This form will be used by the United States Department of the Army. The DA Form 2-1 is also known as a Personnel Qualification Record. It will be used to keep track of a U.S. Army soldier’s information and records, such as overseas service, awards and honors, or job details.
This form is important as a member of the Army can have many different titles and positions throughout their military career. They may also serve in many different places and participate in active duty tours. This form will ensure that the records of this soldier are kept up-to-date.
This form will be updated with any changes to the member’s education, training, and assignments. Personal family information may also be included on this form. This will allow the Army to know whether or not the enlisted individual has a spouse or children.
A Personnel Qualification Record should contain the following information:
Section I - Identification Data
Section II - Classification and Assignment Data
Section III - Service, Training and Other Dates
Section IV - Personal and Family Data
Section V - Miscellaneous
Section VI - Reserve Component Data
Section VII - Current and Previous Assignments