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Additional Duty

00G MOS - Immaterial

11B Infantryman

11C Indirect Fire Infantryman

11Z Infantry Senior Sergeant

12A Engineer Officer

12B Combat Engineer (ARNG)

12C Bridge Crewmember

12D Army Diver

12G Quarrying Specialist

12H Construction Engineering Supervisor

12K Plumber

12M Firefighter

12N Horizontal Construction Engineer

12P Prime Power Production Specialist

12Q Transmission and Distribution Specialist

12R Interior Electrician

12S Topographic Surveyor

12T Technical Engineer

12V Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator

12W Carpenty and Masonry Specialist

12Y Geospatial Engineer

12Z Combat Engineering Senior Sergeant

13B Cannon Crewmember

13C Tactical Automated Fire Control Systems Specialist

13D FA Automated Tactical Data System Specialist

13E Cannon Fire Direction Specialist

13F Fire Support Specialist

13M Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember

13R FA Firefinder Radar Operator

13Z Field Artillery Senior Sergeant

14E PATRIOT Fire Control Enhanced Operator/Maintainer

14G Air Defense Battle Management System Operator

14H Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operator

14J Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator Maintainer

14S Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember

14T PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer

15B Aircraft Powerplant Repairer

15E Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer

15F Aircraft Electrician

15G Aircraft Structural Repairer

15H Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer

15J OH-58D Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer

15N Avionic Mechanic

15P Aviation Operations Specialist

15Q Air Traffic Control Operator

15R AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer

15S OH-58D Helicopter Repairer

15T UH-60 Helicopter Repairer

15U CH-47 Helicopter Repairer

15W Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator

15Y AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer

15Z Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant

17C Cyber Operations Specialist

18B Special Forces Weapons Sergeant

18C Special Forces Engineer Sergeant

18D Special Forces Medical Sergeant

18E Special Forces Communications Sergeant

18F Special Forces Operations and Intel Sergeant

18Z Special Forces Senior Sergeant

19D Cavalry Scout

19K M1 Armor Crewman

21B Combat Engineer

21C Bridge Crewmember

21D Diver

21E Heavy Construction Equipment Operator

21F Crane Operator

21G Quarrying Specialist

21H Construction Engineering Supervisor

21K Plumber

21N Construction Equipment Supervisor

21R Interior Electrician

21T Technical Engineering Specialist

21W Carpentry and Masonry Specialist

25B Information Systems Operator-Analyst

25C Radio Operator-Maintainer

25E Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager

25F Network Switching Systems Operator-Maintainer

25L Cable Systems Installer/Maintainer

25P Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainer

25Q Multichannel Transmission System Operator/Maintainer

25R Visual Information Equipment Operator/Maintainer

25S Satellite Communication Systems Operator/Maintainer

25U Signal Support Systems Specialist

25W Telecom Operations Chief

27A Judge Advocate

27D Paralegal Specialist

29E Electronic Warfare Specialist

31A Military Police Officer

31B Military Police

31D Criminal Investigation Special Agent

31E Corrections Specialist

35F Intel Analyst

35G Imagery Analyst

35H Common Ground Station Analyst

35L Counter Intelligence Agent

35M Human Intelligence Collector

35N Signals Intelligence Analyst

35T Military Intelligence Systems Maintainer/Integrator

36B Financial Management Technician

37F Psychological Operations Specialist

38A Civil Affairs Officer

38B Civil Affairs Specialist

42A Human Resources Specialist

42B Personnel Systems Management

420A Human Resources Technician

42R Army Bandsperson

46Q Public Affairs Specialist

46R Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist

46Z Public Affairs Chief

51C Contracting NCO

52D Power Generation Equipment Repairer

56M Chaplain's Assistant

63B Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

63H Track Vehicle Repairer

63Z Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor

68A Biomedical Equipment Specialist

68B Orthopedic Specialist

68C Practical Nursing Specialist

68D Operating Room Specialist

68E Dental Specialist

68F Physical Therapy Specialist

68G Patient Administration Specialist

68H Optical Laboratory Specialist

68J Medical Logistics Specialist

68K Medical Laboratory Specialist

68L Occupational Therapy Specialist

68M Nutrition Care Specialist

68N Cardiovascular Specialist

68P Radiology Specialist

68Q Pharmacy Specialist

68R Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist

68S Preventive Medicine Specialist

68T Animal Care Specialist

68U Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist

68V Respiratory Specialist

68W Health Care Specialist

68X Mental Health Specialist

68Y Eye Specialist

68Z Chief Medical NCO

74D Chemical Operations Specialist

75D Personnel Records Specialist

79R Recruiter

79S Career Counselor

79T Recruiting/Retention NCO (ARNG)

