Competence NCOER Bullet 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



A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
— John C. Maxwell


o demonstrated tactical competence and in-depth knowledge of the OSUT POI; set the standard in organizing, resourcing, and executing training events during his first cycle

o provided essential knowledge and experience during OEF 09-10

o scored 93 on latest SQT

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

o selected above peers for difficult missions

o selected above peers to act as 1SG

o selected ahead of peers to attend PLDC

o selected as assistant platoon sergeant over 11 other NCOs

o selected as Battalion Master Dragon Gunner for two consecutive quarters

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

o selected as Guidance Counselor of the Year for CY02

o selected as Platoon Sergeant; a Sergeant First Class position

o selected by scuba Team to train 1st Group Pre-scuba course

o selected for a special mission at Battalion level over 5 other crewchiefs

o selected for evaluation and verification of technical manuals at contractor level

o selected for induction into the Sergeant Morales Club

o selected for outstanding Public Service Award for 2000

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

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

o selected from among peers to become the Army's first C-20 flight engineer

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

o selected over 22 SFCs to be the Senior Instructor of Jumpmaster Branch

o selected over more senior noncommissioned officers to fill CW2 position

o selected over peers to perform in SSG position

o selected to compete at DA level in the Phillip A. Connelly Competition for small dining facility.

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

o selected to represent the 3rd Ranger Training Battalion in the Best Ranger Competition

o selected to train the Royal Saudi Air Defense Force during Desert Storm

o self-motivated; committed to excellence

o self-starter; displays a high degree of initiative

o served as the senior medical advisor in support of tactical convoy operations and close quarters combat live fire ranges during OIF 2

o set the standard within the Brigade for Range certification

o sought self-improvement through correspondence courses

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

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 spent many hours of self-study to better enhance job skills

o successfully completed 24 semester hours while maintaining a 3.4 GPA

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

o supervised the processing of 1,000 military police reports with zero errors

o surpassed the Brigade's retention goals by 110%

o tactfully managed problems of leading a task force of over 300 US and Thai soldiers

o task oriented and detail minded; completes assignments to the fullest while staying focused to make

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

o technically and tactically proficient

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

o technically competent NCO; best I've known in my 15 years of service

o total competence in the areas of security and theater specific requirements

o two time Brigade NCO of the Quarter

o unafraid of making decisions despite personal risk

o unique and comprehensive computer skills

o Unparalleled ability to multitask and achieve outstanding results

o used initiative and aptitude to tackle and complete complex missions

o very resourceful and innovative NCO

o Vital asset in the platoon for being knowledgable and persistent

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

o was first to identify AACS as breeding ground for Aedas Aldopictus Mosquito

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

o won highly competitive role model award from Federally Employed Women, Adelphi Chapter

o won Recruiter of the Year FY01

o won Soldier of the Year, Ft Lewis, Washington

o won the daily Barracks and Maintenance Inspections Award

o won the Fort Sheridan land navigation course competition

o won Third Region Soldier of the Year Competition

o wrote and implemented NCODP SOP which is now USAMA model program

o wrote Directed Energy Warfare training pamphlet displaying excellent staff skills

o wrote the GrantHeard Dictionary, an invaluable reference used in ROTC BNs across the country



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 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 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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