Last Updated on December 22, 2021 by Tina Clark
DA Form 4856 is a Development Counseling Form used by the US Department of the Army.
This form is used to document counseling sessions between counselors/leaders and their subordinates/soldiers in the Army and required for any counseling sessions given to military personnel although the information included in the form is not disclosed publicly.
When it is completed, it is included to a soldier’s personal file and kept on record over a period of the counseled soldier’s service. Of course, both parties would keep a signed copy of DA Form 4856.
Step 1: Add DA Form 4856 PDF file
Download and install PDF Editing software for Windows - WidsMob ConvertPDF. Open the DA Form 4856 template by clicking the Open button or directly drag the form to the program.
Step 2: Convert DA Form 4856 PDF to Word Format for Editing
You will be in the default PDF to Word section. Choose Settings at the bottom. Later, you can see a popping-up window with the name of Option. Click Word in the left panel, and then set to convert PDF to word (*.docx) or word 2003-2007 (*.doc).
Step 3: Edit DA Form 4856
If you want to keep the original layout and preservation, choose Same as Resource at the bottom. Click the huge Convert button on the lower right corner. Few seconds later, you can get the converted word document successfully.Then you can edit this DA 4856 PDF according to your need.