US Naval Institute has a discussion about how the new ofﬁcer evaluation report (OER) might be improved.
This was always my least favorite part of being in the service. Frequently it seemed if you were honest and followed the instructions, it was the kiss of death–damning with faint praise.
Ultimately I came to believe we would be best served if the evaluation was a simple choice of three check boxes.
___ Make this officer Commandant
___ Does OK
___ Fire the SOB