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Competence NCOER Bullet Comment Examples

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
—Ayrton Senna


o always in focus and is superbly well organized; never without direction which enabled the unit to operate at a greater capacity with fewer resources

o took responsibility for mission shortfall, and enlisted 5 soldiers in three months

o section received an Excellence Rating in all departments during the USASOC Initial Command Inspection

o possessed strong technical and operational knowledge in all facets of position held; superb results filling the Maintenance Control Sergeant slot for eight months

o administered and executed a plan for turning in over $80,000 of serviceable CLIX service and repair parts to the SSA; created a more efficient as well as a clean parts bin

o ensured Soldiers were trained on all section critical tasks which led to a 100% zero error on all monthly AMSS reports since his arrival to the section

o selected over the Senior Platoon Sergeant to serve as the acting First Sergeant by the Company Commander; nominated to take the First Sergeant position full time

o commended by the S-3 Operations SGM during CDA Inspection after inspecting his counseling packets; maintained an impressive 93% MEDPROS up-to-date rating

o platoon operated flawlessly during his brief absences; a direct reflection of his ability to develop the tactical and technical skills of his NCOs and Soldiers

o as a Ft. Riley Inprocessing NCO, he safely directed and inprocessed 1500 Soldiers reporting to Ft. Riley

o requested by name to act as the assistant maintenance supervisor

o his knowledge was instrumental in the accurate and timely submission of required monthly reports

o provided the technical knowledge and proficiency of SAMS-E and AMSS report to the incoming Motor Sergeant

o instrumental in mission success of the Motor Section

o selected over peers to create new WLC student database that saved over 45 man hours a month for all WLC cadre; greatly increased productivity in section

o received 98% superior ratings on all monthly instructor evaluations; due to his excellent teaching methods and competence

o selected above 20 of his fellow NCO's to serve as the 324th ESB's JNN Validation NCO at Fort Bliss to prepare the unit for deployment to Afghanistan

o maintained communications of COB Adder and FOB Echo, Iraq with 98% reliability in support of OND 11

o maintained a 92% operational readiness rate of all equipment within the battalion in support of OIF 09-10, valued in excess of $2,000,000

o pivotal to unit's success in coordinating FBCB2/BFT vehicle installs and two software upgrades with 100% success rate

o displayed the ability to perform at a level of greater responsibility in the absense of his supervisor

o has an extensive knowledgebase from previous deployments and does not hesitate to highlight lessons learned

o vital asset in the platoon for being knowledgable and persistent

o analyzed and tracked enemy historical point of origin sites; his input assisted in lethal targeting of enemy attack zones reducing IDF attacks by 40%

o unparalleled ability to multitask and achieve outstanding results

o makes sound decisions; takes responsibility for his actions

o earned commendable ratings on all HAZMAT and Safety inspections

o his knowledge and tactical expertise while attached to an Infantry Company has equated to success in over 30 combat missions

o received 90 percent rating on his Instructor Evaluations

o self-motivated; committed to excellence

o assisted Tobyhanna Army Depot maintenance team; replaced azimuth motor electric brake assembly; solved satellite autotrack failure

o responded to 55 IEDs that the Iraq Security Forces reported; helped secure the surrounding area until the IEDs were neutralized

o selected to perform duties as Platoon Sergeant; obtained excellent results

o exceeded course standards with academic average of 98% at Battle Staff NCO School

o extremely competent; performs all assigned duties above standards

o maximized the use of automation; developed procedures adapted by the entire unit for admin, training, and deployability

o earned a rating of "exceeds the standard" on three additional duty areas during command inspections

o received excellent rating on NBC during Brigade Command inspection

o self-starter; displays a high degree of initiative

o selected as Distinguished Honor Graduate for BNCOC, Fort Sill, Oklahoma

o organized internal team command maintenance program resulting in a 98% operational readiness rate for all team assigned equipment

o selected as Platoon Sergeant; a Sergeant First Class position

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

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

o recognized by BDE CSM for excellence as NCOIC during post Change of Command ceremonies

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

o recognized by Battalion Commander as the most efficient Operations Sergeant for out processing and graduating a PLDC class

o flawlessly handled finance and personnel actions for 250 soldiers with zero late transactions

o displays tactical and technical knowledge well beyond his skill level

o completes all tasks timely and beyond expectations

o incorporates a variety of techniques that expedites the completion of all assignments

o recognized by Fort Carson CSM for excellence as a member of post color guard during Veterans Day ceremonies

o processed over 45 elimination packets with a zero errors

o completed over 700 jobs as section NCOIC

o unique and comprehensive computer skills

o ensured the team was prepared for all missions and contingencies prior to movement; ensured mission success

