DD Form 370, Request for Reference is used for requesting additional data about an applicant wishing to enlist in the Armed Forces of the United States. The provided information helps to determine whether or not the applicant meets the criteria to become a member of the Army.
The latest version of the form - sometimes incorrectly referred to as the DA Form 370 (Request for Alteration and Repairs) - was released by the Department of Defense (DoD) in March 2009 with all previous editions obsolete. An up-to-date DD Form 370 fillable version is available for download and digital filing below or can be found through the Executive Services Directorate website.
The data included in the DD 370 Form becomes a part of the military personnel records of the applicant. The request is sent to a past employer, an official or church representative chosen by the applicant. The answers received through the form assist in determining whether the applicant fits the standards of the U.S. Armed Forces.