Action: Prepare Casualty Report

Conditions: In a classroom environment, given a blank DA Form 1156 (Casualty Feeder Report), AR 638-8 (Army Casualty Program), DA PAM 638-8 Procedures for the Army Casualty Program, FM 1-0 (HR Support), access to the Defense Casualty Information Processing System-Casualty Forward (DCIPS-CF), and awareness of Operational Environment (OE) variables and actors.


  1. Determine the correct type of report.
  2. Extract required information from supporting source documents.
  3. Complete a DA Form 1156 without error.
  4. Enter required information into DCIPS-CF with 100% accuracy.

Lesson Content


DA Form 1156 (Casualty Feeder Report)

AR 638-8 (Army Casualty Program)

DA PAM 638-8 (Procedures for the Army Casualty Program)

FM 1-0 (HR Support)