantee of competence any more than they are a guarantee against fraud. Improving competence involves continuing professional development ... That is the really crucial thing, not just passing an examination.
—Colette Bowe


o maintained 20,226 DSN lines throughout eight Inside Plant facilities during UFG 15;his unparalleled technical knowledge resulted in 100% communications reliability

o tenaciously coordinated the closure and remediation of 130 CAR deficiencies over his rating period; standardized the CAR program procedure for the Company to follow

o provided excellent critical mission support for the Defense Switch Network while sustaining services to 16,526 customers including 17 flag officers with minimal outages

o dedicated Soldier who can always be counted on and has devoted significant time and effort to developing his skills

o no-nonsense leader who instills much needed discipline throughout the BN; never backs away from a challenge and always completes the mission

o cross trained seven US Soldiers and five El Salvadorans on forming and metal re-enforcement placement, pouring, and finishing concrete during Annual Training '13

o planned, organized, and trained over 100 food service workers at Camp Shelby, MS supporting 8,000 Soldiers for deployment to OIF

o prepared the unit for the facility's semi-annual ARCENT inspection; all seven areas received 100% commendable ratings setting the standard in Detention Operations

o maintained a levelhead during times of adversity; successfully MEDEVACed two Soldiers from theater ensuring their welfare, safety, and follow-on treatment

o maintained 100% accountability of 402 lines of the BN's shop stock valued at $636,000; extremely vital in maintaining the BN's overall 98% readiness rate

o excelled as the NCOIC of the Orderly Room; handled multiple projects and taskings that resulted in 100% mission accomplishment

o exercises strong sound judgment in dealing with occurrences that transpire during the normal course of daily operations

o coordinated and supervised the transportation of a High Risk Soldier over 3 states to multiple treatment and rehabilitation facilities without incident

o provided first aid and life saving measures to a heat stroke casualty during the MEDCOM Best Warrior Competition

o performed over 100 surgeries on four bone regeneration animal protocols with a greater than 95 percent survival rate

o extremely high professional standards that far exceeded her contemporaries

o extremely competent NCO who processed over 1000 medical transactions into MEDPROS to improve the Medical Readiness Classification from 69.97 % to 88.91%

o synchronized the consistent delivery of over 25,000 lines of medical supplies valued in excess of $8 million

o procured an Expeditionary Deployable Oxygen Concentration System decreasing oxygen ressupply from two weeks to less than 72 hours

o increased the authorized stockage list from 334 to 430 lines of Class VIII in order to better support over 40 Battalion Aid Stations

o awarded Battalion Best Of the West and was selected to represent the Brigade for Division Best Of the West where she placed as runner up

o recommended for the Air Medal for his calm and efficient execution of flight duties during medevac missions in support of OEF

o highly skilled in planning, coordinating required equipment and personnel and conducting aircraft maintenance

o his attention to detail and invaluable experience played a vital role in the successful deployment of his team for OIF

o his vast experience and competence led to his selection over 10 other NCOs as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor

o conducted traffic control for over twenty major command ceremonies with no traffic incidents

o made the Commandant's list in BNCOC by achieving a top academic average of 99%

o expertly boresighted systems--accuracy made live-target firing unnecessary--saved over 20K in ammo

o volunteered for platoon sergeant position and was accepted over several more senior NCOs

o distinguished honor graduate of his BNCOC course

o Unparalleled ability to multitask and achieve outstanding results

o named NCO Instructor of the Quarter over six other NCOs for 1st quarter FY06

o achieved positive results when confronted with major responsibilities and limited resources

o distinguished Honor Graduate of the Traffic Management Accident Investigation Course

o one of two recruiters in unit to be named "Best of the Best" in nationwide production contest

o earned Honor Graduate at the Foreign Language Training Center, Europe

o ranked third of 20 recruiters in mission accomplishment

o maintained 100% SIDPERS rate even under arduous Operation Desert Storm conditions

o selected out of all CMF 67/68 NCOs Army-wide to be the IFLS demonstrator for an international conference

o won five gold and two silver medals at the division level culinary arts competition

o reconstructed 19 lost promotion packets resulting in 15 promotions

o efficient time management enabled him to complete 12 credit hours toward a BS degree in Medical Technology with a 3.5 GPA

o technical and tactical expertise led to his assignment as the NCOIC of the company-level Quality Control section

o orchestrated an efficient maintenance plan which recovered 15 UH60A aircraft upon redeployment from OEF and OIF

o sought self-improvement through correspondence courses while deployed during OIF II

o selected for promotion to Sergeant First Class from the secondary zone

o successfully completed 24 semester hours while maintaining a 3.4 GPA

o achieved 100% SIDPERS timeliness for 12 consecutive months; awarded Army Achievement Medal

o maintained an 85% solve rate on investigative actions; above USACIDC's goal!

