DA evaluations focus on an individual Soldier's potential. They are judgments on their ability to perform atcurrent and higher grades, and they are also made to judge whether an officer or NCO should be retained andgiven greater responsibility in their present grade. In making DA evaluations, what three factors areconsidered?
Army requirements for leaders: officers and non-commissioned officers frequently change. At times, the Armyhas a need for leaders with certain backgrounds, experience, and expertise. The size of the Army leader corps bylaw in terms of strength by grade. Army needs limit the number of selections and assignments that can be made.Thus, a leader’s potential is partially determined by how they compare with their peers.2. Duty performance. Performance of duty is an extremely important factor in determining a leader’s potential.Duty performance is judged by how well a Soldier performs their assigned tasks and how well they meet Armyprofessional values uniquely established for each respective corps.