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Military forms are official military documents active duty personnel and veterans use to apply for benefits, request records, and change their information on file. The different branches of the military service, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Space Force, use these documents for various purposes, including tracking of and approval of requests from people who are or were in service.
DA 10-161
DA 10-161 INDUSTRIAL STORAGE BATTERY SERVICE RECORD
DA 1058
DA 1058 APPLICATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING, ACTIVE DUTY FOR OPERATIONAL SUPPORT, AND ANNUAL TRAINING FOR SOLDIERS OF THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND U.S. ARMY RESERVE
DA 1119-1
DA 1119-1 CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT IN SAFETY
DA 1352
DA 1352 ARMY AIRCRAFT INVENTORY, STATUS AND FLYING TIME
DA 137-1
DA 137-1 UNIT CLEARANCE RECORD
DA 137-2
DA 137-2 INSTALLATION CLEARANCE RECORD
DA 1379
DA 1379 US ARMY RESERVE COMPONENTS UNIT RECORD OF RESERVE TRAINING
DA 1380
DA 1380 RECORD OF INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE OF RESERVE DUTY TRAINING
DA 1506
DA 1506 STATEMENT OF SERVICE - FOR COMPUTATION OF LENGTH OF SERVICE FOR PAY PURPOSES
DA 1559
DA 1559 INSPECTOR GENERAL ACTION REQUEST
DA 1569
DA 1569 TRANSCRIPT OF MILITARY RECORD
DA 1574-1
DA 1574-1 REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS BY INVESTIGATING OFFICER
DA 1574-2
DA 1574-2 REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS BY BOARD OF OFFICERS
DA 1594
DA 1594 DAILY STAFF JOURNAL OR DUTY OFFICER'S LOG
DA 1594
DA 1594 A DA Form 1594 is a United States Army form used to record the daily activities of a military member, recording information about daily training, operational reviews, and historical research.
DA 1599
DA 1599 INITIAL LISTING OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES
DA 160
DA 160 APPLICATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY
DA 1600
DA 1600 CHANGED LISTING OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES
DA 1613
DA 1613 RECORDS CROSS REFERENCE
DA 1618
DA 1618 APPLICATION FOR DETAIL AS STUDENT OFFICER AT A CIVILIAN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR AT TRAINING WITH INDUSTRY
DA 1622-1-R
DA 1622-1-R AFFIDAVITS OF INDIVIDUAL SURETIES (LRA)
DA 1622-R
DA 1622-R BOND FOR SAFEKEEPING OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY ISSUED TO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (LRA)
DA 1659
DA 1659 FINANCIAL LIABILITY INVESTIGATION OF PROPERTY LOSS REGISTER
DA 1666
DA 1666 CLAIMS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
DA 1668
DA 1668 SMALL CLAIMS CERTIFICATE
DA 1669
DA 1669 REQUEST FOR NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER AND DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION CODE FOR AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVE SUPPLIES
DA 1687
DA 1687 NOTICE OF DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY - RECEIPT FOR SUPPLIES
DA 1695
DA 1695 OATH OF EXTENSION OF ENLISTMENT
DA 1696
DA 1696 ENLISTMENT/REENLISTMENT QUALIFYING APPLICATION (SPECIALLY RECRUITED PERSONNEL)
DA 17
DA 17 REQUISITION FOR PUBLICATIONS AND BLANK FORMS
DA 17-1
DA 17-1 REQUISITION FOR PUBLICATIONS AND BLANK FORMS (CONTINUATION SHEET)
DA 1703-R
DA 1703-R ELIGIBILITY CROSS REFERENCE DATA (LRA)
DA 1704-R
DA 1704-R PAROLE STATEMENT (LRA)
DA 1712
DA 1712 WATER RECONNAISSANCE REPORT
DA 1713
DA 1713 DAILY WATER PRODUCTION LOG - 3,000 GPH ROWPU
DA 1713-2
DA 1713-2 DAILY WATER PRODUCTION LOG - 1,500 GPH TWPS
DA 1713-3
DA 1713-3 DAILY WATER PRODUCTION LOG - 125 GPH LWP
DA 1974
DA 1974 LAUNDRY LIST (MEDICAL TREATMENT FACILITY AND ORGANIZATION)
DD 1351-2 (2011-2016)
DD 1351-2 (2011-2016) A DD Form 1351-2 is also known as a Travel Voucher or Subvoucher.
DD 2768 (2016)
DD 2768 (2016) This airlift request form should be completed by the travel party and submitted to the senior traveler’s airlift validation office.
DS-4131
DS-4131 ADVANCE NOTIFICATION FORM TOURIST AND OTHER NON-GOVERNMENTAL ACTIVITIES IN THE ANTARCTIC TREATY AREA
DS-4138
DS-4138 REQUEST FOR ESCORT SCREENING COURTESIES
Eagle Scout Project Workbook
Eagle Scout Project Workbook One of the primary purposes of the Eagle Scout service project is to learn leader ship skills, or to improve or demonstrate leadership skills you already have.
Eagle Scout Rank Application
Eagle Scout Rank Application The purpose of this form is to help the BSA stay in contact with you. The information you provide will strengthen the National Eagle Scout Association as it assists Eagle Scouts in networking with one another. It will also help in determining strategies to increase the number of Scouts who achieve the Eagle rank.
SF-15
SF-15 A form to be used by Veterans and relatives of Veterans to apply for a 10-point Veterans' Preference.
Standard Form 180
Standard Form 180 The SF 180 may also be used to request a one-time replacement of Medals earned in service.
VA 5655
VA 5655 This form is typically requested in order to determine eligibility for various benefits through the VA, such as debt exemptions, payment plans, or compromise offers.