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





The proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices cause people's substance to be drained away. When their substance is drained away, they will be afflicted by heavy exactions. With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and their incomes dissipated.
— Sun Tzu, Chinese General and Author, b.500 BC


o selected over eight qualified SFCs to simultaneously execute duties as Platoon Sergeant and serve as Material Control Supervisor; chosen as company ADSO, FST leader, and CNO/CAO

o superb linguist; continues to surpass Army standards by scoring a 3/2+ on the French Defense Language Proficiency Test Form V

o meticulously led section in the production of over 1,100 IMINT products supporting the SOCCENT CG and staff during strategic planning efforts

o nominated to represent SOCCENT based on expertise and professionalism to attend CGAC; graduated top of class out of sixteen students with a 93% GPA

o maximized limited resources to build first-rate IMINT products ISO SOCCENT requirements; received accolades by USSF commanders throughout CENTCOM AOR

o was instrumental in treating and arranging the medical evacuation of 2 WIAs while under enemy fire thus sustaining them from further injury

o instilled attention to detail, enthusiasm, and indomitable spirit into his peers

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

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

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

o orchestrated the resupply of all expendable items in minimal time which was critical to the success of the unit's deployment to Bosnia

o organized internal team command maintenance program resulting in a 98% operational readiness rate for all team assigned equipment

o organized the set up and execution of an extremely successful Organizational Day

o organized, equipped and deployed six inspection teams to the USSR

o outstanding ability to plan and direct operations and activities of any scope or size

o outstanding Battle Staff skills; key to success of platoon and company operations

o outstanding judgment; always gives sound advice and guidance

o outstanding knowledgeable and resourceful NCO

o performed flawlessly as acting First Sergeant of NCO Academy consisting of ten BNCOC classes

o Physical Security NCO program received no deficiencies on last Command inspection

o picked as section sergeant over five other SSGs

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

o prioritized travel of all replacements during Operation Scorched Earth meeting 100% of DA requirements

o processed over 45 elimination packets with a zero errors

o professional competence responsible for two battalions winning Quarterly Excellence Award for personnel

o proficient in all technical areas

o proposed, developed, and documented the revision of the CMF 76 SGM authorizations

o provided logistical advice; supervised the initial fielding of 22 trucks, ammunition, uniforms, and other MTOE to Iraqi Security Battalion

o provided outstanding admin support to Bravo Company Soldiers, 101st Civil Affairs Battalion prior to, at Mob station, and during their deployment.

o provided quick first aid to his crew member which saved the soldier's finger

o qualified expert with the M16A2 and SAW

o quick response and medical skills saved six soldiers' lives during Operation Mine Shaft

o quickly mastered all facets of PACOM's largest distribution element--reduced workload on team

o ranked third in the FORSCOM maintenance excellence award program

o ranked third of 20 recruiters in mission accomplishment

o rated Best Wrecker Operator in the Brigade by the Commander

o received 90 percent rating on his Instructor Evaluations

o received a commendable rating in publications management during Brigade Organizational Inspection

o received a rating of best supply operations during second and fourth quarters FY94

o received AAM from BN Commander for solving 12 related larcenies of government property

o received ACOE Customer Service Excellence Award in March 2008

o received an Army Achievement Medal for his timely processing of NCOERs

o received ARCOM for Best Contact Maintenance vehicle during Corps Logistic Inspection

o received ARCOM for development of unit MOS library

o received award for his part in the first ever MSE deployment to Fort Hood, Texas

o received Battalion rating of Excellence for OPFOR leader in company Field Training Exercise

o received certificate of achievement for outstanding leadership ability while attending BNCOC

o received commanding general's commendation for instructing commander and first sergeant course

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

o received DIA commendations for his contributions to the POW-MIA National Data Base

o received excellent evaluations for all nine rotational battalions for 11 separate events

o received excellent rating on NBC during Brigade Command inspection

o received five outstanding classroom evaluations during this report period

o received I Corps CSM coin for excellence

o received the Brigade Disciplinary Award twice for unit excellence

o received the Medical Order of Military Merit from the Surgeon General for sustained superior performance

o received Winner Circle award from the community commander for outstanding support during Desert Storm

o recognized by 23rd TAACOM CG for best concurrent training during Aerial Gunnery Exercise

o recognized by Battalion Commander as the most efficient Operations Sergeant for out processing and graduating

o recognized by BDE CSM for excellence as NCOIC during post Change of Command ceremonies

o recognized by Fort Carson CSM for excellence as a member of post color guard during Veterans Day ceremonies

o recognized by Post Commander for professionalism of his soldiers Squad Live Fire exercise

o recognized for outstanding performance during the Follow on Test and Evaluation (FOT&E)

o recognized with AAM for commendable performance during Secure Tactical Data Network IV

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

o reconstructed 19 lost promotion packets resulting in 15 promotions

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

o reduced waiting period for Computerized Tomography exams from 2 months to 1 day

o repeatedly called upon to work with depot MSE technicians at Tobyhanna Army Depot

o responded to 55 IEDs that the Iraq Security Forces reported; helped secure the surrounding area until the IEDs were neutralized

o revised and implemented the company Field Sanitation Program and SOP converting the inspected area from black to green

o revised Brigade reenlistment program, won CG's Reenlistment Trophy

o revised examination procedures for crew members--incorporated low light requirements--improved mission readiness





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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