A DA Form 71 is also known as an Oath of Office – Military Personnel form. It is used by the United States Department of the Army. This form will be used as a record of a soldier or officer accepting a new appointment. This is a mandatory form that must be filled out when necessary.
The form will detail which type of oath is occurring and in which branch of the U.S. Army. The person who is becoming an officer must put their full name down and sign the form. A DA Form 71 may be legally binding once signed, so it should be read carefully before completion. The person who is administering the oath must also sign the form before it is officially complete.
To complete a DA Form 71, you will need to submit the following information:
Party Swearing the Oath:
Officer Administering Oath: