DD Form 1797. Personal Property Counseling Checklist

DD Form 1797. Personal Property Counseling Checklist

DD Form 1797 - Personal Property Counseling Checklist is used for counseling military personnel on their responsibilities and options when moving personal property.

The form consists of sections where a counselor provides information about entitlements, responsibilities, packing guidelines, and contact information for personal property moves. The form may include sections for checklists, acknowledgments, and signatures.

When completing DD Form 1797, it's important to provide accurate and detailed information about the personal property moving process. The form ensures that military personnel are well-informed and make informed decisions regarding their personal property moves.

Application Example: A military service member is preparing for a permanent change of station. By using DD Form 1797, a counselor explains the moving process, provides packing tips, and outlines the member's entitlements, helping them navigate the relocation smoothly.

No additional documents are typically required for filling out DD Form 1797. An alternative form could be DD Form 1797-1, Personal Property Counseling Checklist and Inventory, which combines counseling information with a personal property inventory checklist.