DD Form 2266, Hometown News Release Information is a document used as a medium for providing civilian news media outlets with information about certain outstanding servicemembers. This information may later be featured in articles in the employees' hometown newspapers.
The latest edition of the form - sometimes incorrectly referred to as the DA Form 2266 - was released by the Department of Defense (DoD) in June 1995 with all previous editions being obsolete. Download an up-to-date DD Form 2266 fillable version down below or find it through the Executive Services Directorate website.
All service members and DoD employees are encouraged to fill out the DD 2266 after getting promoted, receiving an award, getting selected for special assignments, or having completed professional and educational training. If the military or civilian employee would like to let their hometown know about their acсomplishments, they should fill the form and submit it to the DCMA.