o scored a perfect score of 1000 points on Tank Table VIII as Tank Commander

o reduced Qualified Not Enlisted rate from 10 percent to all time low of 2.8 percent

o designed, contracted, and installed computer systems for 2 APODs and ASP Headquarters

o technically and tactically proficient Master Gunner; supervised over 200 ranges and qualifications across the brigade

o spearheaded renovations for over twenty B-HUT's with limited time and resources to accommodate living area shortages for brigade personnel in OEF

o successfully established and managed Class IV supplies needed to accomplish repair operations in the BDE LSA foot print at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan

o always in focus and is superbly well organized; never without direction

o her consistent performance has been invaluable to daily operations of the company

o two time Brigade NCO of the Quarter

o knowledgeable NCO who demonstrated the ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously

o technically and tactically proficient

o knowledge, skills and abilities equal to or greater than peers and superiors

o competence and ability unequaled; stands out among his peers

o possesses the ability to make sound decisions with precision and accuracy

o accepted all obstacles as challenges; accepts nothing less than total success

o received the Brigade Disciplinary Award twice for unit excellence

o received commendable rating as 1SG in all areas during the Battalion Command Inspection

o selected from among 80 other NCOs as National Defense Transportation Association NCO of the Year

o highly skilled in planning, coordinating required equipment and personnel and conducting aircraft maintenance

o his attention to detail and invaluable experience played a vital role in the successful deployment of his team for OIF

o his vast experience and competence led to his selection over 10 other NCOs as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor

o extremely competent; performed all duties above expected standards and expectations

o received commendable ratings during all Brigade Command Inspections

o commended by the Battalion Commander for his flawless execution of Physical Training

o conducted an air insertion mission and cleared an entire village to prevent insurgents from conducting future operations in the Battalion AO





Tolerance is compromise; compromise is weakness!
—-MSG Johnson


o served as Squad Leader in the Fuel and Water Platoon; continually demonstrated competence and knowledge which aided in the success of the 308th BSB support missions

o performs with little or no supervision in carrying out the mission when given the oporder

o Soldier performed above and beyond his paygrade at annual training acting as the S-6 NCO

o flawlessly processed over 300 school packets for Soldiers to attend NCOES and ASI producing school

o proved indespensible as an ICV Gunner during the 5/2 SBCT unit NTC rotation

o completed 9 semester hours of college towards a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice

o battalion recognized by CSA as Army's best electronic warfare unit

o battery named best at ground defense by the Commanding General at Ft Sill

o certified over 75 items of TMDE, key to laboratory's 3 day backlog--lowest backlog in years

o chosen as a brigade 1999 DLI Language Olympics team member due to his language skills

o chosen as Observer Controller to assist a FSB which resulted in a successful JRTC rotation

o chosen over six other team chiefs to support critical real world mission in Ethiopia

o cleared over 2000 miles during route clearance missions during three months of combat operations resulting in the safely discovery of two IED's and zero casualties

o commended by Battalion Commander for his platoon's flawless execution of STX lane training

o commended by Battalion CSM for excellent performance as acting First Sergeant

o commended by the Battalion Commander for his flawless execution of Physical Training

o commended by the Battalion Commander for his Leaderbook; now used as an example for others to follow

o commended by USAREUR IG for NCO Certification Program established for the Bn

o commended for developing a Suicide Prevention Program that was adopted throughout the command

o committed to excellence; anything less is unacceptable

o competence and ability unequaled; stands out among his peers

o completed 11 credit hours towards a bachelors degree in off-duty time with a overall 4.0 average

o completed 18 semester hours of college towards a associate degree maintaining a 3.8 grade point average despite a demanding work schedule during his rating period

o completed 30 college credit hours

o completed 4 college credit hours and 125 correspondence course hours

o completed over 50 combat missions while assigned to an Infantry Company in the Sunni Triangle during OIF 03-06

o completed over 700 jobs as section NCOIC

o completed requirements for Associate/Bachelor Degree

o completed Signal Leadership Course, Special Forces Operations Course by correspondence during this period