79V Retention And Transition NCO

88H Cargo Specialist

88K Watercraft Operator

88L Watercraft Engineer

88M Motor Transport Operator

88N Transportation Management Coordinator

88Z Transportation Senior Sergeant

89A Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist

89B Ammunition Specialist

89D Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist

91A M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer

91B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

91C Utilities Equipment Repairer

91D Power Generation Equipment Repairer

91E Allied Trades Specialist

91F Small Arms/Artillery Repairer

91G Fire Control Repairer

91H Track Vehicle Repairer

91J Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer

91K Armament Repairer

91L Construction Equipment Repairer

91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle Maintainer

91P Artillery Mechanic

91W Metal Worker

91X Maintenance Supervisor

91Z Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor

92A Automated Logistical Specialist

92F Petroleum Supply Specialist

92G Food Operations

92L Petroleum Laboratory Specialist

92M Mortuary Affairs Specialist

92R Parachute Rigger

92S Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair

92W Water Treatment Specialist

92Y Unit Supply Specialist

94E Radio & COMSEC Repairer

94F Computer/Detection Systems Repairer

94R Avionic and Survivability Equipment Repairer

94S Patriot System Repairer

94Z Senior Electronic Maintenance Chief

96B Intelligence Analyst

96D Imagery Analyst

ACP Sergeant of the Guard

Arms Room NCO

Assistant Operations NCO

Barracks Management NCO

Combatives Advisor

Deployment NCOIC

Detachment Sergeant

Drill Sergeant

Enlisted Aide

Equal Opportunity Advisor

Family Readiness Liaison

First Sergeant

Honor Guard

International Military Student Officer (IMSO)


Liaison Noncommissioned Officer (LNO)

Motor Sergeant

Observer Controller Trainer

Operations NCO

Platoon Sergeant

Readiness NCO

Rear Detachment NCOIC/1SG/SGM

Rear Detachment Sergeant

Rear Detachment Platoon Sergeant

Rear Detachment Shift Leader

Recruiter Duty Descriptions

RSP Training NCO

Schools and Defense Travel System (DTS) NCO


Small Group Leader

Staff Duty NCO

Survey Administrator

Technical Inspector

Training NCO

Unit Administrator

Unit Armorer

Unit RESET Planner

Unit Supply Sergeant

S-3 Duty Descriptions

S-4 Duty Descriptions

Misc Duty Descriptions

DA PAM 623-3, Evaluation Reporting System

3–6. Part III, Duty Description

This information is written by the rater and verified with the rated NCO. Refer to DA PAM 623-3, Evaluation Reporting System, table 3–3 for duty description evaluation instructions. The duty description:

Is an outline of the normal requirements of the specific duty position.

Should show type of work required rather than frequently changing tasks.

Is essential to performance counseling and evaluation. It is used during the first counseling session to tell the rated NCO what the duties are and what needs to be emphasized.

May be updated during the rating period.

Is used at the end of the rating period to record what was important about the duties.

NCOER Part : IIIc: Daily Duties and Scope

These must include a series of phrases, starting with verbs/action words and separated by semicolons and ending in a period. This block should address the most important routine duties and responsibilities. Ideally, this should include the number of people supervised, equipment, facilities, and dollars involved and any other routine duties and responsibilities.

Readiness NCO or training NCO. For ARNGUS AGR Soldiers assigned as readiness NCO or training NCO, enter both the NCO’s TOE or TDA assignment and the full-time support titles such as Chief or Firing Battery/Readiness NCO. Include a mix of both the position duties and the full-time support duties in Part IIIc, d, and e.

NCOER Part : IIId: Areas of Special Emphasis

Enter areas of special emphasis/appointed duties. These must include a list of tasks/duties separated by semicolons and ending with a period. This block is the most likely to change during the rating period. It should include the most important items that applied at any time during the rating period. ARNGUS AGR Soldiers assigned as readiness NCO or training NCO, enter both the NCO’s TOE or TDA assignment and the full-time support titles such as Chief or Firing Battery/Readiness NCO. Include a mix of both the position duties and the full-time support duties in Part IIIc, d, and e.

NCOER Part : IIIe: Appointed Duties

Include duties appointed that are not normally included in the duty description. For ARNGUS AGR Soldiers assigned as Readiness NCO or Training NCO, enter both the NCO’s TOE or TDA assignment and the full-time support titles such as Chief or Firing Battery/Readiness NCO. Include a mix of both the position duties and the full-time support duties in Part III, d, and e.

NCOER Part : IIIf: Counseling Dates

Enter the actual dates of the counseling obtained from the DA Form 2166-8-1 (YYYYMMDD). When counseling dates are omitted, the senior rater will enter a statement in part Ve, explaining why counseling was not accomplished. The absence of counseling will not be used as the sole basis for an appeal. However, the lack of counseling may be used to help support other claims made in an appeal.

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