This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on May 1, 2000. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 1278 , is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.
Q: What is DD Form 1278?
A: DD Form 1278 is a certificate of oversea assignment.
Q: What is the purpose of DD Form 1278?
A: The purpose of DD Form 1278 is to support the application to file a petition for naturalization.
Q: What does DD Form 1278 certify?
A: DD Form 1278 certifies the overseas assignment of the applicant.
Q: Who needs to fill out DD Form 1278?
A: Individuals who are applying for naturalization and have had an overseas assignment need to fill out DD Form 1278.