Rater Overall Comments

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The user may enter up to five lines of text and spaces in BULLET FORMAT to comment on the Rated NCO’s overall performance during the rating period as compared to all NCOs in this grade the Rater has ever rated. A common error is when Raters comment on future potential.

Senior Raters comment on potential.

•Focus on specific, quantifiable performance –

•Identify what a NCO did and how well they performed

•Quantify and qualify performance

•The Rater is the first individual to assess and write comments.

•Comments should explain what the Rated NCO did and how well he/she performed.

•A laundry list of superlatives is not helpful to selection boards – more is not necessarily better.

•Selection board members use the Rater’s comments in their file deliberations when they are looking for in-depth information on the Rated NCO’s performance.

•In the event the Senior Rater does not meet the minimum time requirements, then the Rater’s comments are the sole basis for assessing the Rated NCO.

•Rater Overall Performance section −Must include comment(s) concerning Rated NCO’s overall performance

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Key information includes the following:
•Rater Tendency Label – the value below each box equals the overall history of those ratings in this grade
•Rater Tendency (i.e., rating history) will be viewable within the Evaluation Entry System (EES) by the Rater’s Rater and Senior Rater

Far exceeded standard

 

Identify the upper third of NCOs for each rank with further stratification of the upper third by use of the FAR EXCEEDED STANDARD box check.

 

 

• Send to Division level Operations Course

• assign to positions of increased responsibility; this NCO is a future Sergeant Major

• his/her dedication to mission is unquestionable; remains composed and productive under stressful situations

• satisfactory performance in all respects for newly promoted SSG; was able to perform mission with little oversight

• performed according to standard, with minimal supervision

• outstanding performance in all respects; clearly performed above already high expectations

• true professional; totally dedicated to unit and mission

• performed exceedingly well

• a top notch NCO who expects and enjoys a challenge while instilling confidence within subordinates; sets an example for all to emulate

• strives for personal excellence; outstanding role model for subordinates and peers

• excels every time assigned to position as acting first sergeant

• long standing record of credibility, loyalty and dedication

• stands above contemporaries in personal commitment to professionalism and excellence

• demonstrated that he will excel in positions requiring strong administrative and leadership skills

• top performing SSG in a company with 28 SSGs

• top performing SGT in a company with 37 SGTs

• one of top 3 of 31 junior NCO's assigned to this battalion

• the best of my nine first sergeants

• best platoon sergeant in the company

• demonstrated capability of handling multiple crises situations and performing at next higher rank

Exceeded standard

 

Identify the upper third of NCOs for each rank with further stratification of the upper third by use of the FAR EXCEEDED STANDARD box check.

 

 

• superb performance, assign as a platoon sergeant

• assign to challenging troop assignments, ready to lead Soldiers in combat now

• possesses the self confidence and knowledge needed to face the toughest leadership challenges

• superb performance, promote immediately to MSG and assign as a battery first sergeant

• my most aggressive and energetic squad leader; best of three

• my most aggressive and energetic team leader; best of nine

• continue to utilize as squad leader to increase exposure to leadership challenges

• excellent NCO, needs more responsibility, makes difficult tasks seem easy

• demonstrated potential to serve as node center switch operator

• very capable NCO that can always be trusted to accomplish the mission

• a top notch NCO

• always assumes greater responsibilities when needed

• expects and enjoys a challenge

• instills confidence within subordinates

• developed his Soldiers well, both as individuals and as a mission ready team

• demonstrated outstanding leadership and management skills

• exemplifies the best of the NCO corps

• performed duties as the operations sergeant in an outstanding manner

• sets the standard for all missions assigned

• top SGT of the two I currently rate, best SGT in the company

• committed to the Army, Unit, and his Soldiers, unwavered devotion to his job and his responsibilities

• accomplished any tasks assigned; continuously demonstrated a high level of achieving excellent results

• top performing SSG that I currently rate

• excels at every task and mission, demonstrated skills and leadership above current grade

• possesses the self-confidence and knowledge needed to face the toughest leadership challenges

Met standard

 

Identify NCOs who successfully achieved and maintained required Army and organizational standards.

 

 

• took time to mentor Soldiers and fellow NCOs during the duty day and during personnel time; ensuring they reach their full potential and the next level of responsibility in the United States Army.

• performance over this period was not reflecting someone of his current rank

• performance was not that of an Army Staff Sergeant

• continue to develop as a Squad Leader

Did not meet standard

 

Identify NCOs who did not meet required Army and organizational standards.

 

 

• NCO demonstrated poor performance and is not ready for promotion at this time

• lowest performing of 4 squad leaders

 

Soldier Donated Content

 

• proven combat leader; executed every assignment and tasking with minimal guidance from his leadership

• self-driven NCO; demonstrated exceptional performance as Unit Movement Officer and Air Load Planner

• extremely well organized and perceptive to the problems and needs of subordinates

• very capable NCO that can always be trusted to accomplish the mission

• developed his Soldiers well, both as individuals and as a mission ready team

• satisfactory performance in all respects for newly promoted SGT; was able to perform mission with little oversight

• phenomenal performance during this period; his ability to meet the commanders intent on multiple lines of effort is unmatched

• dedicated NCO whose dedication to the unit led to an unprecedented number of OC/Ts having the opportunity to attend schools as well as ensure that the BN always meets its Partnership requirements with the ARNG

• in the top half of the NCOs I rate in this grade

• a mainstream performance; a well-rounded NCO and an asset to the unit

• technically masterful; an adaptable, strategic thinker during complex circumstances