DA Form 4787 Reassignment Processing
What Is DA Form 4787?
DA Form 4787, Reassignment Processing is a form used for gathering the personal information of a soldier who had received reassignment instructions. A DA 4787 is used if the soldier is assigned to an overseas area. The information about family members - if any - must be provided on separate documents and attached to the form.
The new version of the form - sometimes incorrectly referred to as the DD Form 4787 - was released by the Department of the Army (DA) in March 2007 with all previous editions obsolete. An up-to-date DA Form 4787 fillable version is available for digital filing and download below or can be found through the Army Publishing Directorate website.
How to Fill out DA Form 4787?
Procedural guidelines and additional information can be found in the Army Regulation 600-8-11, Reassignment, released in May 2007. DA Form 4787 instructions are as follows:
- Part A Personnel and Assignment Management Data is completed by the Losing MPD or PSC.
- Block 1 is for providing information on the losing unit.
- Block 2 is for information about the gaining unit.
- Block 3 requires the soldier's full name.
- Block 4 is for entering their social security number.
- Block 5 is for the grade of the soldier.
- Block 6 is for the primary military occupational specialty. Block 6a is for providing information on the current unit or station. Block 6b is for the telephone number of that station (complete with area code). Block 6c is for the email address.
- Block 7a is for providing information about the unit of reassignment. Blocks 7b and 7c are for specifying the reassignment unit authority and providing their personal contact number. The report date should be entered in Block 7d.
- Block 8 is for temporary duty enroute if applicable. Block 8a is for identifying the military occupational specialty, specialty skill identifier, specialty qualification identifier or additional skill identifier. Block 8b is for stating the purpose of the temporary duty. Block 8c requires the date of graduation or termination.
- Complete Block 9 with the information for married army couples program (MACP) if joint domicile is requested. The name of the military spouse, their social security number, grade, primary military occupational specialty, current unit, and telephone number are entered in the corresponding Blocks 9a trough 9f.
- Part B Housing and Family Travel Data contains seven blocks in total.
- Identify any family members with physical, emotional, developmental or intellectual problems in Block 10.
- Block 11 is filled out if the Soldier is a sole parent
- Block 12 is for specifying whether economy quarters are accepted in case government quarters are not available.
- Block 13 is for providing information about family members who will be travelling with the soldier to their next permanent duty station. The name, relationship, sex, date of birth and citizenship are entered in Columns A through E for each family members.
- Any relative residing in the gaining destination must be identified in Block 14.
- The current place of residence and a family telephone number are entered in Blocks 15a and 15b.
- A contact address and personal phone number are provided in Blocks 16a and 16b.
- Blocks 17 through 17d require the signatures of the soldier and the MPD/PSC official and the date of filing.