o completed the 100 mile, joint unit Nijmegen March with the first group of finishers

o completes all tasks timely and beyond expectations

o conducted 12 raids, captured 55 detainees from the Al-Qaeda, Tawid Al-Jihad, Jaysh Al-Islam and Mahdi Militia terrorist networks

o conducted 16 sniper missions to limit terrorist movement in the Company AO; decreased IED activity by 50%

o conducted an air insertion mission and cleared an entire village to prevent insurgents from conducting future operations in the Battalion AO

o conducted over 70 aeromedical evacuation missions achieving maximum results while flying over 250 combat hours

o conducted the installation support modules project and demonstration for the Army Chief of Staff

o conducted traffic control for over twenty major command ceremonies with no traffic incidents

o considered to be the best First Sergeant by all outside organizations we deal with

o consistently displayed sound mature judgment

o consistently enrolled in Army Correspondence Courses

o consistently enrolled in MOS, military and civilian courses

o constantly seeks self-improvement; always willing to grow, learn, and improve

o continually demonstrates competence and knowledge of a 1SG

o continuously sought out by peers and superiors throughout the Battalion for operational guidance

o coordinated the safe movement of over 6,000 passengers with the Deployment Center and Base Ops

o created the unit NCO Battle Book which was adopted by the entire 614th FA Artillery Group

o Crime Prevention Program rated best on the installation by the Provost Marshall's Office

o currently maintaining an "A" average in college





Redeployment Problems

o makes continuous attempts to assist other Soldiers with pre-deployment training but unable to express himself due to nervous condition

o complies with all training requirements but progress after return from deployment is slow; recommend counseling

o dedicated himself to the well-being of the Soldiers but is neglecting his own health to the point that the misison is threatened

o exemplifies the total Soldier but increasingly fails to show patience for training since redeployment

o performance has declined since redeployment; all efforts appear to require more effort with lessened results

o showed rare aptitude for operations planning but unable to work with peers or participate in group planning; recommend counseling

o first rate vehicle maintainer; turn-around time still good but half of what it was before Afghan rotation

o his techniques and procedures contributed to unit success during both stateside and overseas missions but family life has deteriorated and SGT is often late for work

o displays alternately a keen motivation and a distrust and unwillingness to follow orders; recommend medical evaluation


We need more bullets that demonstrate NCOs' inability to adapt or readjust after returning from deployment. NCOs with PTSD are being hurt when they send NCOERs to the Medical Board which fail to document the symptoms of PTSD or how their performance was affected.



Needs Improvement

o failed to report on time for company movement to annual training

o fully capable of accomplishing simple tasks with proper supervision and coaching

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the drive to utilize his knowledge and experience to be successful

o requires supervision; lacked ability to be an independent problem solver in order to accomplish the mission

o did not learn from previous mistakes; inefficient in his inability to perform duties as a Staff Sergeant

o fully capable of accomplishing simple tasks with proper supervision and coaching

o Soldier under-performed during rating period, resulting in mission failure

o accomplished 66.6% of assigned mission; enlisting 12 soldiers against a mission of 18 soldiers

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the drive to utilize her knowledge and experience to be successful

o failed to meet requirements necessary to maintain his MOS

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the knowledge and experience to be successful at this time

o disregarded his better judgment by negotiating an impassable mountain road resulting in damage to the non-tactical vehicle

o showed poor judgment when he attempted to navigate river bed with a non-tactical vehicle; damged undercarriage, inoperable

o took the wrong platoon's truck and failed to dispatch another truck, in addition to missing SP by forty minutes while assigned as a convoy commander

o wasted valuable training time taking over four hours to process sixteen Soldier's APFT results

o required substantial assistance from multiple people completing routine administrative tasks such as an NCOER, memorandum, and awards

o unable to multitask in a high OPTEMPO area, due to lack of knowledge of her additional duty which is Company Training NCOIC

o decertified as a Howitzer Chief of Section for his flagrant violation of directions by allowing his non-certified Gunner to fire a live round during Battery Certifications

o failed to assume duties and responsibilities as senior NCO in the absence of the NCOIC

o struggles with following up with tasks given to him by his first line leader

o was unable to qualify in key tasks and limited the readiness of the entire team

o performed admirably in most duties but needs to concentrate on...

o failure to use TM is a frequent problem and risks equipment and personnel





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