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


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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