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Can a Squad Leader rate another Squad Leader?

I am an E-5(P) assigned as a squad leader. Is it proper for another squad leader who is an E-6 to rate me?

The Evaluator - Army Evaluation & Counseling Guide

AR 623-3 paragraph 2-5 states:

Rater Requirements. The rater will be the person (immediate supervisor) in the rating chain that directs and is most responsible for the rated Soldier’s performance. The rater will be the immediate supervisor that monitors/observes the day to day performance of the rated individual and directly guides the rated Soldier’s participation in the organization’s mission. The following describe the requirements by form.

DA Form 2166–8 (NCOER). A rater will be an officer or NCO of the U.S. Armed Forces or an employee of a DOD or U.S. Government agency (including nonappropriated fund rating officials). Members of Allied Forces will not be not authorized to serve as raters. The rater will normally be the immediate supervisor for a minimum period of 90 consecutive days.

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  • Mel


    Can you get fired from a Squad Leader position with out counseling?
    Can another E-6 that you where incharge of rate you or write my NCOER?
    Can they put an E-4 incharge of an E-6 without tell the E-6?

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