DA Form 4187, Personnel Action, is used by the U.S. Army to request a variety of personnel actions for soldiers, including promotions, transfers, reassignments, and more. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to fill out and file a DA Form 4187: Step 1: Obtain the Form You can obtain a copy of DA Form 4187 from the official U.S. Army website or from your unit's administrative office. Step 2: Provide Soldier Information At the top of the form, provide the following information about the soldier: Name: Full legal name of the soldier. Social Security Number: The soldier's SSN. Rank: Current rank of the soldier. Date: The date the form is being filled out. Step 3: Type of Request Indicate the type of personnel action you are requesting by checking the appropriate box. This might include reassignment, promotion, name change, etc. Step 4: Details of Request Provide specific details about the personnel action you are requesting. This might include: New duty assignment or unit. Reason for the request. Effective date of the action. Any supporting documentation, if required. Step 5: Chain of Command Indicate the approval/disapproval of your immediate supervisor and higher-level approval authorities. The form might have designated spaces for signatures and dates. Step 6: Soldier's Signature and Date The soldier must sign and date the form at the bottom. Step 7: Submit the Form Submit the completed DA Form 4187 to the appropriate administrative office within your unit. Depending on the nature of the request, the form may need to be submitted to higher-level authorities for approval. Tips: Ensure that the information you provide on the form is accurate and complete. If you're not sure about how to properly fill out the form, you can seek assistance from your unit's administrative personnel or higher-ranking individuals who are familiar with the process. Keep a copy of the filled-out form for your records. The specific instructions and requirements may vary based on your unit and the nature of the personnel action you're requesting, so it's essential to follow the guidelines provided by your chain of command and unit administration. Use the most up-to-date version of DA Form 4187 available from official sources. Remember that DA Form 4187 is specific to the U.S. Army, and the procedures and forms might differ for other branches of the military or different organizations. Always refer to official military resources and guidelines for the most accurate and current information.