Figure 3-1. DA Form 3444-series file folder (DA Form 3444-2).
c. Print the individual's name (last name, first name, middle initial) in the upper
left corner (back portion of folder) as indicated.
Use a felt-tip marker or similar marking device to make written entries on the
folder. Do not use a pencil. Write so the entries can be read easily.
d. Write the patient's FMP (Table 3-1) in the two circles to the right of the name
area (back portion of folder). Enter one digit in each circle.
e. Write the sponsor's SSN in the nine blocks to the right of the FMP (back
portion of folder). The SSN is written in normal sequence (123-45-6789). The eighth
digit is preprinted in the proper block.
f. Place a piece of black tape over the number on the top (back portion) and far
right (back portion) of the folder that corresponds to the ninth digit of the sponsor's SSN
(the second digit of the primary group). This marking, in addition to the color coding,
helps to quickly locate records which have been misfiled. Figure 3-2 shows such a