DA Form 5226-R, Child Development Services (CDS) Sponsor/program Agreement (LRA) is a form used to define the responsibilities of the CDS personnel and the parent or guardian of a child.
The latest version of the form – sometimes incorrectly referred to as the DD Form 5226-R - was released by the Department of the Army (DA) in July 1989 with all previous editions being obsolete. An up-to-date DA Form 5226-R fillable version is available for digital filing and download below or can be found through the Army Publishing Directorate website
Child Development Services (CDS) offer part-day, full-day or hourly childcare and extended duty care for children of military personnel. Military working parents or full-time student parents can apply for CDS care for their children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years.