Enclosure (2) to COMDTINST 1514.1
Page 4 of CG-6073 (04-05)
Command Worksheet for PA "A" School candidate interview
After the screening
The original signed and completed command worksheet must be provided to the Public
Affairs Office or Detachment where the member intends to undergo a PA Supervisor interview,
either before the candidate arrives for the PA Supervisor interview, or when the member arrives
at the interview.
The member should be prepared to take a typing test during the PA Supervisor interview
demonstrating the ability to type 20 wpm. The member should bring to the interview a 250-word
maximum essay on why he or she wants to be a PA and what experiences he or she has had
that will help prepare him or her for the job.
The command shall provide a copy of the signed command worksheet to the PA
applicant for his or her records. The commanding officer may keep a copy of the completed
worksheet in his or her personal files but will not submit or use this assessment for any purpose
other than the PA A-School interview process. An entry should not be made into the member's
Please direct all questions regarding the command interview guidelines, other aspects of
the PA candidate interview process and general questions about the PA rating to the PA Rating
Force Master Chief at Commandant (G-IPA-5), 202-267-1209.