Military forms are documents that cover all branches of the military in the United States, including the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Army (DA), Department of the Air Force (DAF), Department of the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Reserve, and Veterans. They serve as a major part of documentation within the military for purposes such as accessing benefits, requesting records, and updating information on file.

Official military forms are exclusive for use by active-duty personnel and veterans.

Most popular military forms

DA Form 348

Officially referred to as Equipment Operator’s Qualification Record (Except Aircraft), DA Form 348 is a military form issued by the Department of the Army. To ensure that a service member is proficient in operating specific types of equipment, the form's primary purpose is to determine the qualifications of a service member in terms of operating equipment used in a service unit and assess his or her driving experience. A filer may submit it to the person who supervises a unit’s vehicle or equipment operation.

DA Form 1569

DA Form 1569, Transcript of Military Record, is a form issued by the Department of the Army used as a replacement document when DD Form 214, Certificate Release or Discharge from Active Duty, is not available. It may also be used in casualty cases verifying benefits.

DA Form 2823

To document legally a statement pertinent to criminal activities within the Armed Forces, DA Form 2823, Sworn Statement, a form by the Department of the Army, may be used. A member of the army who wants to give a testimony to be used as evidence may complete DA Form 2823. Moreover, it is widely used during court and legal proceedings, allowing them to continue even without the physical presence of a witness. Moreover, it serves as a supporting document or evidence in a formal investigation.

DA Form 1594

DA Form 1594, Daily Staff Journal or Duty Officer’s Log, is a military form by the Department of Defense used to document the daily activities of an active-duty member. Its primary purpose is activity monitoring and recording, including activities such as training and counseling. In addition, it may be used in monitoring information about routine programs, operational appraisal, and sequential research.

DA Form 4187

If you are an active-duty U.S. Army soldier and would like to request personnel action on your behalf, you may use DA Form 4187, Personnel Action. Some of the requests you can make using the form are Volunteering for Oversea Service, Exchange Reassignment, Special Forces Training or Assignment, and Reclassification. Upon submission, your DA Form 4187 will be routed to your S-1 or the Administration Officer who handles the information of all cadet human resources and sent to your manager for approval.

DA Form 1119-1

DA Form 1119-1, Certificate of Achievement in Safety, is a form by the Department of the Army used to give a service member to recognize his or her excellent safety performance in a specific type of operation.

DA Form 638

A form by the Department of the Army, Form DA 638 or officially referred to as Recommendation for Award is used to recommend a soldier for a type of award or recognition within the United States Army. It may be filled out by a higher-ranking soldier who wishes to recommend another soldier for an award. The higher-ranking soldier should know the soldier’s personal information and qualifications that make him or her deserving of an award. The form will be reviewed to determine if the recommended soldier fo qualified for decorations or awards. Form DA 638 may be used for most awards, except wartime awards and awards for valor and heroism. It is sent to the Department of Army for evaluation; the necessary actions will be taken in case of positive feedback.

DA Form 5960

DA Form 5960, Authorization to Start, Stop, or Change Basic Allowance for Quarters (BAQ) and/or Variable Housing Allowance (VHA), is used by a military member for the authorization to begin, adjust, or terminate basic allowance for quarters, variable housing allowance, or both. In general, it is used to apply for assistance for housing allowances or expenses and submitted to a unit’s Administration Officer (S-1) or human resource office. It will, then, be forwarded to the Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS).

DA Form 4856

DA Form 4856, Developmental Counseling Form, is a form by the Department of the Army used by counselors and leaders to review subordinates based on their demonstrated performance and potential. It requires the personal information of the soldier being counseled, the reason for the counseling, a list of discussion points, and the plans for the soldier. Upon reassignment, Expiration of Term of Service (ETS), or retirement, DA Form 4865 is destroyed, as it will no longer be needed by the department.

DA Form 31

The Request and Authority for Leave form or Form DA 31 is a form that an active-duty military service member under the Department of the Army needs to complete and submit to request temporary leave from their post. Primarily, it authorizes military leave and documents important information, including applicable dates of leave, emergency contact, and contact information. A leave request may be for personal, emergency, or travel purposes. It may also be used to request an extended pass. Take note that a soldier should keep Form DA 31 with him or her during the entirety of his or her leave, as it may be required for some circumstances.

DA Form 1379

Officially titled the U.S. Army Reserve Components Unit Record of Reserve Training, DA Form 1379 is used by units in both the Army National Guard and Army Reserves. Its primary purpose is to record and track a unit’s Inactive Duty Training (IDT) attendance, absences, pay, performance remarks, and other personnel-related information.

DA Form 160

The Application for Active Duty form or DA Form 160 is a military form that U.S. Reserve Duty soldiers file to apply for active-duty programs. Authorized military personnel uses it to determine the qualifications of applicants. Applicants submit DA Form 160 to their unit commander and wait for further directions regarding examinations, screening, and issuance of active-duty orders.